Ethiopian Airlines News

Ethiopian Airlines improves Nigeria connections with Kano flight

Ethiopian Airlines improves Nigeria connections with Kano flight

30 April 2014 Airline News

Ethiopian Airlines will launch four weekly flights to Kano, Nigeria, from May 24th, 2014. Located in the north of the country, Kano is the second largest city in Nigeria. Kano will be the fourth city in Nigeria served by Ethiopian Airlines, joining Ethiopian’s current service to Abuja, the capital of Nigeria; Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city; and Enugu.

Malawian Airlines flies into Johannesburg, South Africa

Malawian Airlines flies into Johannesburg, South Africa

12 March 2014 Airline News

Malawian Airlines has launched its first international flight to Johannesburg. Malawian Airlines is Ethiopian Airlines’ strategic partner for the southern Africa region and will operate the B737-800 Sky Interior aircraft daily from Lilongwe to Johannesburg, with a stopover in Blantyre.

Ethiopian Airlines boosts London flights

Ethiopian Airlines boosts London flights

4 March 2014 Airline News

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, has announced the start of daily flights to London starting from July 8th, 2014. Ethiopian started operations to London on April 1st, 1973 and has provided uninterrupted service to and from the city for more than 40 years. 

Ethiopian Airlines appoints UK PR representation

Ethiopian Airlines appoints UK PR representation

6 February 2014 Airline News

As it enters a strong period of growth with new aircraft arrivals and the best in-flight product in its history, Ethiopian Airlines has appointed Surrey, UK-based Emerald Media to handle its UK and Ireland public relations brief. From London, Ethiopian offers connections with 48 destinations on the African continent. 

Ethiopian Airlines signs new deal with GE

Ethiopian Airlines signs new deal with GE

27 November 2013 Airline News

Ethiopian Airlines has signed a ten-year OnPoint solution agreement with GE for maintenance, repair and overhaul of its GE90 engines. Under this agreement, GE will maintain the GE90 engines that power Ethiopian’s 16 B777 aircraft, which include six B777-200LR, six B777-F, and four B777-300ER.

Ethiopian Airways receives first 777-300ER

Ethiopian Airways receives first 777-300ER

19 November 2013 Airline News

Boeing has delivered a 777-300ER (Extended Range) jet to GE Capital Aviation Services for lease to Ethiopian Airlines. The 777-300ER is now the largest airplane in the Ethiopian flag-carrier’s fleet and will provide it with increased capacity and improved operating economics on key routes from its base in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

Ethiopian partners with ASKY

Ethiopian partners with ASKY

25 August 2013 Press Release Airline News

Ethiopian Cargo, the largest cargo operator in Africa, is pleased to announce the opening of a second cargo hub in Africa based in Lomé, Togo, in partnership with ASKY Airlines. The new cargo hub will commence operations in September 2013 after the phase-in of a B737-400F.