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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 Boeing 767 suffers engine failure just after take-off Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport

On 8 October, an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767-300 (ET-AMG) operated flight ET908 between Dakar, Senegal and Bamako, Mali. During take-off, the aircraft suffered an...

Ethiopian launches cargo flights to Bangkok & Hanoi

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services announces that it has started once weekly freighter service to Bangkok, Thailand and Hanoi, Vietnam as of August 16,...

Ethiopian Airlines to launch operation to Beira in Central Mozambique

Ethiopian Airlines will launch thrice-weekly service to the city of Beira (BEW) in central Mozambique via Chileka, Malawi (BLZ), effective September 3, 2019. Beira is...

Ethiopian Airlines expands Brussels service to a daily flight in Winter 2019/2020

Ethiopian Airlines will fly daily to Brussels, instead of 6 times per week, as from 27 October 2019. As from end October, Ethiopian Airlines change...

Ethiopian to expand its service in India adding Bengaluru to its network   

Ethiopian Airlines announced that it will start passenger flights to Bengaluru, India as of 27th October 2019. The capital of the Indian state of Karnataka,...

Ethiopian Airlines celebrates the delivery of the milestone Dash 8-400 aircraft bearing serial number 4600

DE HAVILLAND CANADA AND ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES CELEBRATE THE DELIVERY OF THE MILESTONE DASH 8-400 AIRCRAFT BEARING SERIAL NUMBER 4600 De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited...

Ethiopian makes its maiden flight to Marseilles

Ethiopian Airlines commenced thrice-weekly flights to Marseilles, France on 2 July 2019. The new service was inaugurated at a colourful event held in the VIP...

Boeing pledges support to families, communities affected by Lion Air flight JT610 and Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 accidents

Ahead of Independence Day in the U.S., Boeing announced $100 million in funds to address family and community needs of those affected by the...

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 clips tail section of parked KLM Boeing 747 freighter at Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

On 16 June, an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (ET-ATH) just landed at Dar-es-Salaam airport, Tanzania after operating flight ET864 from Prince Said Ibrahim...

Law firm files lawsuits on behalf of the family of a humanitarian Italian couple that died in the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crash

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, along with co-counsel...

Ethiopian Airlines announces new service to Marseille

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has finalised all preparations to launch a thrice weekly flight to Marseille, France as of July 02, 2019. The...

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg addresses the Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 preliminary report

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has addressed the preliminary report on the accident of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 which was operated with a Boeing 737...

Boeing statement on Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 investigation preliminary report

The Accident Investigation Bureau today issued a preliminary report on the accident of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 operating flight ET302 on 10 March...

Ethiopian Airlines statement on the preliminary report of the accident on ET302

The Accident Investigation Bureau today issued a preliminary report on the accident of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 operating flight ET302 on 10 March...

Ethiopian Airlines refutes wrong reporting by The New York Times and The Washington Post about training of its Boeing 737 MAX pilots

Ethiopian Airlines refutes the following wrong reporting of The New York Times titled “Ethiopian Airlines Had a Max 8 Simulator, but Pilot on Doomed...

U.S. DOT asks Inspector General to audit on Boeing 737 MAX certification

The U.S. Department of Transportion (DOT) has asked the Office of Inspector General to proceed with an audit to "compile an objective and detailed...

Ethiopian Airlines to launch flight services to Istanbul

Life goes on! Ethiopian Airlines announced that it has finalised all preparations to launch a direct thrice-weekly flight to Istanbul, Turkey as of April...

Grieving relatives use soil from Ethiopian Airlines crash site for burial

On 17 March, officials began delivering one-kilogramme sacks of scorched earth taken from the Ethiopian Airlines crash site, because the identification process for the...

Three NTSB investigators to France to assist with the analysis of flight recorders of crashed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is dispatching three investigators to France Thursday to assist with the downloading and analysis of flight recorders from...

[Editorial] Should the Boeing 737 MAX be grounded?

The recent crashes of two Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft (Lion Air in Indonesia in October 2018 and Ethiopian Airlines in March 2019) have...