ETStar From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 7 Posted (10 years 2 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 6258 times:
British Airways, through British Mediterranean will be serving Addis Ababa via Amman, Jordan, with full 5th freedom rights between AMM and ADD as of the upcoming summer season. 4x per week as follows, all on 321s:
Heathrow (LHR), London, United Kingdom 13:55
Bole (ADD), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 01:45 +1 day(s)
321 9h50min Friday, April 29, 2005
Friday, October 21, 2005 Friday
Heathrow (LHR), London, United Kingdom 14:35
Bole (ADD), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 02:25 +1 day(s)
321 9h50min Wednesday, June 22, 2005
Wednesday, October 26, 2005 Wednesday
Heathrow (LHR), London, United Kingdom 15:05
Bole (ADD), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 02:55 +1 day(s)
321 9h50min Monday, April 4, 2005
Monday, October 24, 2005 Monday
Heathrow (LHR), London, United Kingdom 15:30
HB-IWC From Indonesia, joined Sep 2000, 4545 posts, RR: 71
Reply 4, posted (10 years 2 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 6151 times:
KLM should be flying into Addis Ababa by now, with twice weekly B763ER flights, served in combination with Khartoum, Sudan. Flights operate on Thursdays and Saturdays via Khartoum and nonstop on the way back.
BMED From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2004, 863 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (10 years 2 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 6102 times:
Well, the company knows that BMED have created a go foothold in this market. The service is great and also a lot of the crew can speak the languages from these parts. To switch to mainline would be bad for BMED and I think you might find that BA have signed a contract with BMED so that BMED won't have the route taken off them.
BMED has been one of these airlines that you hear of little but have been doing well unlike some carriers although this could be because of the rich destinations it flys to. (but not all of them though are rich middle east countries).
LH423 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 53
Reply 8, posted (10 years 2 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 5887 times:
Quoting LHSTR (Reply 3): I am wondering how BA is able to compete in the high Yield market on such routes, as the competitors offer a real C-Class cabin.
Have you ever experienced B|MED's C service? Sure, it may not be the same as BA's on the long-haul fleet but it's definitely not the same as Club Europe or any competitive European C class (i.e. LH or AF).
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