Airline Ethiopian Airlines continues to entertain the audience, watching the process of opening its flights from Addis Ababa to Moscow. The carrier has already introduced the sixth modification in schedule is just running from December 17 flights. This time, Ethiopian Airlines changed the aircraft type from the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on a much less roomy and less comfortable Boeing 737 MAX 8, according to sob.Q. Travel.ru.
Boeing 737 MAX 8 now listed on the vast majority of flights, including all flights from mid Jan to end of March (in the later months of the tickets not yet sold). In fact, on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner will take place, in addition to the starting of the flight, only a part of the Christmas departures.
This is at least the seventh version of the flights on this route. First, the carrier reduced the planned frequency of flights: instead of the originally planned 4 times a week in the schedule there are only 3 left. Then instead of the November 15 opening of the line was offset by 5 December. Then changed the airport of arrival in Moscow (Domodedovo instead of Sheremetyevo), and time of departure and arrival shifted by 1-2 hours. Then disappeared stopover in Istanbul, and time of arrival and departure in Moscow changed again. Then again it was rescheduled launch date flight – December 17 (from Moscow – 18 December). Now changed the type of aircraft. In this case, according to social networks bought tickets passengers, all of these fluctuations, no one notifies.
The flight schedule has not changed: departure from Addis Ababa on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 23.45, arrival to Moscow (Domodedovo airport) at 7.15. Reverse departure on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, at 22.55, arriving in Addis Ababa at 6.25. Travel time to seven and a half hours. The minimum fare from 37160 rubles round trip.
Citizens of Russia have the opportunity to get a visa to Ethiopia upon arrival. In addition, from June 1 Ethiopia introduced the possibility of obtaining online for a visa in advance for citizens of all countries (this is more expensive than at the airport).