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በተሰጠን መረጃ መሰረት ይህ ታላቅ ሽያጭ የሚኖረው በበረራ Applicable Flight : Only ET 505

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Ethiopian Airlines two days promotion sale. Starts $970 including tax round trip

ሽያጭEthiopian Fallsale2015_Page_1Ethiopian Airlines two days promotion sale. Starts $970 including tax round trip
Sales Date: 12th and 13th of November only
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Air China makes maiden flight to Ethiopia’s capital

Air China makes maiden flight to Ethiopia’s capital
ADDIS ABABA — Air China, one of China’s biggest airlines, on Monday made its maiden flight to Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, which has become the second destination of the airline in Africa, next to South Africa.

With its launching flight, Air China touched down at the Bole International Airport in the capital of the East African country, which is a seat for headquarters of the African Union (AU) and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) among other international and regional organizations.

With this new route, Air China will make thrice a week flights between Beijing and Addis Ababa.

The launching flight of the Airline with Airbus A330 was accorded warm welcome during its landing at Bole Airport by officials and staff members of the Ethiopian Airports Enterprise, the Ethiopian Airlines, Air China and also diplomats among others.

The new route of Air China between Beijing and Addis Ababa came few days after the launch of maiden flight between Beijing and Johannesburg in South Africa few days back.

Tewolde Gebremariam, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ethiopian Airlines Group, told Xinhua on the occasion that the launch of flights between Beijing and Addis Ababa by Air China would be both cooperation and “friendly” competition between Ethiopian and Air China.

Reiterating that both Air China and Ethiopian are members of the Star Alliance, the CEO said the two airliners would cooperate in the spirit of Star Alliance as Air China flies to 225 domestic destinations in China while Ethiopian does to 50 destinations in Africa.

“It is going to be both cooperation and competition; we call it a friendly competition. So, we are very happy that Air China has chosen Addis as its hub in Africa,” said Tewolde.

“Naturally, Addis is the best gateway to Africa with the Ethiopian Airlines flying to more than 50 destinations in Africa. So, Air China is the Star Alliance member and the Ethiopian Airlines is also a member of Star Alliance, so, within the spirit of Star Alliance we are going to cooperate,” he said.

“Air China flies to 225 destinations in China domestically; and Ethiopian Airlines (flies to) more than 50 destinations in Africa. So, we have a lot of synergy, complementarity; so, we are going to cooperate in that line. But, at the same time we are going to compete. So, it is competition and cooperation,” he added.

WLiu Tiexiang, Senior Vice President of Air China, said at the reception held at Sheraton Hotel that this operation of the flight is a very convenient air bridge between China and Africa.

With the increase of exchanges between the two countries and with the increase of investment by Chinese companies in Africa, more and more Chinese people are coming to Africa, he said.

Ethiopian is voted as the best in Africa & Wins Passenger choice Awards in the USA

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest, fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is

pleased to announce that it has been voted and won the Passenger Choice Awards for

“Best Airline in Africa” for the third time in a row at the APEX 2015 EXPO held on 27

September 2015 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.

The Airline Passenger Experience Association is a network of the world’s leading

airlines, suppliers and related companies committed to elevating the level of the

airline passenger experience. APEX encompasses the largest and most comprehensive

survey of passengers in 13 languages. It is the most important award in the airline

industry since it is the customers themselves, who rate airlines based on their overall


thiopian is pleased to offer Promotional 3rd Free Baggage Allowance for travel commencing from IAD and LAX to ADD on ET 501 & 505.

Ethiopian is pleased to offer Promotional 3rd Free Baggage Allowance for travel commencing from IAD and LAX to ADD on ET 501 & 505.

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Ethiopian Won the Best International Airline of the year by Business Executive Excellence Awards

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines

The FINANCIAL — Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that it has won the Best International Airline of the year by Business Executive Excellence Awards in Accra, Ghana.

Ethiopian won the award for its best performance and for its great contribution to Ghana’s economy in general. The award was received by Genet W/Michael, Ethiopian Area Manager in Accra, according to Ethiopian Airlines.

Genet W/Michael, commented, “We are honored to be recognized as Best International Airline of the Year in recognition of the positive contribution our airline has made in Ghana. Ethiopian is consistently providing the best possible connectivity options between Accra and the rest of the World as well as within Africa. “

The Business Excellence Awards celebrates institutions that demonstrate excellence in leadership, performance and success with a significant impact to Ghana’s economic growth.

Ethiopian has been giving uninterrupted services to Ghana for the past 55 years and is currently serving Accra daily using the state of the art Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Passengers to and from Accra can enjoy the unique features of the aircraft such as wider leg room, large overhead bins, reduced noise, higher humidity, biggest windows.


Ethiopian retrofits all its Boeing 777 Business class seats with 180° full flatbed making more than 50% of its long haul fleet equipped with flatbed

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Ethiopian retrofits all its Boeing 777 Business class seats with 180° full

flatbed making more than 50% of its long haul fleet equipped with flatbed

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The largest, most profitable and fastest growing African Airline, Ethiopian, has made its

business class cabin more comfortable by retrofitting all its Boeing 777 fleet with 180°

business class full flat beds. In its strong believe in continuous improvement in customer

services both on ground and in the air; Ethiopian invested over USD four million in the
retrofitting program. The retro-fitting was performed at its own MRO center and with its

own engineers. The successful completion of the retrofitting program demonstrates the in-
house capabilities of Ethiopian MRO Services.

Our Business Class passengers can now enjoy full flat beds to rest during their flights

which cris cross multiple continents like between Beijing, China to Sao Paulo, Brazil with

only one stop and a couple of hours stay in our newly renovated and expanded world

class lounge in Addis Ababa.boeing777

Ato Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO Ethiopian Airlines said, “I would like to congratulate

our MRO team for the outstanding performance and for the job well done. On the other

hand we are very pleased to provide our passengers with the best on-board experience

especially on our long-haul routes. Ethiopian Airlines has made the choice of purchasing

the 180°flat business class seats because of the enhanced customer satisfaction they bring.

Our business passengers will be able to sleep and arrive fresh to their destinations fully

rested and ready to take on business after a good night’s sleep.

MD MRO Ethiopian Airlines Group, Zemene Nega, remarked, “We are pleased to

successfully complete the retrofitting project on our B777 fleet with our in-house capability

which is a testament of Ethiopian self-sufficiency in trained aviation professionals. We

have made huge investments to accomplish the retrofitting project which encompasses;

modifying seats to full flat laying positions, rearranging passenger service, rework on IFE

and software change.”

Ethiopian is a Pan-African global carrier with the youngest fleet in the continent with an

average age of less than 7 years and currently serves more than 91 international

destinations across 5 continents with over 200 daily departures.

About Ethiopianvisitethiopia

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its operations in

the past close to seven decades, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading

carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.

Ethiopian commands the lion share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network

operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 90 international destinations

across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly

aircraft such as the Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200

Freighter and Bombardier Q-400 with double cabin. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in

Africa to own and operate these aircraft.

Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will

see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with seven business centers: Ethiopian

Domestic and Regional Airline; Ethiopian International Passenger Airline; Ethiopian

Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering

Services; and Ethiopian Ground Service. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline

registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.

For more information about this press release, please contact:

Manager PR & Publications

Ethiopian Airlines

Tel: (251-1) 517-84-07/656/165/913/529

US President held talks with CEO of Ethiopian (press release)

H.E. President Barak H. Obama and Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam held  discussions at Bole International Airport beside the B787 Dreamliner Aircraft.

The President was very happy to see the Boeing 787 Dreamliner in Ethiopian flag and he thanked Ethiopian Airlines for being a very good longtime customer of Boeing and the USA. He said he has visited the factories in which they are made.He asked for the number of B-787 Dreamliners’ ET operates and Ato Tewolde  replied to the President that Ethiopian has 13 in service and 8 on order.obama_1 (2)


They also discussed on the performance of the B-787 Dreamliners. Our group CEO explained as follows: 

·       Very popular among customers,

·       More humidity in the air which reduces fatigue and dryness,

·       Largest windows in the air,

·       Quietest airplane in its category,

·       Saves 20% fuel burn from other airplanes in its category,

       ·       Most environmental friendly airplane.

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There was also discussions in  honor of Colonel Robinson and in recognition to what he has done for Ethiopia and the Ethiopian people. Ethiopian Airlines has decided to name one of its airplanes after him.


The president was interested to know the most profitable routes in relation to Ethiopian’s vast network. Group CEO briefed him mentioning some examples including Washington DC, Beijing, Shanghai, Changzhou, Hong Kong, Luanda  etc..


Ato Tewolde further explained to H.E. President Obama that Ethiopian is flying to 91 international destinations in five continents, (Washington DC and Los Angeles in the USA and Toronto in Canada, 52 destinations in Africa, 24 destinations in the middle East and Asia and 12 destinations in Europe).


Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines has also emphasized  on intensifying further the already on- going efforts to re-open the USA Exim Bank as it is ET’s main guarantor of the loans used to purchase  Boeing Airplanes.


Finally, President Obama congratulated Ethiopian Airlines for successfully running the largest airline in Africa.

Forget sunny Spain, enchanting Thailand and the romance of France: Ethiopia is named ‘World’s Best Tourism Destination’


Ethiopia has nine UNESCO World Heritage sites, which were heralded by the commission.

Tourism was defined as a tool for poverty eradication, for local community development and for economic independence is a successful strategy.

Ethiopia’s goal is to boost tourist revenues to $3 billion this year – in 2013 revenues from tourism were at $2 billion.

And, if it achieves that, it will start challenging the dominance of regional rivals on Africa’s eastern seaboard, such as Kenya and Tanzania.visitethiopia

But instead of beach holidays and safaris, land-locked Ethiopia is promoting its imperial past – the below ground 13th century churches of Lalibela, hewn from solid rock, and the hill castles of Gondar – as well as its mountainous and majestic topography.

Visitor numbers have risen 12 percent a year in the past decade to reach 600,000 in 2014. The target at the end of this year is one million.

In the capital of Addis Ababa, the transformation from the starvation years and the ‘Red Terror’ purges of the 1970s and 1980s is plain to see. Construction is booming and a metro opens next year, cutting through the sprawling city — the only such network in sub-Saharan Africa.

The commission praised the the excellent preservation of humanity landmarks such as: ruins of the city of Aksum- the heart of ancient Ethiopia, Fasil Ghebbi- the residence of the Ethiopian emperors during the 16th and 17th century, Harar Jugol- 82 mosques, 102 shrines, and unique interior design in the townhouses and Lalibela – holy site encompassing 11 medieval stone carved churches from the 13th century.

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VISISTETHIOPIANEW2015(CNN)You would be forgiven for thinking it was Spain, Thailand or Italy. But this year the accolade of World Best Tourism Destination has been given to a surprising candidate: Ethiopia.

The country has been praised for its outstanding natural beauty, dramatic landscapes and ancient culture, leading the European Council on Tourism and Trade to select it out of 31 countries as this year’s top holiday spot.


Visitor numbers in the country have increased by 10% over the last decade, according to the Ethiopian Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Last year, more than 600,000 tourists visited Ethiopia, attracted by its fertile national parks, 3,000 year-old archeological history and nine UNESCO world heritage sites. Tourism contributed an estimated 4.5% to the country’s GDP last year, generating nearly a million jobs and over two billion dollars in revenue, according to the World Bank. Flick through our gallery of stunning Ethiopian sites to find out more about the country that has been chosen by industry experts as the top place to travel to this year.




Ethiopia has been voted the world’s best tourism destination for 2015

cropped-top-logo.pngEthiopia has been chosen as this year’s top destination in the world for tourists by the European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT), a non-profit group of European Union tourism trade organizations.

Africa’s second-most populated country was chosen for its “excellent preservation of humanity landmarks” such as the ruins of the city of Aksum, known as the heart of ancient Ethiopia, and Fasil Ghebbi, which served as the residence of the Ethiopian emperors during the 16th and 17th century.

It is also home to Harar Jugol—considered the fourth holiest Islamic city with 82 mosques, 102 shrines, and unique interior design in the townhouses—and Lalibela, a holy site encompassing 11 medieval stone carved churches from the 13th century.

The Church of St. George at Lalibela in Ethiopia.(AP Photo/Jenny Barchfield)

Other sites include the Konso Cultural Landscape (containing 55 kilometers of stonewalled terraces and fortified settlements) and Lower Valley of the Awash, where the fossil remains of Lucy were discovered.

All these sites are registered as UNESCO World heritage monuments.

In addition to heritage sites, Ethiopia is recognized for its natural parks and reservations, including the Simien National Park.

The Ethiopian embassy celebrated the award with a tweet including some of the country’s popular tourist spots.