Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Israel

Since the outbreak of the war, which was triggered by Hamas’s sudden and unexpected attack on Israel, many international airlines suspended their flights to or from Israel.

Although many have been calling for an end to this war, in which about 15 thousand people have been killed on both sides, they have reached an agreement for a temporary ceasefire.

Due to the war, many international airlines, including Ethiopian Airlines, have canceled their flights to/from Israel.

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will resume the flight that was suspended due to war on October 7, 2023.

The airline added that it will operate a direct flight from Addis Ababa to Tel Aviv five days a week.

The Airline stated that it will provide the direct flight service on its flight numbers ET404 and ET405 starting from December 1, 2023.

The direct flight to/from Israel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and the flight service on all days of the week.

Customers who have bought travel tickets to fly from Israel to Ethiopia or from Addis Ababa to Tel Aviv will be able to make flight adjustments starting next week.

Also, the airline said that those who want to get their ticket money back will be refunded without any penalty.

Last week, Ethiopian Airlines agreed to buy 78 airplanes from Boeing and Airbus jets.

The agreement to buy 11 787 Dreamliners, and 20 737 MAX, with the opportunity for 36 more jets, represents the largest Boeing jet purchase by an African carrier.

Ethiopian and Airbus Aviation Technology Company signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 11 Airbus A350-900s.

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines have agreed to buy 11 787 Dreamliners and 20 737 MAX airplanes with an opportunity for 15 and 21 additional jets, respectively.

The agreement, signed by Ethiopia’s national carrier at the Dubai Airshow, represents the largest-ever purchase of Boeing airplanes in African history.

By ethionegari@gmail.com

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