Effective 05 September, Ethiopian Airlines in cooperation with its partner ASKY Airlines will introduce new connectivity between West Africa and Ethiopian’s worldwide network.
Passengers from Freetown, Monrovia, Conakry, Cotonou, Abidjan, Banjul and Niamey will have more and improved connectivity to Addis Ababa, East Africa, the Middle East, and Asia with ASKY’s new flights. Specifically, Cotonou will get daily connectivity to Ethiopian’s network, and Abidjan will get six weekly connections, three via ASKY aircraft and three via Ethiopian aircraft. On this date, Ethiopian will transfer its operations at Monrovia to ASKY.
The flights below will connect to/from Ethiopian’s daily flights between Lomé and Addis Ababa:
|KP 011||Niamey||1000||Lomé||1025||nonstop||Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun|
|KP 010||Lomé||1410||Niamey||1635||Nonstop||Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat|
|KP 13||Conakry||0715||Lomé||1100||ABJ||Mon, Wed, Sat|
|KP 12||Lomé||1320||Conakry||1705||ABJ||Tue, Fri, Sun|
|KP 13||Abidjan||1000||Lomé||1100||Nonstop||Mon, Wed, Sat|
|KP 12||Lomé||1320||Abidjan||1420||Nonstop||Tue, Fri, Sun|
|KP 17, 19, 21, 23||Cotonou||1130||Lomé||1115||Nonstop||Daily|
|KP 16, 18, 20, 22||Lomé||1330||Cotonou||1515||Nonstop||Daily|
|KP 25||Monrovia||0745||Lomé||1115||ACC||Tue, Thu, Sun|
|KP 24||Lomé||1315||Monrovia||1645||ACC||Mon, Wed, Sat|
|KP 27||Freetown||0725||Lomé||1115||ACC||Mon, Wed, Sat|
|KP 26||Lomé||1315||Freetown||1705||ACC||Tue, Fri, Sun|
|KP 25, 27||Banjul||0530||Lomé||1115||ROB/FNA, ACC||Daily x- Friday|
|KP 24, 26||Lomé||1315||Banjul||1900||ACC, ROB/FNA||Daily x-Thursday|
The enhanced cooperation between ASKY and Ethiopian Airlines will make connectivity between West Africa and Ethiopian’s vast network throughout East Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, including such destinations as Bombay, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Dubai, Jeddah, Riyadh, Beirut, Cairo, Tel Aviv, and Nairobi.
Ethiopian Airlines, one of the largest and fastest growing airlines in Africa, made its maiden flight to Cairo in 1946. With the recent addition of flight services to Pointe Noire, Ethiopian provides dependable services to 39 cities in Africa and a total of 59 international destinations spanning throughout four continents.
Ethiopian won the NEPAD Transport Infrastructure Excellence Awards 2009 on November 25, 2009 and "Airline of the Year" award from the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) on November 24, 2009, bringing the total Awards honored since January 2009 to five.
In August, 2008, Ethiopian won "the 2008 Corporate Achievement Award” of Aviation & Allied Business for setting the pace towards the development and growth of the African aviation industry.
Ethiopian is also the first African carrier to win the 2008 Brussels Airport Company Award in recognition of its distinguished long haul operations witnessed through the introduction of new routes, new products, and close cooperation with Brussels Airport in marketing activities.
Ethiopian was the winner of the ‘2008 Best Airline in Africa Award’ at the African Travel Award ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria, for its excellent network and convenient connections in Africa.