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Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing airline in Africa. In its seven decades of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.

Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787,

Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, and Bombardier Q-400 double cabin.   Ethiopian was the first airline in Africa to own and operate each of these aircraft.

Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with seven business centers:

Ethiopian Domestic and Regional Airline; Ethiopian International Passenger Airline; Ethiopian Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering Services; and Ethiopian Ground Service. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average annual growth of 25% in the past seven years.

Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing sign MOU for B787 landing gear exchange

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At the Dubai Air Show, Boeing signed a memorandum of understanding with Ethiopian Airlines that will help the airline to bring cost savings to...

Boeing agrees to compensate the families of the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash

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Boeing has reached an agreement with the families of the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX 8 crash that killed 157 people in...

Ethiopian Airlines establishes Boeing 767 passenger-to-freighter conversion site in its Addis Ababa hub

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Ethiopian Airlines Group, the leading aviation group in Africa, establishes a global standard cargo Conversion programme to convert the B767-300 ER to dedicated freighter...

Ethiopian Airlines and Liege Airport extend long-standing partnership

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Ethiopian Airlines Cargo and Logistics Services and Liege Airport have announced that they have renewed their long-standing partnership agreement until 2026. Liege Airport, Belgium’s...

Close encounter between Ethiopian Airlines and TAP Air Portugal aircraft above DR Congo

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The Congolese government said on Wednesday that a major air disaster was narrowly avoided above its country. Two aircraft passed each other below the...

Ethiopian ET302 crash victims’ families to Biden and Buttigieg: “Replace FAA Management”

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Families meet today with DOT and FAA leadership More than 900 family members and friends from across the world who lost loved ones in the...

Ethiopian becomes the first African airline to trial IATA Travel Pass

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Ethiopian Airlines Group has become the first African airline to conduct a trial of the IATA Travel Pass, a digital travel mobile app to...

Ethiopian Airlines celebrates 75th anniversary

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Ethiopian Airline Group, the largest Pan-African aviation group, celebrates its 75th anniversary today, April 8, 2021. Ethiopian made its maiden international flight on April...

Ethiopian Airlines builds success on Airbus A350 “Preighter”

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The East African airline has continued to fly and create new business since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the A350-900 is part...

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800 lands at wrong airport (under conctruction) in Zambia

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Ethiopian Airlines Cargo flight ET3891 was scheduled to operate from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Ndola, Zambia, on Sunday, 4 April. The flight was operated...

Ethiopian Airlines transports more than one million COVID-19 vaccine doses from Beijing to Harare

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  Ethiopian Airlines has transported 1,056,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in a single flight. Ethiopian transported the vaccines in 6 envirotainers from Beijing to Harare...

Ethiopian transports COVID-19 vaccines from Asia to African countries  

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Ethiopian Airlines has operated COVID-19 vaccine delivery flights from Mumbai to Addis Ababa and from Beijing to Brazzaville. Ethiopian transported the first batch of...

Family of Boeing 737 MAX crash victim met today with U.S. DOT Secretary on two-year anniversary of crash

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U.S. DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg met today (Wednesday, March 10) with the family of Samya Rose Stumo who died in the Boeing 737 MAX...

Family of Boeing 737 MAX crash victim to meet Wednesday with DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg on two-year anniversary of crash

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Commemorative luminaria vigil to be held outside FAA headquarters; protest at Boeing Wednesday morning Families and friends of those who lost loved ones in the...

Leading airlines (incl. Brussels Airlines) commit to helping UNICEF in its historic mission of transporting COVID-19 vaccines around the world

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UNICEF is today launching the Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative. Under this landmark initiative, over 10 leading airlines are signing agreements with UNICEF to support the...

Ethiopian Airlines launches second weekly service to Addis Ababa from Moscow Domodedovo Airport

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Ethiopian Airlines has introduced its second weekly flight to Addis Ababa from Moscow Domodedovo Airport. The carrier performs regular flights on Thursdays and Saturdays. The...

Cainiao partners Ethiopian Airlines to launch cold chain air freight for temperature-controlled vaccine transportation

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Temperature-controlled medicines will be distributed twice a week from Shenzhen to Africa, and to the rest of the world via Dubai and Addis...

Ethiopian Cargo launches trans-Pacific cargo flight services from Seoul (Korea) to Atlanta via Anchorage (US)

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Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services has launched Trans-Pacific routes, extending from Seoul Incheon to Atlanta via Anchorage effective 09 Nov 2020. Ethiopian operates B777-200F,...

Brussels Airport welcomed a special cargo: 500 fluffy Alpacas

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Friday, Brussels Airport welcomed 500 alpacas at its animal care and inspection centre! They embarked on an Ethiopian Cargo Boeing 777F at Santiago de...

De Havilland Canada delivers two Dash 8-400 aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines

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The deliveries include the airline’s milestone 30th Dash 8-400 aircraft The Ethiopian flag carrier and its strategic airline partners continue to showcase the...

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