Ethiopian Airlines in this week’s schedule update filed additional changes to its Los Angeles operation, from 17DEC18. The Star Alliance carrier will operate Addis Ababa – Lome – Los Angeles route, including 5th freedom traffic rights on Lome – Los Angeles sector, the first nonstop US West Coast link from Togo. Flight arrival into Los Angeles will move from morning hours to evening as a result.
Boeing 787-8 operates this route 3 times a week.
ET504 ADD0820 – 1110LFW1225 – 1935LAX 787 136
ET505 LAX2135 – 1935+1LFW2050+1 – 0540+2ADD 787 136
With this service adjustment, Ethiopian’s Addis Ababa – Lome sector will increase from 4 to 7 weekly, including 4 weekly Addis Ababa – Lome – Newark route. The airline currently operates Addis Ababa – Dublin – Los Angeles service.