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Ethiopian Airlines

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.

Mid-air collision between Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 and a Neos Boeing 767 narrowly avoided

On 29 August, a mid-air collision above Southern Kenya was narrowly avoided thanks to a TCAS alert (*) and the alertness of the pilots....

Ethiopian receives ISO Environment Management System certification

Ethiopian Airlines has been certified by ETA Umweltmanagement Ltd., an independent environmental verifier, for establishing and maintaining an environmental management system in compliance with...

Ethiopian to launch cargo flights from Zaragoza to Bogota via Miami

Ethiopian Airlines is set to commence twice-weekly freighter service to Bogota, Colombia as of August 29, 2018. The cargo service will depart from Zaragoza...

Ethiopian Airlines partners in launching of Chad national carrier

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that it has finalised agreements with the Government of Chad for the launch of Chad national carrier. Ethiopian has 49 ...

Ethiopian registers record success in 2017/18 fiscal year and reaching 10.6 million passengers

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest Airline Group, is happy to announce that it has registered record success in the just ended 2017/18 fiscal year. ...

Ethiopian rolls out stop-over packages to promote tourism into Ethiopia

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that, starting from August 1, 2018, it has rolled out stopover packages without any additional airfare that cater...

Ethiopian & DHL Global Forwarding partner to build the leading cargo logistics provider JV company in Africa

DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, and Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, today...

Ethiopian wins SKYTRAX Best Airline in Africa award for second time

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that it has won SKYTRAX World Airline Award for the Best Airline in Africa for the second successive...

Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Asmara (Eritrea) after 20-year interruption

Ethiopian Airlines announces that it has finalised preparations to resume daily flights to Asmara, Eritrea, on 17 July 2018 with the most technologically advanced...

Ethiopian Airlines aeroplane lands in Asmara (Eritrea) after 20 years

Ethiopian Airlines is very pleased to land in Asmara, neighbouring Eritrea, in VVIP flight led by H.E. Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of the...

Ethiopian Airlines receives first Boeing 737 MAX of Africa’s largest fleet

Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of the first B737 MAX of the largest fleet of that model in the Continent on July 2, 2018. The...

Chicago joins Ethiopian Airlines’ global network

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that has it started services to Chicago as of June 10, 2018. The inaugural flight to Chicago was announced...

Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of 100th aircraft

Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of its 100th aircraft, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner with registration ET-AUQ. The brand new aircraft ferried medical equipment during...

Ethiopian marks African aviation history with 100th Aircraft in active service

Ethiopian marks African aviation history with 100th Aircraft in active service Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global...

Ethiopian Airlines to start first direct flights from Africa to Jakarta, Indonesia

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that it will launch thrice weekly flights to Jakarta, Indonesia as of July 17, 2018. Member of the G-20,...

Ethiopian Airlines adds Manchester as an extension of Brussels flights from 1 December

MANCHESTER AIRPORT SECURES FLIGHTS TO ADDIS ABABA WITH ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES IMPROVING CONNECTIVITY FOR 400,000 PEOPLE Flights start 1st December and will operate 4 times...

Inadvertent slide deployment on Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777 at Brussels Airport

This morning a slide was inadvertently deployed on this Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777-200LR. The aircraft, registered ET-AQL, arrived from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia via Vienna...

Ethiopian Airlines signs firm purchase agreement for 10 Bombardier Q400 aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has concluded a firm order for 10 new Q400 aircraft with Ethiopian Airlines. The order also includes...

Kisangani, Mbuji Mayi (DR Congo) and Nosy-Be (Madagascar) joined Ethiopian global network

Ethiopian Airlines has launched three new flights to Kisangani and Mbuji Mayi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Nosy-Be in Madagascar...

Winners of the 11th Brussels Airport Aviation Awards – The Diamond Award to the 3,500 employees of Brussels Airlines

During an award ceremony held at the Sheraton Brussels Airport Hotel on Monday evening, 26th February 2018, Brussels Airport rewarded its partners and the airlines...