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Ethiopia, in the Horn of Africa, is a rugged, landlocked country split by the Great Rift Valley. With archaeological finds dating back more than 3 million years, it’s a place of ancient culture. Among its important sites are Lalibela with its rock-cut Christian churches from the 12th–13th centuries. Aksum is the ruins of an ancient city with obelisks, tombs, castles and Our Lady Mary of Zion church.

Ethiopian Airlines launches second weekly Addis Ababa flights from Moscow Domodedovo Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 10, 2020 18:35

Ethiopian Airlines has introduced its second weekly flight to Addis Ababa from Domodedovo Airport. The carrier performs regular flights on Thursdays and Saturdays. The flights arrive at Domodedovo Airport at ... Read More

Ethiopian Cargo launches cargo flights Incheon to Atlanta via Anchorage

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 20, 2020 18:33

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, the Largest Cargo Network Operator in Africa, has launched Trans-Pacific routes, extending from Incheon to Atlanta via Anchorage effective 09 Nov 2020. Ethiopian operates B777-200F, ... Read More

De Havilland Canada delivers two Dash 8-400 aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 24, 2020 16:26

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited announces the delivery of another two Dash 8-400 aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines, including the airline's milestone 30th Dash 8-400 aircraft. The 30th aircraft – ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines partners with USAID on in-flight meals

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020 13:41

Today, Ethiopian Airlines and the United States announced a new partnership agreement that will enable the nation’s flagship carrier to source locally grown produce and ingredients for preparing in-flight meals ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines unveils global COVID-19 insurance cover

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 1, 2020 08:41

Ethiopian Airlines Group announced that it will cover the medical insurance including repatriation, evacuation and quarantine costs related to COVID-19 as of 01st of October 2020 until 31st of March ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines resumes flight to Victoria Falls

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 24, 2020 05:36

Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s largest airline is pleased to announce the resumption of its flight services to Victoria Falls, African’s most spectacular natural sites effective 06 October,2020. Esteemed Customers are ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines opens new passenger terminal at its Addis Ababa hub

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 27, 2020 15:43

Ethiopian Airlines Group announced that it has successfully completed a new passenger terminal at its hub Addis Ababa Bole International Airport with emphasis on Bio Security and Bio Safety measures. ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Cameroon

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 11, 2020 15:31

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline is resuming service to Duala and Yaoundé asof July 13, 2020. The service will initially be three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines announces resumption of regular service

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 8, 2020 18:42

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline, is resuming service to Dubai further to the ending of the lock-down and its opening for leisure travelers as of July 8, 2020. Djibouti has ... Read More

Emphasis on wellness: Ethiopian Airlines pledges to protect health and safety of customers

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 27, 2020 15:36

During the pandemic, Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline, was the go-to airline for essential travel, repatriation flights and airlift of medical and personal protective equipment (PPE). With the easing of ... Read More

Ethiopian Cargo re-calibrates its operations in the wake of COVID-19

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 8, 2020 15:56

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, the largest cargo network operator in Africa, is adapting its operations to the evolving global demand for air cargo services following the COVID-19 pandemic. In ... Read More

African Heroes: Bellydancer, Popstar, Fashion Designer, a Tourism Dream Team, and a Swimmer

George Taylor George Taylor- April 4, 2020 02:12

The African Tourism Board has been in the front row while this emerging crisis is unfolding.SKAL, the largest travel industry association always says in tourism to do business with friends. ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines steps up for Africa: African Tourism Board Chair speaks out

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2020 19:18

Ethiopian Airlines, has delivered medical supplies donated by Jack Ma, the founder of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba, to 39 African Countries within 5 days. Ethiopian has transported Jack Ma’s support ... Read More

Ethiopian Mobile App big hit with flyers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2020 19:21

The number of Ethiopian Mobile App users has reached one million. With a robust and integrated digital strategy, Ethiopian has set an innovative approach to simplicity and seamless end-to-end customer ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Chairman’s Circle gala raises $17,000 for Safe Schools for Refugees in Ethiopia project

editor editor- January 16, 2020 20:57

UNIGLOBE Travel International Chairman’s Circle members have donated $17,000 USD raised at their annual awards gala to the Plan International UK Safe Schools for Refugees in Ethiopia project. Plan International ... Read More

Boeing teams up with Ethiopian Airlines for humanitarian aid mission

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 30, 2019 18:11

Boeing is partnering with Ethiopian Airlines to deliver much-needed humanitarian goods to organizations across Ethiopia. The airline took delivery of a new 787 Dreamliner from North Charleston, South Carolina in ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines took off in bad weather and skid off the runway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2019 21:54

Ethiopian Airlines flight ET357 from Juba to Addis Ababa on Tuesday and had a runway excursion a take-off attempt at 17.15  at  Juba International Airport in South Sudan. Fortunately, all ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines adds Bengaluru to its India network

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 28, 2019 19:22

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 Valley of India’ and ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines Group launches sustainability initiative

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019 22:51

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the Largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, has launched an innovative capacity development initiative aimed at creating local value in agricultural ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines returns to Athens, Greece after 18 years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 22, 2019 18:18

Ethiopian Airlines announced the resumption of its flight to Athens, Greece effective Dec 13, 2019. Ethiopian has resumed the service to the city of Athens after 18 years. Athens marks ... Read More

200K visitors from 217 countries: Ethiopian tourism soars with e-visa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 17, 2019 01:20

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’ ... Read More

Is Boeing innocent or even more guilty on B737 Max 8

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 8, 2019 03:07

Perhaps Ethiopian Airlines has been lying and therefore cannot be trusted after hundreds of life were lost. These are the words by a whistleblower and former worker for Ethiopian Airlines ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines switching to Airbus after deadly Boeing 737 MAX crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 7, 2019 23:50

Ethiopian Airlines is reportedly at the final stages of striking a $1.6 billion deal with European aerospace giant Airbus for the purchase of 20 of its narrow-body A220 jets. According ... Read More

Radisson Hotel Group banks on Africa: 11 new hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 24, 2019 11:49

Radisson Hotel Group added 11 new hotels in Africa within the first nine months of 2019, accelerating its expansion across the continent. This brings the Group’s African portfolio to almost ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines Cargo new flights: Addis Ababa to Bangkok and Hanoi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 23, 2019 07:17

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, the Largest Cargo Operator in Africa started a once-weekly freighter service from Addis Ababa to Bangkok, Thailand, and Hanoi, Vietnam as of August 16, 2019. ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines announces new service to Beira in central Mozambique

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 10, 2019 16:11

Ethiopian Airlines announced that it will launch thrice weekly service to the city of Beira in central Mozambique via Malawi effective September 3, 2019. Beira is the fourth largest and ... Read More

Addis Ababa has highest hotel room rates in Africa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 8, 2019 15:11

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, posted Africa’s highest average daily rate (ADR), according to the most recent 12-month data. The market will play host to the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) on ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines expands India service, adds Bengaluru in its network

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 31, 2019 19:15

Ethiopian Airlines, the Largest Aviation Group in Africa, announced that it will start passenger flights to Bengaluru, India as of 27th October 2019. The capital of the Indian state of ... Read More

Tourism: Ethiopia backs Africa Hotel Investment Forum

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 24, 2019 19:40

Prominent figures from Ethiopia’s public and private sectors have spoken out publicly to welcome the return to Addis Ababa of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), which is the premier ... Read More

French Minister of Economy & Finance visits Ethiopian Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 22, 2019 15:23

A French delegation led by French Minister of Economy & Finance, H.E. Bruno Le Maire visited Ethiopian Airlines on July 22, 2019. Upon their arrival at Ethiopian, the delegation was ... Read More

Foreign passenger numbers spike at Addis Ababa Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 18, 2019 16:08

A record number of international passengers are traveling through Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, the major gateway into Africa, this summer. Wednesday, July 17, 2019 was one of the busiest ... Read More

Addis Ababa University confers Honorary Doctoral Degree on Ethiopian Group CEO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 13, 2019 16:05

Addis Ababa University conferred Honorary Doctorate Degree upon Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines at the University’s annual graduation ceremony held at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa ... Read More

Ethiopian connects Chongqing with freight corridors of the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2019 18:51

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, the Largest Cargo Operator in Africa, has connected Chongqing, the largest municipality in Southwest China with Africa and South America with a weekly cargo flight ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines inaugurates Marseille service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 3, 2019 15:51

Ethiopian Airlines commenced thrice weekly flights to Marseille, France on 2 July 2019. The new service was inaugurated at a colorful event held in the VIP Salon at Addis Ababa ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines launches flights to Garowe, Somalia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 28, 2019 15:40

Ethiopian Airlines Group announced the launch of its flight to Garowe, Somalia, via Bossaso, Somalia effective 15 July 2019. The flight schedule to Garowe, Somalia is as per the below: ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines signs $500M partnership agreement with Collins Aerospace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 27, 2019 18:35

Ethiopian Airlines Group has signed a partnership agreement valued at $500 million with Collins Aerospace, one of the world's largest suppliers of aerospace and defense products based in West Palm ... Read More