ASKY/Ethiopian Airlines begin flight from Lagos to Johannesburg with over 70% load factor

ASKY/Ethiopian Airlines on Saturday commenced its inaugural flight from Lagos to Johannesburg with over 70 percent load factor Ethiopian Airlines introduced its code share flight with ASKY to South Africa, making it the only non South African Airline on the route between Nigeria and South Africa. The inaugural flight was welcomed with Water Canon Salute by men of the fire service department of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN and received by staff of ASKY and Ethiopian Airlines. The Airport Community also joined in the reception. The Flight operated…

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Ethiopian Airlines MD advices African Govts. against meddling in running of national carriers

The managing director of International Services of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Esayas WoldeMariam Hailu, has advised African governments to stop meddling in the day to day running of airlines, especially the national carriers, to ensure their survival. Speaking during a recent interview with Nigerian Aviation Journalists at the Airline’s headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Tuesday, June 11, Esayas Hailu woldemariam noted that the advice has become necessary because the governments are the ones establishing national carriers. Esayas Hailu woldemariam said the African governments should not meddle in procurement, aircraft purchases,…

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Why Nigeria needs national carrier – Ethiopian Airlines MD

The managing director of International Services of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Esayas WoldeMariam Hailu, has outlined reasons why Nigeria needs a national carrier. Esayas Hailu woldemariam stated that Nigeria as the largest African population and also the largest economy in Africa, with very high mobility both domestically and overseas needs a national carrier. Speaking in an interview with Nigerian Aviation Journalists at the Airline’s headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Tuesday, June 11, Esayas Hailu woldemariam stated that the airline has been participating in Nigeria’s bid to float a national carrier…

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Ethiopian Airlines received unprecedented support, empathy from Nigerians -GM

The general manager of Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria, Firihiewot Mekonnen has said that the support and empathy the airline has received from Nigeria and Nigerians is unprecedented. Speaking at the 43rd Annual General Meeting, AGM of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA in Lagos today Wednesday, March 27, at the Muson Centre, Mekonnen noted that Nigeria has supported and encouraged the country and the airline all through this trying times. She said that while the airline commiserate with Nigeria on the loss of their two eminent citizens among…

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Ethiopian Airlines thanks Nigeria for supporting country, Airline in moment of grief

.. Opens condolence registers at offices in Abuja, Lagos, Kano, Enugu Photo Caption: FAAN MD/CEO-Engr. Saleh Dunoma pays condolence visit to the NAIA-Abuja Ethiopia Airline Management on 11th Mar 2019. In his company is the RGM/AM-M.L.Sani. The general manager of Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria, Mrs Firihiewot Mekonnen has thanked Nigerians for standing with Ethiopia and Ethiopian Airlines in this moment of grief. This is coming just as the airline has opened condolence registers at their Offices in Abuja, Lagos, Kano and Enugu. This is for the victims of the ET…

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Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of first B737-800 freighter

Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of its first B737-800 freighter, the first of its kind in the Ethiopian Cargo fleet mix, on March 01, 2019.  Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked that: “We are excited to have taken delivery of the newest freighter a few days after being crowned with ‘African Cargo Airline of the Year’ and ‘Air Cargo Brand of the Year in Africa’ Awards for the fourth year in a row. The arrival of this new freighter is a significant addition and propels both our…

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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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