A good sale to Lagos.

This is the least expensive Business Class fare that we have found in the last 3 years to anywhere in West Africa.  Also available from Newark for an extra $140 or so.

(This was sent to our Premium subscribers on December 18th, 2023 at 4:50PM Eastern)

National Arts Theatre, Lagos, Nigeria – Photo: crashdburnd via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • February 14th – 21st, 2024
  • This is just ONE SAMPLE travel date, for more availability, please follow the “Fare Availability” and “How to Search for Availability” instructions below

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel from mid January 2024 – March 2024. A Sunday stay is required. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 3 days in advance of departure.
  • Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.

How to Search for Availability:

  • Search on Google Flights. Find the dates on Google Flights and then follow the instructions on the “How to Buy” section below to buy.
  • Try Matrix by ITA Software to search for availability if you are having issues with Google Flights.  Matrix by ITA Software month long view of availability is better than Google Flights. Your search screen should look like this:


  • Text on Extension Codes textboxes
    • Origin: maxconnect 300
    • Destination: maxconnect 300

Fare Class:

  • P

Seat Type:

  • US – Africa: Lie-flat
  • Within Africa: Recliner

Direct Aisle Access:

  • US – Africa: No. 2 x 2 x 2 seating configuration
  • Within Africa: No


  • JFK – ABJ (Abidjan)  – LOS (Lagos) – ABJ (Abidjan)  – JFK



Ethiopian Airlines is a member of the Star Alliance and United partner. Mileage earning is as follows:

  • Miles Flown: 10,866 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 9,854 miles
  • Premier Qualifying Points: $1,642
  • Premier Qualifying Points / Spend Ratio: 0.71x

How to Buy:

  • Book on Google Flights with dates found on Google Flights. Select “Book with Ethiopian” to price.


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