Ethiopian Airlines begins passenger flight to Bengaluru, India

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 ‘Silicon Vall and serves as the center of technology and innovation. Commenting on the launch of the service, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked , “ Ethiopian Airlines is a significant player in connecting India and Africa and beyond. The new four weekly flights will connect the important ICT hub city of Bengaluru to the ever expanding Ethiopian network in addition to…

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Ethiopian Airlines Group launches sustainability Initiative to support local farmers

Ethiopian Airlines Group has launched an innovative capacity development initiative aimed at creating local value in agricultural products. The forward-looking development initiative is tailored to support cooperative unions comprising millions of farmers with innovations and technology, thereby ensure their international market penetration. While discussing with Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Ethiopian Group Chief Executive Officer at Ethiopian headquarters, stakeholders drawn from government agencies and farmers’ cooperative unions have expressed their gratitude on the launch of the capacity development program and vowed to work together. Mr. Tewolde on his part remarked, “ geared…

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Ethiopian Airlines to resume flight to Athens

Ethiopian Airlines has announced the resumption of its flight to Athens, Greece effective Dec 13, 2019. Ethiopian resumed the service to the city of Athens after 18 years. Athens marks Ethiopian’s 20th destination in Europe. Filled with incredible historical sites, Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world and Europe’s historical capital where democracy was invented. The thrice weekly flight to Athens will be operated by the ultra-modern B787 Dreamliner. Regarding the flight service to Athens, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said “We are delighted…

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Ethiopian Airlines, Immigration Services re-awaken tourism with online visa

.. As user number hits record 200,000 With the introduction of e-visa service back in June 2017, Ethiopia has opened its doors for foreign visitors wider than ever before. Ever since, the e-visa service has redefined visitors’ travel experience, easing entry into the country with digitized service accessible from any part of the world. Using the e-visa service, more 200,000 people from 217 countries visited Ethiopia so far. Backed by a dedicated round-the-clock customer support via email, the e-Visa service enables travelers secure e-Visa in less than 6 hours with…

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Ethiopian adds Innovative App Feature ‘Feel Addis’ to elevate passengers’ layover experience

Passengers flying Ethiopian with layover between 8 and 24 hours in Addis Ababa are set to have their end-to-end layover experience transformed in a whole new way with the launch of the airline’s digitized transit package dubbed Feel Addis. The enhanced service brings convenience to passengers’ fingertips allowing them to get their hotel voucher and transit visa card with their mobile devices. “As an airline continuously adapting our services to the evolving needs and expectations of passengers, we always look for opportunities to enhance passengers’ end-to-end travel experience as they…

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Ethiopian rolls out on-board WiFi internet connectivity using latest satellite technology

Surfing the internet with seamless reliable connectivity has now become the new normal on-board Ethiopian Airlines flights thanks to the on-board WiFi internet connectivity the Airline introduced on its A350 fleet using the latest broadband satellite technology (Ka-band). With the state-of-the-art broadband satellite technology, passengers can rest assured that they will enjoy reliable connectivity for sending emails, shopping online or even chatting on social media while flying over the clouds. Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, says, “We are glad to introduce inflight internet connectivity with the latest…

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Ethiopian launches Cargo Flights to Bangkok, Hanoi

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services has started once weekly freighter service to Bangkok, Thailand and Hanoi, Vietnam as of August 16, 2019. Regarding the new service, Ethiopian Group CEO, Mr Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked, “Our new cargo service to Bangkok and Hanoi will supplement the daily belly hold cargo capacity on passenger aircraft and will create better connectivity for cargo transport not just between Ethiopia and Thailand and Vietnam but also to over 60 destinations we serve in Africa. The commencement of these flights makes Ethiopian the first African carrier to…

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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 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 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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