Manchester Airport welcomes Ethiopian Airlines’ new service to Addis Ababa starting December 1

Flights start 1st December and will operate 4 times per week 787 aircraft in operation with 2 class configuration 400,000 people set to benefit from the route Multi SKYTRAX award winning airline Fares from £499 Manchester, UK, 2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport has secured a landmark route into the heart of Africa, underlining its… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Ethiopian Airlines’ first-ever direct service between Chicago and Africa

CHICAGO, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation and its newest air carrier partner, Ethiopian Airlines, announced today (02/05/2018) that new nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD) will begin on June 9, 2018. The addition of this new service represents the first-ever… Read the full press release

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines announce deal for four Boeing 777 Freighters valued at more than $1.3 billion

Order boosts carrier’s 777 Freighter fleet from six to 10 Net orders for 777s this year reach 57; supports production transition to 777X DUBAI, United Arab Emirates,, 2017-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines announced an order for four Boeing 777 Freighters – the world’s largest and longest-range twin-engine cargo… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 787-9

Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to operate the 787-9 Dreamliner carries much-needed medical equipment and supplies to Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2017-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787-9. Ethiopian is leasing the Dreamliner through an agreement with AerCap. Ethiopian’s newest… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines honoured with the African Aviation ‘African Airline of the Year’ Award for 2016

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2016-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and the largest African airline, is pleased to announce that it has won the African Aviation ‘African Airline of the Year’ Award for 2016 during the 25th Anniversary African Aviation Air Finance Africa Conference & Exhibition and African Aviation Summit held on… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines named the Best Airline in Nigeria by the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agents

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2016-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, was chosen as the Best Airline in Nigeria by the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agents (NANTA) on 17 March 2016. The ceremony took place at the Association’s 40th annual general meeting at Premier Hotel Ibadan. The 1500 members of the… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines signs purchase agreement for two additional Q400 turboprop airliners with Bombardier Commercial Aircraft

TORONTO, 2015-12-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Addis Ababa-based Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise (Ethiopian Airlines) announced today that they have signed a firm purchase agreement for two additional Q400 turboprop airliners that will bring Ethiopian Airlines’ Q400 aircraft fleet to a total of 19 aircraft, the largest total fleet in Africa. Based… Read the full press release

Portugal’s leading airline TAP and Ethiopian Airlines announce code-share services between Portugal and Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, 2015-12-1 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP, Portugal’s leading airline and Ethiopian Airlines, the largest African airline, both Members of Star Alliance, have started code-share services between Portugal and Ethiopia as of November 24, 2015. These flights are made available for bookings through both carriers own websites – at www.flytap.com and www.flyethiopian.com – as well… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines named the Airline of the Year for 4th year in a row at African Airlines Association’s 47th Annual General Assembly

ADDIS ABABA, 2015-11-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest, fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has been named for the fourth year in a row as the Airline of the Year by the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) at its 47th Annual General Assembly held between… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines started new services to Yaoundé, Nsimalen International Airport in Cameroon on October 25, 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2015-10-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the leading, fast growing and most profitable African Airline, is pleased to announce that it has started new services to Yaoundé, Nsimalen International Airport on October 25, 2015. The capital of Cameroon, Yaoundé, is the second largest city in the country after the port city… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines inaugurates three times a week flights to Dublin and Los Angeles

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2015-6-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has started flights to Dublin and Los Angeles on 19 June 2015. Ethiopian flights to Dublin and Los Angeles are operated three times a week with the ultra- modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which offers… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines wins the 2015 Airline Reliability Performance Award from Bombardier Aerospace for the fifth year in a row

Ethiopian Wins Bombardier’s Airline Reliability Performance Award For 5th Year in a Row MUNICH, 2015-6-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable aviation group in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has – for the fifth year in a row – won the 2015 Airline Reliability Performance Award… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam awarded the 2015 International Grand Prix special award

MILAN, 2015-6-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that Ethiopian Airlines Chief Executive Officer Tewolde Gebremariam was awarded the 2015 International Grand Prix special ‪award on Wednesday June 3, 2015 in a ceremony held in Milan. The prestigious award was bestowed… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines to start flights to Cape Town, South Africa and Gaborone, Botswana as of 30 June 2015

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2015-5-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has finalized preparations to start flights to Cape Town, 2nd destination in South Africa and Gaborone, Botswana as of 30 June 2015. The flights to Cape Town and Gaborone will be operated three-times-a-week as… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines inaugurated non-stop flight to Sao Paulo from Addis Ababa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2015-5-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has started serving Sao Paulo, a city in the fifth continent in its route network, with a non-stop flight from Addis Ababa since April 25, 2015. Ethiopian tri-weekly flights to Brazil are operated using… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines launches new services to Tokyo Narita International Airport; the only direct connection between Africa and Japan

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2015-4-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has started new services to Tokyo Narita International Airport in April 21, 2015, in codeshare partnership with fellow Star Alliance member, All Nippon Airways, Japan’s leading airline. The thrice weekly flight, the only direct… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines announces it has ranked 6th among 22 most dependable Airlines around the world by CBSNews

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2015-4-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has ranked 6th among 22 most dependable Airlines around the world. The ranking was made after a serious assessment in three areas: On-time performance, low costs to check bags, average age of an airline… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines introduces mobile payment for online ticket purchase in Ethiopia with the cooperation of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia and Flocash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2015-3-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines the largest in Africa  is pleased to announce the commencement of mobile payment for online ticket purchase in Ethiopia. The option was made possible with the cooperation of the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) and Flocash an integration system provider. Ethiopian has already implemented since… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines wins the Air Cargo Brand of the Decade for Africa Award from Shipping, Transport, Aviation and Tourism (STAT)

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2015-3-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest cargo operator in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has won the Air Cargo Brand of the Decade for Africa Award from Shipping, Transport, Aviation and Tourism (STAT) at a ceremony held in Rivonia, South Africa on 26 February2015. Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam,… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines and Liege Airport extend air cargo partnership for another 5 years

Even brighter prospects ahead, owing to fast growth of Africa-Europe trade ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2015-1-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines and Liege Airport have agreed to extend for another 5 years their win-win partnership for the transport of air cargo between Africa and Europe. Liege Airport has been serving as Ethiopian main European cargo… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines secured USD 41.4 million 7-year junior loan facility from ING Capital LLC for the acquisition of two Boeing 777 freighter aircraft

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2014-11-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and most profitable airline in Africa, has secured a USD 41.4 million 7-year junior loan facility from ING Capital LLC for the acquisition of two Boeing 777 freighter aircraft. The senior debt is supported by Ex-Im Bank and was provided by another… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines received its fourth B777-200 LR Freighter on 19 November 2014

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2014-11-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest cargo operator in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has received its fourth B777-200 LR Freighter on 19 November 2014. Ethiopian was the first in Africa to receive and operate the B777-200 LR freighter on 19 September 2012 and is still… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines and CFM International mark 10 years of strong partnership

Operates more than 40 CFM56 engines Will introduce LEAP-1B in 2014 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 2014-11-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines and CFM International today celebrated 10 years of strong partnership. The Ethiopian flag carrier has been a CFM customer since it began operating CFM56-7B-powered Boeing 737-700 aircraft in 2003. Today, the airline operates… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines and ANA sign code-share agreement

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the flag-carrier airline of Ethiopia, and ANA, Japan’s leading airline group, signed a code-share agreement. From October 26, 2014, the travelling public will enjoy seamless bookings on ANA and Ethiopian Airlines Network from Japan to 49 destinations in Africa through joint connecting airports of both carriers in… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines to start new services to Bale Robe and Kombolcha in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2014-9-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it will start new services to Bale Robe, located in the South-Central part of the country and Kombolcha in North-Central Ethiopia effective 1 and 10 September 2014 respectively. Bale Robe is famous for its notable landmark Sof Omar… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines and United Airlines sign codeshare agreement

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2014-8-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that it has entered into a codeshare agreement with United Airlines, effective 30 August 2014. Ethiopian, the biggest airline in Africa, currently flies to 82 international destinations across five continents operating a young and modern fleet, such as Boeing 787 and 777 aircraft…. Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines receives its 9th 787 Dreamliner dubbed “Great Wall of China”

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2014-8-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has received its ninth 787 Dreamliner, dubbed “Great Wall of China”, on 3 August 2014. Ethiopian, an aircraft technology leader in Africa, was the first outside Japan to receive the ultramodern aircraft back in August 2012… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of three Cessna 172 Pilot training aircraft from Cessna Aircraft Company

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2014-7-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and most profitable airlines in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has taken delivery of three Cessna 172 Pilot training aircraft on Thursday 24 July 2014, from Cessna Aircraft Company The new Cessna 172 is a four seat; single-engine airplane certified in the United… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines to operate four daily services to Nairobi with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2014-5-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, is pleased to announce that it will offer four daily services to Nairobi with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior, starting from 1 June 2014. Flight No. Aircraft Days From To Departs Arrives ET 0833 B737-800 Daily… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Aviation Academy voted the 2014 ”Airline Training Services Provider of the Year” by the African Airlines Association

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2014-5-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that Ethiopian Aviation Academy has been voted the 2014 ”Airline Training Services Provider of the Year” by the African Airlines Association (AFRAA). The Award was presented to Ethiopian Aviation Academy Managing Director, Mr. Samuel… Read the full press release