Ethiopian Airlines NS18 international changes as of 08MAR18

Ethiopian Airlines this week filed additional changes to its planned international service, for Northern summer season from 25MAR18.

Addis Ababa – Barcelona – Madrid eff 03JUN18 Previously planned new routing is cancelled (Refer to Addis Ababa – Madrid entry for additional update)
Addis Ababa – Bangkok – Hong Kong eff 04JUN18 Planned service resumption, 3 weekly 787-8. Bangkok – Hong Kong sector opened for booking since late-Feb 2018, after securing local traffic rights
Addis Ababa – Johannesburg eff 25MAR18 Planned 3rd weekly service, operated by 737-800, begins from 25MAR18, instead of 01JUN18

Addis Ababa – Kisangani – Mbuji Mayi – Addis Ababa eff 27MAR18 New routing and destinations, 3 weekly 737-800 (Previously scheduled to commence on 01MAR18)
Addis Ababa – London Heathrow eff 02JUN18 Increase from 7 to 10 weekly, A350-900XWB operating
ET718 ADD1310 – 1855LHR 350 367
ET719 LHR1005 – 1940ADD 350 67
ET719 LHR1200 – 2135ADD 350 3

Addis Ababa – Madrid eff 03JUN18 Madrid service will be operating as nonstop in both direction, replacing 1-stop service via Rome (until 31MAY18). 787-8 operates 3 weekly (Day 247 from ADD / Day 135 from MAD), 4 weekly from 30JUN18
ET712 ADD2350 – 0855+1MAD 788 x135
ET713 MAD2015 – 0700+1ADD 788 x246

Previously reported changes:
Addis Ababa – Abidjan – Newark eff 10MAY18 New routing, 3 weekly 787-8 operation. Overall service to Abidjan will now be increasing from 5 to 7 weekly
Addis Ababa – Antananarivo eff 02JUN18 787-8 replaces 737-800, 4 weekly (Selected dates by 767)
Addis Ababa – Bahrain eff 25MAR18 3 weekly 737-800 operating nonstop in both direction, replacing Addis Ababa – Dammam – Bahrain – Addis Ababa routing
Addis Ababa – Bamako – Dakar eff 01JUN18 4 of 7 weekly operated by 767, replacing 787-8
Addis Ababa – Cape Town eff 01JUN18 777-300ER operates 1 daily, replacing 777-200LR/787-8/-9
Addis Ababa – Chengdu eff 04JUN18 Service operates 3 weekly, instead of 4. 787-8 operating
Addis Ababa – Chicago O’Hare eff 02JUN18 NEW 3 weekly 787-8 service. Westbound service operates via Dublin
Addis Ababa – Dammam eff 25MAR18 3 weekly 737-800 operating nonstop in both direction, replacing Addis Ababa – Dammam – Bahrain – Addis Ababa routing
Addis Ababa – Entebbe – Goma eff 01JUN18 1 daily 737-800, replacing existing 1 weekly nonstop Addis Ababa – Goma (Dash8-Q400) and 3 weekly Addis Ababa – Bujumbura – Goma (737-800)
Addis Ababa – Hong Kong – Manila eff 02JUN18 Planned routing change for Manila, via Hong Kong instead of Bangkok, remains unchanged. 787-8 operates 4 weekly
Addis Ababa – Kinshasa A350-900XWB to be replaced by following
25MAR18 – 31MAY18 777-200LR Day x146 (Selected dates 787-8/-9)
01JUN18 – 27OCT18 777-200LR Daily (Selected dates 787-8/-9)

Addis Ababa – Kuwait City eff 01APR18 Increase from 5 to 7 weekly, 737-800 operating
Addis Ababa – Lilongwe eff 01JUN18 1 daily nonstop service in both direction, replacing Addis Ababa – Lilongwe – Blantyre – Addis Ababa routing. 737-800 operating
Addis Ababa – Lome – Newark
eff 10MAY18 Reduce from 5 to 4 weekly, 787-8 operating. Overall service to Newark, including 1-stop via Abidjan, will increase from 5 to 7 weekly
Addis Ababa – Lubumbashi eff 01JUN18 1 daily nonstop service in both direction, replacing Addis Ababa – Lubumbashi – Ndola – Addis Ababa routing. 737-800 operating
Addis Ababa – Milan Malpensa – Geneva eff 02JUN18 Nonstop Addis Ababa – Milan sector increases from 2 to 3 weekly, which extends to Geneva (instead of Brussels), a new destination for the airline. 787-8 operating (28JUL18 – 01SEP18 with 777-200LR)
Addis Ababa – Moroni – Nosy-Be – Addis Ababa eff 27MAR18 New routing. Nosy-Be is the airline’s new destination, 3 weekly 737-800 service (Moroni remains unchanged at 7 weekly)
ET837 ADD0900 – 1250HAH1335 – 1450NOS1535 – 1950ADD 738 246

Addis Ababa – Mumbai Operational aircraft changes for 2 daily flights
25MAR18 – 31MAY18 777-200LR
01JUN18 – 28OCT18 A350-900XWB

Addis Ababa – Muscat eff 02JUN18 Increase from 5 to 7 weekly, 737-800 operating
Addis Ababa – Ndola – Blantyre – Addis Ababa
eff 01JUN18 New routing, 1 daily 737-800
Addis Ababa – Paris CDG
eff 31MAY18 787-9 replaces 777-200LR, 1 daily
Addis Ababa – Rome eff 01JUN18 Overall service on this sector increases to 9 weekly
Addis Ababa – Sao Paulo Guarulhos – Buenos Aires
eff 02JUN18 777-200LR replaces 787-8
eff 15JUN18 Increase from 5 to 7 weekly

Addis Ababa – Seoul Incheon – Tokyo Narita eff 02JUN18 4 weekly 787-8 service, replacing Addis Ababa – Hong Kong – Seoul and Addis Ababa – Hong Kong – Tokyo routing. Overall frequency for Tokyo increases from 3 to 4 weekly
Addis Ababa – Singapore – Kuala Lumpur eff 25MAR18 787-8 replaces -9, 5 weekly
Addis Ababa – Stockholm Arlanda – Oslo 23MAR18 – 29MAY18 All 5 weekly flights served by 787-9, replacing -8/-9
Addis Ababa – Vienna – Brussels eff 01JUN18 Increase from 5 to 7 weekly. Brussels will be served via Vienna only, Vienna overall increases from 5 to 7 weekly. Service operated by a mix of 777-200LR, 787-8 and -9
Addis Ababa – Windhoek 30MAR18 – 25MAY18 1 of 4 weekly operated by 787-9, replaces -8


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