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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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 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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