#EthiopianAirlines to Launch Passenger Services to Freetown


(Posted 24th February 2024)


Ethiopian Airlines, the largest network operator in Africa, is pleased to announce a
launch of a thrice weekly passenger services to Freetown, Sierra Leone via Ouagadougou,
Burkina Faso starting from 31st of May 2024.

This new route marks yet another milestone in the airline’s extensive network expansion endeavor, connecting more African countries and providing travelers with convenient and efficient travel options.

The new thrice weekly services to Freetown will be operated using the most modern and
eco-friendly Boeing 787-800 aircraft, offering passengers a comfortable and enjoyable
flight experience. The B787 is equipped with state-of-the-art amenities, including
spacious seats, personal entertainment systems, and onboard Wi-Fi, ensuring a pleasant
journey for all passengers.


The flight schedule for the new service is as follows:

ET 943 Addis Ababa (ADD) Ouagadougou (OUA) Freetown (FNA) Tues, Thurs, Sat
ET 942 Freetown (FNA) Ouagadougou (OUA) Addis Ababa (ADD) Wed, Fri, Sun

Regarding the commencement of the new route Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr.
Mesfin Tasew said: “We are delighted to expand our West Africa network with the addition of Freetown, Sierra Leone. This new route, set to launch in May 2024, will not only provide our passengers with more options for travel, but also facilitate increased tourism, trade and investment opportunities between Ethiopia, Sierra Leone and Burkina Faso. As we continue to grow and connect with more destinations, we are committed to fostering cooperation and partnership between our countries.”

Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, is a major port city on the Atlantic Ocean in the
western hemisphere of Africa and the largest city in Sierra Leone, a country known for
its natural beauty and diverse wildlife.


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