Nigeria Aviation Journalists honour Ethiopian Airlines with Award of “COVID-19 Most Innovative Carrier”

Ethiopian Airlines have been honoured in Lagos by Nigerian Aviation Journalists as COVID-19 Most Innovative Carrier” Ethiopian was the only non Nigerian Award winner at the 25th Annual League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents, LAAC Conference held on Wedneday, 28 July 2021 at the Lagos Sheraton Hotel. The other Winners include Air Peace as the Most humanitarian Airline for the evacuations done during Covid19 Lockdown. The MMA2 Domestic Terminal was recognised as the most Covid19 Compliant Airport in Nigeria. The chief executive officer, CEO of the Accident Investigation Bureau, Akin…

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Ethiopian enhances Chat-bot for domestic, International Services

Ethiopian Airlines Group has introduced an upgraded chat-bot for domestic and international flight uses. The Ethiopian chat-bot, dubbed “Lucy” is equipped with various self-service features that will enable passengers to easily process their travel needs. Passengers can simply use their mobile to book, pay, check-in, check flight status, get information on free and excess baggage and Live Chat through the chat-bot. The chat-bot is available in both Amharic and English languages with Ethiopian calendar installed for Amharic language users. Beyond the previous features that were limited only for domestic flight…

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Ethiopian Airlines wishes Nigeria Olympic contingent “Best of Luck “, as Team departs Abuja

The Ethiopian Airlines manager in Abuja Senait Ataklet joined other dignitaries in Abuja to see off the Nigerian Olympic Team leaving for Japan. Along with the chairperson of the Nigerian Olympic Committee, Engr. Ahmed Gumel and the Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Matsunaga Kazuyosh. The Second batch of Nigerian Athletes departed on the 13th of July for Japan aboard Ethiopian Airlines. Ethiopian Airlines is the Airline of Choice for Team Nigeria for the Tokyo Olympics. Ethiopian Airlines is the Only African Airline that Flies to Japan straight from Africa .…

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Ethiopian leads Africa in passenger, freight traffic during COVID crisis

Ethiopian Airlines Group has become Africa’s top airline in passenger and freight traffic retaining its leadership position in the continent. According to the African Airlines Association’s (AFRAA) report, Ethiopian has been ranked first by passenger and cargo traffic in 2020. Ethiopian carried 500 thousand tons of freight and 5.5 million passengers through its main hub, Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said, “We are honoured to continue our leadership even during the Global Pandemic Crisis which has devastated the aviation industry. This is a…

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Ethiopian starts operating flights with fully vaccinated crew

Ethiopian Airlines has started operating flights with fully vaccinated crew against COVID-19 to keep travelers safe in light of the pandemic. Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said “We are pleased to operate flights with fully vaccinated crew – a significant step in protecting our employees’ and customers’ health safety. We are encouraged by the increasing number of passengers travelling for business, VFR and tourism supported by the confidence of vaccination across the world. We have been squarely focused on working very hard to ensure the safety of our…

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Ethiopian Airlines group management staff graduate in MBA from UK’s Open University

Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest Aviation Academy in Africa , in collaboration with Open University of UK has graduated fifteen management staff in Master of Business Administration, MBA, on Saturday, June 12, 2021. The graduates are higher management staff of the airline who have been attending the MBA program in the UK’s Open University. Ethiopian Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, congratulated the graduates on their successful completion of the MBA program and said: “ The management staff have graduated in Master of Business Administration, MBA, after taking the program which…

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Ethiopian Airlines Cargo Airplane resumes regular service after slight skidding of taxiway

Ethiopian Airlines has confirmed that its Converted Cargo Airplane ET- 3905/04 resumed its regular service after slight skidding of the taxiway. A converted passenger aircraft ET-ASL (B777- 300) on a cargo service flight number ET 3905/02 June 2021, on the route Addis Ababa to Lagos which slightly skidded from the taxiway with one left tire at Lagos Airport safely returned to its planned service back to Addis Ababa with out any damage. After offloading its cargo, the flight returned to Addis on its regular schedule. Ethiopian Airlines thanks and appreciates…

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Ethiopian Airlines Medical Center begins vaccination of employees against COVID19

Ethiopian Airlines has started vaccinating its employees against COVID19 as of 14 May 2021 in its temporarily opened vaccination center. Ethiopian Medical Center is equipped with the latest facilities to give the service in its temporary vaccination centre at Ethiopian Aviation Academy. Front line employees with direct contact with customers and partners will get priority. All employees will get the second dose of the vaccine four weeks after they take their first dose. Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said, I am happy to announce that we have imported…

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Ethiopian Airlines Group honoured with gold award for volume of cargo transported

Ethiopian Airlines Group has been honored with gold award for the volume of cargo transported to and from Guangdong Airport in 2020. Logistics of Guangdong Airport Authority Co. Ltd. has awarded Ethiopian as the Gold Award winner of International Airlines Cargo Volume during the 2021 Logistics of Guangdong Airport Authority Client Seminar, held in Guangzhou. Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said ‘’We are grateful to Logistics of Guangdong Airport Authority Co. Ltd. for honoring us with this special award in recognition of our efforts. China is one of…

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Ethiopian becomes First African Airline to Trial IATA Travel Pass

Ethiopian Airlines has become the first African airline to conduct trial of IATA Travel Pass, a digital travel mobile app to enhance efficiency in testing or vaccine verifications . As travel restarts, travelers need accurate COVID 19 related information like testing and vaccine requirements which vary among countries. The IATA Travel Pass initiative helps verify the authenticity of test information presented by travelers which is essential for ensuring the safety of passengers while complying with entry requirements of countries. The trial will be conducted on flights out of Addis Ababa…

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