Ethiopian GCEO receives “Most Influential People of African Descent” Award

Ethiopian Airlines Group has extended its congratulations to the entire Ethiopian family and the country at large, on the recognition of Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, as one of the most influential people of African descent in the category of business and entrepreneurship at a colourful ceremony held in Addis Ababa on Feb. 09, 2019. The most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) is a global civil society initiative in support of the United Nation’s International Decade for People of African Descent, recognizing high achievers in four…

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Ethiopian Airlines extends free transit tour to global passengers

Ethiopian Airlines has announced to its customers worldwide that it has extended free transit tour to global passengers as of February 1, 2019. The new complimentary city tour package organized by ET Holidays, the tour operator wing of Ethiopian Airlines, takes transiting passengers with 6 to 8 hours’ time in the running capital, Addis Ababa, on a journey through one of the landmarks of the city, The National Museum, accompanied with a taste of Ethiopian Coffee and souvenir shopping at affordable prices and make them experience the unique flavors of…

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Ethiopian Airlines offers 25% discount for flights on New Year from Lagos

As a way of appreciating its esteemed customers and in celebration of the yuletide season, Ethiopian Airlines is offering 25 percent discount on fares to selected destinations from Lagos to all it travel partners. According to the airline, sales of the discounted fares will commence on the 12th of December 2018 to 31st of December 2018. Ethiopian Airlines said the activation date for booked tickets by customers will commence from the first of January 2019. According to the airline, the selected destinations include: Dubai International Airport, Khartoum International Airport, Sudan, Cairo…

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Ethiopian Airlines inaugurates flights to Manchester

Ethiopian Airlines has inaugurated flights to Manchester, its second destination in the UK next to London, at a colourful ceremony graced by the presence of H.E. Mrs Susanna Moorehead, Ambassador of the UK to Ethiopia, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, dignitaries and invited guests. The four weekly flight to Manchester will be operated by the ultra-modern B787 Dreamliner. Speaking at the inaugural event, H.E. Mrs Susanna Moorehead, Ambassador of the UK to Ethiopia remarked, “I would think of Ethiopian Airlines as a symbol of Ethiopia. It’s global;…

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Ethiopian Airlines, partners Only Merit to jointly promote Medical Tourism in Africa, India

Ethiopian Airlines has announced appointment of Only Merit (Merit Healthcare & Hospitality Solutions) India as its “Promoter” for Medical Travel Packages from African Territories to India, Malaysia & UAE. Ms. Rahel Assefa, Vice president Marketing, Ethiopian Airlines, remarked “To enhance the medical travel facilities across African territories, our vast network in the continent coupled with Only Merit’s expertise shall be of a great advantage and further strengthen the growing demand of Medical Tourism from Africa towards India. Director of OnlyMerit, Mr. Anil Mathew, on his part commented, “Our association as…

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Ethiopian Airlines changes long haul route from Addis Ababa – Los Angeles to transit via Lome

Ethiopian Airlines, has changed the ultra-long haul route from Addis Ababa to Los Angeles to transit through Lome, Togo as of 17 December 2018 and will start new route from Addis Ababa to Dublin via Madrid as of 15 December 2018. The new route will be the only and first of its kind to connect West Africa with the West Coast of the USA with a direct flight. Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines said, “We are delighted to launch yet another long-haul direct flight which takes passengers’…

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Ethiopian Ambassador invites Nigerians to participate in Airlines Marathon

Photo Caption: Solomon Abebe Tessema, new Ethiopian Ambassador to Nigeria The new Ethiopian Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Solomon Abebe Tessema has invited Nigerians to take advantage of the Ethiopian Airlines package to participate in the 10k Marathon. Ambassador Tessema said the Embassy is partnering with Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria to get more Nigerians to attend the Ethiopian Great Run put together by Legendary Marathoner Haile Gebreselasie. According to the general manager of the Airline Mrs. Firiehewot Mekonnen, “the Great Run package is so affordable that everyone can go. The big…

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Ethiopian Airlines to resume flight to Mogadishu Nov. 2

Commenting on the resumption of the Mogadishu flights, Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, said: “It gives us a great pleasure to resume flights to Mogadishu, the capital Somalia after stopping the service over four decades ago. I wish to express my gratitude to the Governments of Ethiopia and Somalia for making the resumption of these flights possible. The flights will play a significant role in strengthening the people-to-people and economic ties between the two neighbourly and sisterly countries. The flights will also enable the important Somali Diaspora…

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Ethiopian Airlines reassures of safety, security of Airspace

Ethiopian Airlines Group has reassured its customers and the general travelling public that the Ethiopian Airspace remains very safe and highly secured even after the illegal strike of the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Air Traffic Controllers. Since August 21, when the illegal strike started, Ethiopian Airlines has been working in close coordination with the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority and the volunteer air traffic controllers, ATC instructors and ATC controllers that it brought from other sister African countries. It is successfully supporting the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority to enable the latter to…

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Ethiopian Airlines partners government of Chad to launch national carrier

Photo Caption Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam with the President of Chad, Idriss Déby Ethiopian Airlines has finalized agreements with the Government of Chad for the launch of its national carrier. Ethiopian has 49 percent stake in the joint venture while the Government of Chad retains 51 percent. The new Chad national carrier is planned to go into operation as of October 1, 2018. Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines remarked: “The strategic equity partnership in the launching of the new Chad national carrier is…

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