Ethiopian Airlines Begins Thrice-Weekly Flights To Freetown, Sierra Leone


Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest network airline, is happy to announce the inauguration of thrice-weekly passenger services to Freetown, Sierra Leone via Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, beginning today, May 31, 2024. This new route represents another milestone in the airline’s comprehensive network expansion effort, linking additional African nations and providing travelers with easy and efficient travel options.

The new thrice-weekly services to Freetown will be operated by the modern and environmentally friendly Boeing 787-800 aircraft, providing passengers with a comfortable and delightful travel experience. The B787 is outfitted with cutting-edge features like as roomy seats, personal entertainment systems, and onboard Wi-Fi, assuring a comfortable flight for all passengers.

The flight schedule for this new service is as follows:

  • ET 943 Addis Ababa (ADD) Ouagadougou (OUA) Freetown (FNA) Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • ET 942 Freetown (FNA) Ouagadougou (OUA) Addis Ababa (ADD) Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday

Regarding the launch of the new route, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Mesfin Tasew stated: “We are pleased to add Freetown to our growing list of global destinations. As we take to the skies, we are proud to be part of the journey that will connect Freetown to the world, and we look forward to welcoming passengers from around the globe to this incredible destination. This new service will not only enhance connectivity for business and leisure travelers but also contribute to the economic growth of both Sierra Leone and Burkina Faso.”

Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, is a major port city on the Atlantic Ocean in western Africa and the country’s largest metropolis. Sierra Leone is noted for its natural beauty and diversity of species.

Ethiopian Airlines is committed to providing its customers with a seamless and efficient travel experience, and the addition of Freetown to its rapidly expanding worldwide network demonstrates this dedication. Ethiopian is delighted to have greeted passengers on its debut trip to Freetown and provided them with the famed Ethiopian hospitality.


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