Ethiopian Announces Service to Seven New Destinations
Ethiopian Airlines is planning to launch seven new destinations within five months during the first half of 2017. The addition of the seven destinations will be one of the largest expansions in Ethiopian’s history, according to the airline. In the five months from February through June, Ethiopian will launch... Read more
Ethiopian Airlines to Operate A350-900s on Addis Ababa-London Heathrow Route

The new service will coincide with or immediately follow Ethiopian’s acceptance of the second of 14 A350-900s it has ordered from Airbus.

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Ethiopian’s Staff Claims World Record as Carrier’s First A350-900 is Delivered

To celebrate the arrival of its first A350-900, Ethiopian’s employees have applied for a new Guinness World Record for making the largest-ever image of an aircraft consisting of a crowd of human beings.

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Ethiopian Airlines will launch three-times-weekly scheduled service to Newark Liberty International Airport from Addis Ababa, via Lomé in Togo, on July 3. Ethiopian had announced in January that it would resume service to the New York metropolitan area in July but said it planned to serve New York JFK.

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Addis Ababa-based Ethiopian Airlines is launching three-times-weekly service to Goma on July 10, offering one-stop service to the city via Entebbe in Uganda, one of six countries which lies next to the DRC’s long eastern border.

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Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways and Ethiopian Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement covering flights from Addis Ababa to Europe, Kenya and two major Asian cities, and from Tokyo to the same two Asian cities.

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According to Ethiopian Airlines, its flights will represent the only direct service connecting Africa with Ireland and the West Coast of the United States. Similarly, the flights will be the only non-stop service between Dublin and Los Angeles, the airline says.

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Star Alliance carriers Singapore Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines are expanding their existing codeshare agreement with effect from December 3.

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The carrier will operate three-times-weekly round-trips to Brazil with Boeing 787-8 widebodies from Addis Ababa. The flights will make an intermediate stop at Ethiopan Airlines’ second hub at Lomé-Tokoin Airport in Togo.

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Ethiopian Airlines will launch four-times-weekly scheduled service between its hub at Addis Ababa and Seoul’s Incheon International Airport in the Republic of South Korea on June 18.

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On June 18, Ethiopian Airlines will begin serving Ho Chi Minh City, Manila and Seoul, all apparently on a one-stop basis.

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Ethiopian Airlines, which claims to be the fastest-growing airline in Africa, is launching service to Blantyre in Malawi and Ndola in Zambia on March 31.

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Ethiopian Airlines will begin operating its twice-weekly Addis Ababa-Toronto service with Boeing 787 Dreamliners on November 9.

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Addis Ababa-based Ethiopian Airlines says it was the first airline in Africa to operate jet services and that it will once again make history by being the first airline in Africa to operate the Boeing 787.

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Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways will add Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, to its rapidly growing network in November and will also launch service from its hub to the Indian city of Ahmedabad in the same month.

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Ethiopian Airlines is launching four-times-weekly, non-stop service from Addis Ababa to Mahé in the Republic of Seychelles on April 1.

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Ethiopian Airlines is launching three-times-weekly service from Addis Ababa to Dammam, the capital of Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, on February 12.

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Increasing its presence in the Middle East, Ethiopian Airlines has begun three-times-weekly services linking Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa with Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman.

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At a ceremony held at Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport on December 13, the Star Alliance Chief Executive Board has welcomed Ethiopian Airlines as the alliance’s third carrier based on the African continent.

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