Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading carrier, is set to bolster its connectivity with the launch of thrice-weekly passenger services to Freetown, Sierra Leone, via Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, effective from the 31st of May 2024.

This strategic expansion not only strengthens Ethiopian Airlines’ network but also enhances travel options for passengers seeking seamless connections across the continent.

The newly introduced flight schedule, designated as ET 943, will operate from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Ouagadougou (OUA) and then onward to Freetown (FNA) every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Conversely, ET 942 will depart Freetown (FNA) for Ouagadougou (OUA) and subsequently return to Addis Ababa (ADD) on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

With this new route, Ethiopian Airlines aims to facilitate travel and trade between the West African region and other parts of Africa and beyond. Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, renowned for its rich history, cultural diversity, and vibrant economic activities, presents immense opportunities for business and leisure travelers alike. By offering convenient connections via Ouagadougou, Ethiopian Airlines further enhances accessibility to Freetown, tapping into the growing demand for travel within the continent.

The introduction of thrice-weekly services underscores Ethiopian Airlines’ commitment to providing reliable and efficient air travel solutions while continuously expanding its route network to cater to evolving passenger needs. Passengers can expect world class service standards, modern aircraft, and seamless transit experiences, reaffirming Ethiopian Airlines’ position as a preferred choice for travelers across Africa and beyond.

This expansion also holds significant implications for the economic development of both Sierra Leone and Burkina Faso, as enhanced air connectivity fosters trade, tourism, and cultural exchange opportunities. By bridging these nations with the rest of the world, Ethiopian Airlines plays a pivotal role in driving socio-economic growth and promoting closer ties between nations.

As Ethiopian Airlines prepares to embark on this new journey, passengers can look forward to experiencing the renowned Ethiopian hospitality while exploring the captivating destinations of Freetown and Ouagadougou. With the launch of this new route, Ethiopian Airlines reaffirms its status as a trailblazer in African aviation, connecting continents and cultures one flight at a time.