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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 Cargo Boeing 777-200F destroyed by fire at Shanghai Pudong

A Boeing 777 Freighter of Ethiopian Airlines, registered ET-ARH, caught fire at Shanghai Pudong. In China, a wide-body aircraft caught fire, before departing from Shanghai...

Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Cameroon on special permit

Ethiopian Airlines is resuming service to Douala and Yaoundé as of July 13, 2020. The service will initially be three times a week on...

As Governments lift lockdown measures, Ethiopian Airlines announces resumption of regular service

Ethiopian Airlines is resuming service to Dubai further to the ending of the lockdown and its opening for leisure travellers as of July 8,...

Ethiopian Airlines welcomes back business and leisure customers with emphasis on wellness

During the pandemic, Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline, was the go-to airline for essential travel, repatriation flights and airlift of medical and personal protective...

Ethiopian Cargo deploys its advanced Pharma Wing in the global fight against COVID-19

In response to the growing demand for air cargo services following the spread of COVID- 19, Ethiopian has been deploying its massive cargo capacity...

Ethiopian Cargo recalibrates its operations in the wake of COVID-19

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services is adapting its operations to the evolving global demand for air cargo services following the COVID-19 pandemic. In response...

Ethiopia’s interim report blames Boeing for the crash of the Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX

The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau of the Ethiopian Ministry of Transport released its Interim Investigation Report today, just one day before the anniversary of...

Ethiopian Airlines De Havilland Canada Dash 8 ends up next to the runway during take-off at Juba Airport, South Sudan

On 10 December, an Ethiopian Airlines De Havilland Canada Dash 8 (ET-AQC) ran off the runway at Juba International Airport, South Sudan. The aircraft,...

Ethiopian Airbus A350 and Turkish Cargo Airbus A330 clip wings at Kinshasa N’djili Airport, DR Congo

On 27 November, a Turkish Airlines Cargo Airbus A330 (TC-JOV) was taxiing at Kinshasa, N'djili Airport, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) but clipped the...

Ethiopian expands in India by adding Bengaluru to its Network

Ethiopian Airlines has launched a passenger flight to Bengaluru, India on 27 October 2019. The capital of the Indian state of Karnataka, Bengaluru is dubbed...

Ethiopian to resume flight to Athens

Ethiopian Airlines announces the resumption of its flight to Athens, Greece effective December - 13, 2019. Ethiopian has resumed the service to the city...

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


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...