Ethiopian Airlines W15 Africa Service Changes as of 10SEP15

Ethiopian Airlines this week gradually updates planned Northern winter 2015/16 operations within Africa, effective 25OCT15. Planned service changes as follow.

Eastern Africa
Addis Ababa – Entebbe NEW 3rd daily service, all flights operating as nonstop in both direction (ET336 no longer operates via Kigali on inbound)
ET332 ADD1010 – 1215EBB 738 D
ET334 ADD1545 – 1750EBB 738 D
ET336 ADD2245 – 0050+1EBB 738 D

ET337 EBB0400 – 0605ADD 738 D
ET333 EBB1305 – 1510ADD 738 D
ET335 EBB1845 – 2050ADD 738 D

Addis Ababa – Khartoum Overall service reduces from 4 to 3 daily. Boeing 767 will also operate this route, twice a week
Addis Ababa – Kigali NEW nonstop service in both direction with Dash8-Q400, replacing Addis Ababa – Entebbe – Kigali – Addis Ababa
ET821 ADD2245 – 0045+1KGL DH8 D
ET820 KGL0210 – 0620ADD DH8 D

Addis Ababa – Mombasa Service Increase from 7 to 10 weekly with split schedule
ET322 ADD0932 – 1152MBA 738 246
ET320 ADD1030 – 1250MBA 738 x246
ET324 ADD1540 – 1800MBA 738 246

ET323 MBA1240 – 1500ADD 738 246
ET321 MBA1730 – 1950ADD 738 x246
ET325 MBA1900 – 2120ADD 738 246

Western Africa
* Service adjustment to Lome, Cotonou and Abidjan:
Addis Ababa – Abidjan Service reduced from 7 to 5 weekly, however Abidjan will be operated by Boeing 787-8 on nonstop basis in both direction (Currently 3 weekly via Cotonou, 4 weekly via Lome)
ET917 ADD0825 – 1135ABJ 788 x24
ET916 ABJ1235 – 2145ADD 788 x24

Addis Ababa – Cotonou 3 weekly service becoming terminator operation
ET927 ADD0855 – 1225COO 738 357
ET926 COO1325 – 2055ADD 738 357

Addis Ababa – Lome Service increases from 4 to 6 weekly, becoming terminator service with Boeing 737
ET907 ADD0900 – 1155LFW 73W x1
ET906 LFW1245 – 2125ADD 73W x1

* 1 of 5 weekly Addis Ababa – Bamako – Dakar service operated by Boeing 757, instead of 767
* Addis Ababa – Libreville, currently daily 737-700/-800 operation, will become the following:
Addis Ababa – Libreville – Pointe Noire – Addis Ababa 3 weekly 767
ET925 ADD0843 – 1048LBV1140 – 1300PNR1350 – 2010ADD 763 246

Addis Ababa – Yaounde – Libreville – Addis Ababa 4 weekly 767. Yaounde is a new destination in ET network for W15
ET923 ADD0843 – 1048NSI1150 – 1250LBV1350 – 2010ADD 763 x246

* 3 of 7 weekly Pointe Noire service operates via Libreville, see above. The remaining 4 weekly continues to see nonstop 737 service in both direction

Southern Africa
* Service adjustment for Harare, Lusaka, including frequency increase
Addis Ababa – Harare – Lusaka – Addis Ababa ET873 3 of 4 weekly service operated by Boeing 777-200LR, replacing 787-8
Addis Ababa – Lusaka – Harare – Addis Ababa ET863 3 weekly operated by Boeing 777-200LR, replacing 787-8. This routing will increase to 6 weekly with new overnight ET893 737-700 operation
ET893 ADD2100 – 0010+1LUN0055+1 – 0155+1HRE0240+1 – 0805+1ADD 73W 357

* Capacity increase for Mozambique
Addis Ababa – Maputo Boeing 787-8 replaces 737-800, daily

* Existing Addis Ababa – Gaborone – Cape Town – Johannesburg – Addis Ababa routing will split to following. Cape Town and Gaborone will each receive 7th and 4th weekly flight:
Addis Ababa – Gaborone – Cape Town
ET829 ADD0940 – 1440GBE1530 – 1745CPT 738 246
ET847 ADD0940 – 1440GBE1530 – 1745CPT 738 1

ET846 CPT0935 – 1135GBE1235 – 1945ADD 738 2
ET828 CPT0935 – 1140GBE1245 – 1945ADD 738 146

Addis Ababa – Johannesburg – Cape Town
ET849 ADD2330 – 0440+1JNB0540+1 – 0800+1CPT 738 357
ET848 CPT2000 – 2200JNB2300 – 0610+1ADD 738 246