Category: Ethiopia travel news

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.

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

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 24, 2020

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited announces the delivery of another two Dash 8-400 aircraft to Ethiopian Airlines, including the ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines partners with USAID on in-flight meals
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Ethiopian Airlines partners with USAID on in-flight meals

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

Today, Ethiopian Airlines and the United States announced a new partnership agreement that will enable the nation’s flagship carrier to ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines unveils global COVID-19 insurance cover
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Ethiopian Airlines unveils global COVID-19 insurance cover

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 1, 2020

Ethiopian Airlines Group announced that it will cover the medical insurance including repatriation, evacuation and quarantine costs related to COVID-19 ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines resumes flight to Victoria Falls
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Ethiopian Airlines resumes flight to Victoria Falls

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 24, 2020

Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s largest airline is pleased to announce the resumption of its flight services to Victoria Falls, African’s ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines opens new passenger terminal at its Addis Ababa hub
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Ethiopian Airlines opens new passenger terminal at its Addis Ababa hub

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 27, 2020

Ethiopian Airlines Group announced that it has successfully completed a new passenger terminal at its hub Addis Ababa Bole International ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Cameroon
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Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Cameroon

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 11, 2020

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline is resuming service to Duala and Yaoundé asof July 13, 2020. The service will initially ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines announces resumption of regular service
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Ethiopian Airlines announces resumption of regular service

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 8, 2020

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline, is resuming service to Dubai further to the ending of the lock-down and its opening ... Read More

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

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 27, 2020

During the pandemic, Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline, was the go-to airline for essential travel, repatriation flights and airlift of ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 8, 2020

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, the largest cargo network operator in Africa, is adapting its operations to the evolving global ... Read More

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

George Taylor George Taylor- April 4, 2020

The African Tourism Board has been in the front row while this emerging crisis is unfolding.SKAL, the largest travel industry ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2020

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

Ethiopian Mobile App big hit with flyers
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Ethiopian Mobile App big hit with flyers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2020

The number of Ethiopian Mobile App users has reached one million. With a robust and integrated digital strategy, Ethiopian has ... Read More

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

editor editor- January 16, 2020

UNIGLOBE Travel International Chairman’s Circle members have donated $17,000 USD raised at their annual awards gala to the Plan International ... Read More

Boeing teams up with Ethiopian Airlines for humanitarian aid mission
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Boeing teams up with Ethiopian Airlines for humanitarian aid mission

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 30, 2019

Boeing is partnering with Ethiopian Airlines to deliver much-needed humanitarian goods to organizations across Ethiopia. The airline took delivery of ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines flight ET357 from Juba to Addis Ababa on Tuesday and had a runway excursion a take-off attempt at ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines adds Bengaluru to its India network
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Ethiopian Airlines adds Bengaluru to its India network

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 28, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines has launched a passenger flight to Bengaluru, India on 27 October 2019. The capital of the Indian state ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines Group launches sustainability initiative
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Ethiopian Airlines Group launches sustainability initiative

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the Largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, has launched an innovative ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines returns to Athens, Greece after 18 years
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Ethiopian Airlines returns to Athens, Greece after 18 years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 22, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 17, 2019

With the introduction of e-visa service back in June 2017, Ethiopia has opened its doors for foreign visitors wider than ... Read More

Is Boeing innocent or even more guilty on B737 Max 8
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Is Boeing innocent or even more guilty on B737 Max 8

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 8, 2019

Perhaps Ethiopian Airlines has been lying and therefore cannot be trusted after hundreds of life were lost. These are the ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines switching to Airbus after deadly Boeing 737 MAX crash
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Ethiopian Airlines switching to Airbus after deadly Boeing 737 MAX crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 7, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines is reportedly at the final stages of striking a $1.6 billion deal with European aerospace giant Airbus for ... Read More

Radisson Hotel Group banks on Africa: 11 new hotels
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Radisson Hotel Group banks on Africa: 11 new hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 24, 2019

Radisson Hotel Group added 11 new hotels in Africa within the first nine months of 2019, accelerating its expansion across ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 23, 2019

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, the Largest Cargo Operator in Africa started a once-weekly freighter service from Addis Ababa to ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines announces new service to Beira in central Mozambique
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Ethiopian Airlines announces new service to Beira in central Mozambique

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 10, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines announced that it will launch thrice weekly service to the city of Beira in central Mozambique via Malawi ... Read More

Addis Ababa has highest hotel room rates in Africa
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Addis Ababa has highest hotel room rates in Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 8, 2019

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

Ethiopian Airlines expands India service, adds Bengaluru in its network
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Ethiopian Airlines expands India service, adds Bengaluru in its network

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 31, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines, the Largest Aviation Group in Africa, announced that it will start passenger flights to Bengaluru, India as of ... Read More

Tourism: Ethiopia backs Africa Hotel Investment Forum
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Tourism: Ethiopia backs Africa Hotel Investment Forum

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 24, 2019

Prominent figures from Ethiopia’s public and private sectors have spoken out publicly to welcome the return to Addis Ababa of ... Read More

French Minister of Economy & Finance visits Ethiopian Airlines
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French Minister of Economy & Finance visits Ethiopian Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 22, 2019

A French delegation led by French Minister of Economy & Finance, H.E. Bruno Le Maire visited Ethiopian Airlines on July ... Read More

Foreign passenger numbers spike at Addis Ababa Airport
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Foreign passenger numbers spike at Addis Ababa Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 18, 2019

A record number of international passengers are traveling through Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, the major gateway into Africa, this ... Read More

Addis Ababa University confers Honorary Doctoral Degree on Ethiopian Group CEO
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Addis Ababa University confers Honorary Doctoral Degree on Ethiopian Group CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 13, 2019

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

Ethiopian connects Chongqing with freight corridors of the world
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Ethiopian connects Chongqing with freight corridors of the world

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2019

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, the Largest Cargo Operator in Africa, has connected Chongqing, the largest municipality in Southwest China ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines inaugurates Marseille service
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Ethiopian Airlines inaugurates Marseille service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 3, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines commenced thrice weekly flights to Marseille, France on 2 July 2019. The new service was inaugurated at a ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines launches flights to Garowe, Somalia
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Ethiopian Airlines launches flights to Garowe, Somalia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 28, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Group announced the launch of its flight to Garowe, Somalia, via Bossaso, Somalia effective 15 July 2019. The ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines signs $500M partnership agreement with Collins Aerospace
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Ethiopian Airlines signs $500M partnership agreement with Collins Aerospace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 27, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Group has signed a partnership agreement valued at $500 million with Collins Aerospace, one of the world's largest ... Read More

IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors
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IATA re-appoints Ethiopian Airlines GCEO its Board of Governors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines announced that its Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam has been re-appointed to the IATA (International Air Transport Association) ... Read More

Ethiopian delighted to serve Liverpool and Tottenham fans
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Ethiopian delighted to serve Liverpool and Tottenham fans

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to have served fans of the globally renowned British football teams Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur in ... Read More