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Ethiopian Airlines Receives Global Appreciation Award for COVID-19 Response

Ethiopian Airlines Receives Global Appreciation Award for COVID-19 Response

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa's leading carrier, is honored to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious Global Recognition and Appreciation Award at the First International Post-COVID Conference held in Toronto.  This accolade acknowledges Ethiopian Airlines' pivotal role in distributing emergency gear throughout Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring the delivery of essential medical supplies and saving countless lives.  The conference was jointly held by Livelihood Development International Initiatives (LDII), Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and other partners aimed at building a unified frontier for responding to future global pandemics. While receiving the recognition award Ethiopian Airlines GCEO, Mr.  Mesfin Tasew…
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Ethiopian Airlines MRO Achieves CFM Leap-1B Engine Testing Capability

Ethiopian Airlines MRO Achieves CFM Leap-1B Engine Testing Capability

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa's largest airline group and leading MRO operator, has inaugurated its CFM Leap-1B engine test cell at the Addis Ababa MRO Services facility. This new addition grants Ethiopian Airlines full testing capabilities for the Leap-1B engine, the exclusive powerplant for Boeing's next-generation 737 MAX single-aisle jet. Commenting on this significant milestone, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Mesfin Tasew, expressed, “We are proud to achieve full testing capability for the CFM Leap-1B engine at our modern MRO facility in Addis Ababa. This state-of-the-art facility will enable us to complete the development of the Performance Restoration Shop Visit (PRSV1) repair…
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Ethiopian Airlines Commences New Service to Warsaw, Poland

Ethiopian Airlines Commences New Service to Warsaw, Poland

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest network operating carrier, is pleased to announce the commencement of its four times-weekly new flight services to Warsaw, the capital and largest city of the Republic of Poland, via Athens as of 01 July 2024. The flight departed from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in a colorful ceremony attended by the Ambassador of Poland to Ethiopia, Ethiopia’s high ranking government officials and Ethiopian Airlines’ executives. The new flight marks a significant milestone for Ethiopian Airlines' network expansion in Europe, enhancing global connectivity and promoting commerce and tourism. The flight will continue operation according to the below…
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Ethiopian Airlines Wins Skytrax Best African Airline for Seven Years

Ethiopian Airlines Wins Skytrax Best African Airline for Seven Years

 Ethiopian wins in four prestigious award categories Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline group in Africa, keeps its top spot as the Best Airline in Africa and three other categories at the 2024 SKYTRAX World Airlines Award held in the UK. Ethiopian took the crown for multiple other prestigious accolades with the Best Airline in Africa title for seven consecutive years. Ethiopian has been honored with the titles for: ▪ Best Airline in Africa for seven years in row, ▪ Best Business Class in Africa for six years in row, ▪ Best Economy Class in Africa for six years in row,…
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Star Alliance named the World’s Best Airline Alliance

Star Alliance named the World’s Best Airline Alliance

- Star Alliance Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Lounge won the World’s Best Airline Alliance Lounge award in its inaugural year - 16 Star Alliance member airlines claim a total of 47 top awards including several best regional airline awards Star Alliance has been honored with the title of World’s Best Airline Alliance once again at this year's prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards. The Alliance’s newly launched Paris Charles de Gaulle airport lounge has also won the World’s Best Airline Alliance Lounge title in its first year. Star Alliance CEO Theo Panagiotoulias received the awards at a ceremony held at…
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Ethiopian Airlines Wins Two APEX Passenger Choice Awards

Ethiopian Airlines Wins Two APEX Passenger Choice Awards

Ethiopian Wins 'Best Entertainment' and 'Best Wi-Fi' in Africa at 2024 APEX Passenger Choice Awards Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s largest airline group, is pleased to announce that it has been crowned as the winner of the ‘Best Entertainment in Africa’ and ‘Best Wi-Fi in Africa’ awards for yet another year at the APEX Passenger Choice Awards 2024. Ethiopian Airlines has collaborated with multiple service providers to cater to the diverse demographics and passenger tastes. Ethiopian introduced onboard Wi-Fi connectivity using the latest state-of-the-art broadband satellite technology (Ka-band), allowing passengers to enjoy reliable connectivity for sending emails, shopping online, or even…
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Ethiopian Inaugural Flight Lands at New Nekemte Gudina Tumsa Airport

Ethiopian Inaugural Flight Lands at New Nekemte Gudina Tumsa Airport

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest airline group in Africa, and one of the fastest growing airline brands globally, launches its thrice weekly flights to Nekemte, Gudina Tumsa Airport while simultaneously inaugurating the completion of airport airfield and passenger access projects in the airport. Ethiopian Airlines new flights to Gudina Tumsa Airport will be operated per the schedule below. Addis Ababa (ADD) to Nekemte (NEK) on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays with flights from Nekemte (NEK) departing on the same days. Regarding the inaugural, Ethiopian Airlines Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mesfin Tasew said, “Our joy is doubled as we celebrate the…
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Ethiopian Aviation University Graduates Nearly 800 Professionals

Ethiopian Aviation University Graduates Nearly 800 Professionals

Ethiopian Aviation University, Africa’s premier aviation training institution, has celebrated the graduation of nearly 800 aviation professionals, including international trainees from eight African countries and one from Asia. The graduation ceremony, held at the university’s facility, was attended by Ambassadors, African officials, executives from Ethiopian Airlines Group, and the families and friends of the graduates. The graduates completed various programs offered by Ethiopian Aviation University, including Pilot, Aviation Maintenance, Cabin Crew, and Commercial Training programs. Mr. Mesfin Tasew, the Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines Group, congratulated the new aviation professionals. He stated, “We are delighted to witness the fruits…
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Ethiopian Launches a New Flight to Maun, Botswana

Ethiopian Launches a New Flight to Maun, Botswana

-Maun becomes a second Ethiopian Airlines’ destination in Botswana Ethiopian Airlines Group, one of the fastest-growing global airline brands and Africa’s largest airline, commences services to Maun, its second destination in the Republic of Botswana after Gaborone, as of today 10th, June 2024. The inaugural flight departed from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD) after a vibrant celebration that brought together officials from the Embassy of Botswana, Government representatives of Botswana, and executives of Ethiopian Airlines among others. The new thrice weekly service begins operation per the below schedule: Addis Ababa (ADD) Maun (MUB) Ndola (NLA) Addis Ababa (ADD): on…
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Ethiopian Airlines Resumes Flights to Axum

Ethiopian Airlines Resumes Flights to Axum

-Flights to the Ancient City Will Be Operated Daily Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest airline group in Africa, is announced the reinstatement of its daily passenger flights to the historic city of Axum as of today, June 9, 2024. Four years ago, a war broke out in northern Ethiopia between the federal government and Tigray forces after the northern command of the Ethiopian national defense was attacked in Mekele, the capital of the Tigray region. During this conflict, Tigray forces destroyed Axum airport to hinder attacks from the national government. However, after four years and a peace agreement signed in…
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