Ethiopian Airlines

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About Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines is a SKYTRAX 4-star airline. Operating since 1946, Ethiopian is the largest and most profitable airline operating across the African continent and is a member of IATA and the Star Alliance group.  

In 2019 the airline opened the 5* Ethiopian Skylight Hotel, just a 5-minute drive from Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa.  In 2020, the airline opened its new ultra-modern passenger terminal to increase passenger capacity from 8 to 22 million passengers annually.

The airline is winner of the SKYTRAX award, ‘Best Airline in Africa 2023’ for six consecutive years as well as ‘Best Business Class Airlines in Africa’ and ‘Best Economy Class Airline in Africa’ for the 5th consecutive year.

Network & Fleet

Ethiopian operates to 133 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents with 63 of those in Africa.  There are a further 22 domestic destinations in Ethiopia, making it the largest domestic network of any African country. 

Ethiopian has a fleet of 146 modern aircraft in service with a further 32 on order. The average age of their fleet is 5 years old, making it one of the youngest fleets in the aviation industry. The fleet includes the ultra-modern and environmentally friendly Airbus A350-900 and Boeing 787-8, 787-9 Dreamliners.   Also in operation are Boeing 777-200LR and B777-300ER’s. 

What Ethiopian Offers

Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline offering passengers the following:

  • Full service airline offering complimentary meals and drinks
  • Lie flat seats, priority check-in & luggage, fast track and lounges for business class/eligible passengers
  • Generous baggage allowance of 2 x 23 kgs in economy and 3 x 23kgs in business
  • Prebook meals and seats at no additional cost
  • Frequent Flyer programme
  • Mobile Booking App to check-in and download boarding passes
  • Free transit package/STPC in Addis Ababa for qualifying passengers



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