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Ethiopian To Washington 6x Per Week And More  
User currently offlineETStar From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 7
Posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 4842 times:

With the upcoming summer schedule, Ethiopian will increase service to Washington Dulles to 6x per week, Frankfurt to 4x per week. Also, new (resumed) service to Sanaa, Yemen and Bahrain.

Schedules posted at http://www.africanflyer.com

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User currently offlineDkny From Ethiopia, joined Mar 2004, 714 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4658 times:

ETstar

What days will see the extra IAD flight?


User currently offlineWjcandee From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5341 posts, RR: 23
Reply 2, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4637 times:

Are they using their own metal for all flights, or will they wet-lease an MD11 from World Airways again?

User currently offlineDkny From Ethiopia, joined Mar 2004, 714 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 4479 times:

IAD goes up in mid may

http://allafrica.com/stories/200702060539.html


User currently offlineEtstar From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 4370 times:

Quoting Dkny (Reply 1):
ETstar

What days will see the extra IAD flight?

Flights operated daily except Saturday out of Addis.


User currently offlineClrd4t8koff From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 225 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 4207 times:

Quoting Etstar (Reply 4):
Flights operated daily except Saturday out of Addis.

So are they changing the timing of the flight? I was just at IAD on Sat. January 27th and there was an Ethiopian 767 on the apron. This was at 8am. What time does that flight arrive and depart?


User currently offlineAF022 From France, joined Dec 2003, 2174 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4090 times:

Quoting Clrd4t8koff (Reply 5):
So are they changing the timing of the flight? I was just at IAD on Sat. January 27th and there was an Ethiopian 767 on the apron. This was at 8am. What time does that flight arrive and depart?

The SAT flight sitting at IAD is the Fri departure from ADD. This flight will continue. As was stated above, there will be no Sat departure from ADD (Sun arrival to IAD).


User currently offlineIAD380 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 804 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 4037 times:

Good news! Hopefully, this will become a daily flight soon. Since ET has no fifth freedom rights on the IAD-FCO sector of this flight, I hope ET will make this a nonstop flight once it takes delivery of its 787s. One day, I would like to fly ET.

User currently offlineETStar From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3940 times:

Quoting Clrd4t8koff (Reply 5):
So are they changing the timing of the flight? I was just at IAD on Sat. January 27th and there was an Ethiopian 767 on the apron. This was at 8am. What time does that flight arrive and depart?

Right now, with 4 flights, all leave ADD at night, arriving at IAD in the morning. Out of these, two leave IAD in the morning for morning arrival (+1) in Addis, while the other two leave in the evening, for evening arrival in Addis.

With the upcoming schedule, the split on the 6 flights will be 3/3.

Quoting IAD380 (Reply 7):
Good news! Hopefully, this will become a daily flight soon. Since ET has no fifth freedom rights on the IAD-FCO sector of this flight, I hope ET will make this a nonstop flight once it takes delivery of its 787s. One day, I would like to fly ET.

I guess it shows the strength of the traffic between ADD and IAD, and the increase in traffic with this year's schedule that includes morning arrivals at ADD which afford convenient connections to African destinations.

As for the 787, it would definitely be great to have ET go nonstop, provided that the aircraft can do so without payload restrictions. It would cut the flight down by an hour or two...


User currently offlineETStar From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3742 times:

More frequencies to Abidjan, Mumbai, Lagos, Frankfurt, London Heathrow...

Another great season coming up at ET.


User currently offlineIAD380 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 804 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3707 times:

Quoting ETStar (Reply 9):
More frequencies to Abidjan, Mumbai, Lagos, Frankfurt, London Heathrow...

Another great season coming up at ET.

Is ET adding any new destinations that it did not serve before?


User currently offlineETStar From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 7
Reply 11, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 3579 times:

Quoting IAD380 (Reply 10):
Is ET adding any new destinations that it did not serve before?

A few cities have been talked about, including Malabo and Monrovia (although the latter was served at one point - same for Maputo). Nothing concrete.


User currently offlineHumberside From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2005, 4927 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 3524 times:

Quoting ETStar (Reply 9):
More frequencies to Abidjan, Mumbai, Lagos, Frankfurt, London Heathrow...

Is LHR at the expense of LGW?

Any chance Ethiopian will return to EWR soon?



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User currently offlineIAD380 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 804 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 3457 times:

After IAD is upgraded to daily service, I hope that ET expands its route network in North America. In my opinion, YYZ and New York should be the first priorites. After that, ET should consider cities such as ATL or ORD.

User currently offlineIowa744Fan From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 931 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (7 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3382 times:

Now, if we could just get Ethiopian to join ZED.

User currently offline757ops From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2006, 318 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 22 hours ago) and read 3159 times:

FYI Ethiopian are in ZED! ET has ZED agreements with over 30 carriers!

User currently offlineQuetzal From Australia, joined Feb 2007, 141 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 3038 times:

Quoting Iowa744Fan (Reply 14):
Now, if we could just get Ethiopian to join ZED.



Quoting 757ops (Reply 15):
FYI Ethiopian are in ZED! ET has ZED agreements with over 30 carriers!

757ops is correct... I flew BKK-ADD (B763), ADD-Dire Dawa-Hargeisa (Somaliland) (F-50), Dire Dawa-ADD (F-50), ADD-DXB (B752) all on ET ZED fares in Feb 06. Had no trouble getting on any of them except a F-50 sector from Dire Dawa to Addis. Got on the next days flight.
Great airline. Friendly staff. Very interesting part of the world. Get yourself over there!



No matter how far you push the envelope, it will always remain Stationery.
User currently offline757ops From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2006, 318 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2846 times:

Those F50 to DIR are always full, but that goes for much of the domestic Network these days, especially now that the Historic route is becoming a large tourist attraction! So you flew 752 to DXB! Must have been a light flight, usually DXB is 763!!

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