Friday, August 26, 2016

Ethiopian increases Guangzhou frequencies

Ethiopian Airlines has officially announced that it will be taking head on more aggressively both Emirates and Qatar Airways on the Africa-Guangzhou market segment. EK and QR have recently announced upgrading their daily CAN flights to an A380 so to counter attack, 

ET has stated that effective 30OCT16, they will be expanding frequencies into Guangzhou airport.

Currently, ET operates a daily nonstop ADD-CAN service using a B777-300ER however from 30OCT16 onwards, frequencies shall be expanded to 10 weekly nonstop with the additional 3 flights all flying with a B788. The schedule of the incremental flights are mentioned below:


ET 616 Dep ADD 0945 Arr CAN 0030+1
ET 617 Dep CAN 1400 Arr ADD 1930


The above mentioned new flights to/from CAN allow ET to also connect its European network via ADD to CAN in both directions. 

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