Monday, 30 July 2012
Ethiopian Airlines has cancelled its planned Boeing 787 ADD-HRE ADD-LUN operation that was due to begin October 28, 2012. These routes were supposed to be split and operated by a mix of Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 787.
Currently ET is operating 777-200LR on the ADD-HRE-LUN-ADD route but will soon revert back to the 767-300ER.
Wednesday, 25 July 2012
Emirates SkyCargo, the freighter division of Emirates Airlines has launched a separate dedicated cargo service to Harare. The freighter was launched on July 13th and operates every Friday (Day 5) as EK 4869 on board 777F. The flight departs DXB at 11.05 arriving in HRE at 15.55 with the return leg operating via JNB.
Tonnage between Harare and Lusaka had increased to 100 000 tonnes of cargo during the first five months of operation, mostly being agriculture produce including fruits, fresh flowers and vegetables.
Visit Emirates SkyCargo website for more information.
Tuesday, 24 July 2012