Ethiopian Airlines W17 service changes as of 25OCT17

Ethiopian Airlines this week filed additional update to its planned winter 2017/18 season, including the confirmation of Boeing 787-9 service. The airline’s 787-9 aircraft appeared in schedule listing since September 2017, however the corresponding seat map did not adjust until recent days, which now displaying C30Y285.

As of 26OCT17, planned winter schedule changes as follow.

Addis Ababa – Beijing Previously scheduled A350-900XWB service replaced by following:
01OCT17 – 30NOV17 777-300ER (Previously reported)
02DEC17 – 15DEC17 777-300ER
16DEC17 – 16JAN18 777-200LR
17JAN18 – 24MAR18 777-300ER

Addis Ababa – Brazzaville – Pointe Noire – Addis Ababa eff 03DEC17 1 of 6 weekly (Day 7) operated by 787-9, replacing -8
Addis Ababa – Cape Town eff 06DEC17 787-9 operating 1 of 7 weekly service (2 weekly from 15DEC17)
Addis Ababa – Chengdu
eff 10DEC17 Planned increase from 3 to 4 weekly remains unchanged, 787-8 service
eff 21FEB18 1 of 4 weekly operated by 787-9, replacing -8

Addis Ababa – Frankfurt eff 29OCT17 A350-900XWB operates entire winter season, replacing 777-200LR (Previously scheduled 01OCT17 – 30NOV17 only)
Addis Ababa – Guangzhou 29OCT17 – 30NOV17 Service reduces from 10 to 7 weekly
Addis Ababa – Kilimanjaro – Zanzibar
eff 02DEC17 787-9 operates once a week
eff 03DEC17 Service reduces from 7 to 4 weekly (Addis Ababa – Kilimanjaro remains 7 weekly; Previously reported)

Addis Ababa – Mumbai
29OCT17 – 30NOV17 Previously filed 787-9 service for ET640/641 is cancelled, replaced by 767-300ER
eff 01MAR18 ET610/611 A350-900XWB replaces 777-200LR (No new adjustment since last report)

Addis Ababa – Rome – Milan Malpensa 12DEC17 – 30JAN18 787-9 operates 1 of 3 weekly, replacing -8
Addis Ababa – Singapore – Kuala Lumpur First 787-9 service on this route scheduled on 30NOV17. Service operated by a mix of 787-8/-9 until 15FEB18, switching to -9 only from 17FEB18
Addis Ababa – Stockholm Arlanda – Oslo eff 01DEC17 787-9 operates 1 of 5 weekly
Addis Ababa – Toronto (Westbound via Dublin)
eff 02DEC17 Increase from 3 to 5 weekly (Previously reported)
14DEC17 – 15FEB18 787-9 operates 1 of 5 weekly, replacing -8

Previously reported changes:
Addis Ababa – Accra eff 29OCT17 A350 replaces 777-200LR, 1 daily
Addis Ababa – Hong Kong – Seoul Incheon eff 05NOV17 Increase from 3 to 4 weekly (Overall to Hong Kong increases from 6 to 7 weekly)
Addis Ababa – Mahe Island eff 06DEC17 Increase from 5 to 6 weekly, 737-800 service
Addis Ababa – Moroni eff 29OCT17 Increase from 3 to 6 weekly, 7 weekly from 07NOV17. Boeing 737-800 replaces 787-8 (2 of 7 weekly by 767/787 from 01DEC17)
Addis Ababa – Niamey – Ouagadougou
eff 01OCT17 4 weekly 787 (767 from 29OCT17, 3 weekly in Nov 2017), replacing existing Addis Ababa – Niamey and Addis Ababa – Ouagadougou service
Addis Ababa – Sao Paulo Guarulhos eff 12DEC17 Increase from 4 to 5 weekly from 12DEC17
Addis Ababa – Shanghai Pu Dong eff 29OCT17 A350 replaces 777-200LR, 1 daily
Addis Ababa – Vienna – Brussels eff 12DEC17 Increase from 4 to 5 weekly, 787-8 service
Addis Ababa – Windhoek eff 01OCT17 787-8 replaces 737-800, 4 weekly
Addis Ababa – Zanzibar eff 03DEC17 Nonstop service resumption since March 2015. 3 weekly 737-800/787-9


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