Ethiopian Airlines has finalised preparations to launch new flights to Barcelona, Spain, as of July 1.  

The flights between Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa, and Barcelona will include a stop-over in Madrid at the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport, and will be serviced by the ultra-modern B787-800 Dreamliner.

Flight ET 0712 from Addis Ababa to Madrid will operate every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, with flights from Madrid to Barcelona operating every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

Flight ET 0713, from Barcelona to Madrid and from Madrid to Addis Ababa, will operate every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. 

Flight schedule is as follows:

  • ET 0712: Depart Addis Ababa (ADD) at 23h20 – Arrive in Madrid (MAD) at 05h50, and depart at 06h45 – Arrive in Barcelona (BCN) at 08h05.
  • ET 0713: Depart Barcelona at 20h15 – Arrive in Madrid at 21h40, and depart at 22h40 – Arrive in Addis Ababa at 06h30.

Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Tewolde GebreMariam says: “We are very happy to spread our wings to Barcelona, which will be our second destination in Spain, after Madrid, and the 13th city in our European network. The start of this new flight to Barcelona is part of our global route network expansion plan in line with our strategic roadmap, Vision 2025. The new flight to Barcelona will provide seamless connectivity options for business people, as well as tourists from Barcelona to our extensive African network of 58 destinations via our main hub in Addis Ababa.”