Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines

The New Spirit of Africa

4.2/5
Based on 350 ratings

About Ethiopian Airlines

IATA code ET
ICAO code ETH
Ethiopian headquarters Addis Ababa - Ethiopia
Main operational airport The Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
Number of destinations covered by Ethiopian Airlines 139
Most popular destination ADD, EBB, JED, RUH
Most popular routes RUH - ADD, JED - ADD, JED - EBB, RUH - EBB
Year of establishment 1945
Parent company Government of Ethiopia
Popular fleet  Boeing B787-8, Boeing B777-300ER, Boeing B777-200LR, Boeing B767-300ER, Boeing B737-800, Boeing B737 MAX, Boeing B737-800
Official airline website ethiopianairlines.com

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Since its first scheduled flight on the 8th of April, 1946 to Cairo, Ethiopian Airlines has soared to being voted the Best African Airline by Skytrax 2017. Since 2011, the carrier is an official member of Star Alliance, one of the world's largest global airline alliances. While the airline flies to over 100 international destinations, passengers with an Ethiopian Airlines booking to Bangkok are welcome aboard the first-ever All-Women flight, championing women empowerment for sustainable growth. The airline operates a fleet of 82 aircraft, Africa's youngest fleet, from its hub in Addis Ababa. Unrivaled in Africa for efficiency and operational success, the continent’s leading carrier welcomes passengers to a seamless Ethiopian Airlines online booking experience.

 

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Ethiopian Airlines Recognitions and Awards

Award /Year Nomination

Award /Nomination Type

2021

Best African Airline Award by Business Traveller Awards

2021

Best Business Class in Africa by Skytrax

2021

Best Economy Class in Africa by Skytrax

2021

Best Cabin Crew in Africa by Skytrax

2021

Ethiopian Airlines ranked number 30 for World’s Top 100 Airlines by Skytrax

(Awards & Recognitions)

 

 

Ethiopian Airlines services for Economy Class and Business Class

Economy Class

  • In-flight entertainment
  • Full course hot meals & snacks
  • Complimentary drinks

Business Class

  • Additional baggage allowance
  • Exclusive C9 lounge access
  • Priority boarding
  • Welcome drinks
  • In-flight entertainment
  • Meals on board

Ethiopian Airlines Baggage Allowance

  • The maximum luggage weight for Ethiopian Airways economy class is bags weighing no more than 23kg each.

  • The maximum luggage weight for Ethiopian Airways Cloud Nine (business class) passengers is 2 bags weighing no more than 32kg each.

  • Depending on the route, Silver Card Holders of the ShebaMiles programme are offered an allowance of 1 additional bag or 15kgs extra.

  • Gold card holders of the ShebaMiles programme are offered an allowance of 1 additional bag or 20kg extra.

  • Ethiopian Airways offers free weight that doesn’t exceed 10 kg for infants.

  • The maximum weight for a carry-on bag for economy class (guest class) passengers is one bag weighing no more than 7kg.

  • The maximum weight for a carry-on bag for business class passengers is 2 bags weighing no more than 7kg each.

Ethiopian Airlines Check-in Information

Online Check-in is available between 36 hours and 2 hours before departure time for both international and domestic flights. Through it, passengers who have a valid e-ticket can confirm attendance on the flight, select a seat, and print the boarding pass.

Passengers are requested to arrive at the gate 30 minutes before departure time, in case they have no luggage. 
Passengers with luggage have to arrive at the check-in counter 1 hour before departure time for international flights and 45 minutes for domestic flights.

Note that:

  • Passengers booking code share flights need to check in with the respective airline.
  • Web check-in is not available for passengers requesting special services such as wheelchairs, extra seats, stretchers, unaccompanied minors, pets in hold, etc.

Airport Check-in 

Check-in counters open between 3 hours and 1 hour prior to departure time. Kiosk Check-in is also available. 

FAQs for Ethiopian Airlines

  • Does Ethiopian Airlines allow web check-in?

    Yes, Ethiopian Airlines allows web check-in.

  • Does Ethiopian Airlines provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Ethiopian Airlines offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does Ethiopian Airlines service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by Ethiopian Airlines is 115.

  • Does Almosafer offer any discounts on Ethiopian Airlines?

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