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Ethiopian CEO calls African governments to pay special attention to Aviation

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - (WIC) – As Air Transport is irreplaceable to connect African Countries to one another and with the rest of the world African States need to give a serious attention to the sector, Ethiopian CEO Tewolde Gebremariam. In his exclusive interview with WIC, the Chief Executive Officer emphasized that the continent needs to […]

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Ethiopian Voted and Won Best Airline of the Year Award in China –

PRESS RELEASE Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has won the Best Airline of the Year Award at MICE Magazine’s 7th Annual Award Ceremony held in Beijing, China on April 11, 2014 in the presence of 200 top travel trade professionals, travel agents, representatives […]

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Kano in Nigeria Joins the Ever Expanding Global Network of Ethiopian

PRESS RELEASE Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce the commencement of four weekly flights to Kano, Nigeria, starting 24 May 2014. The flights to Kano will be Ethiopian 4th destination in Nigeria, in addition to Lagos, Abuja and Enugu, and will be operated […]

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Ethiopian Airlines links Shanghai to Africa

Ethiopian Airlines Sunday launched a new direct route linking Shanghai to Addis Ababa. The 10-hour flights depart the Ethiopian capital at 11:30pm daily and return from Pudong International Airport at 12:35am. The route is the first direct air link between Shanghai and Africa, and provides passengers with a stepping stone to several other African cities, […]

Ethiopian in talks with DRC to establish a new airline in Central Africa

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Ethiopian in talks with DRC to establish a new airline in Central Africa

Addis Ababa - Ethiopian Airlines is holding negotiations with the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on the establishment of a new start up airline in Central Africa. Ethiopian wants to jointly establish a new regional carrier in the DRC with the government of the DRC. Ethiopian has been eyeing the DRC for the […]

Ethiopian Suspends Services to Blantyre International Airport due to Runway Maintenance

Press Release Due to the runway maintenance works at Blantyre Chileka International Airport , Ethiopian will temporarily suspend its operation to/from the subject destination from March 18, 2014 until airport service resumes. We would like to apologize for any irregularities and inconveniences you might encounter as a result of this move. We will advise new […]

Fast growth is mandatory, Ethiopian CEO Tewolde Gebremariam

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Fast growth is mandatory, Ethiopian CEO Tewolde Gebremariam

Ethiopian Airline has been growing fast since 2005. During the past seven years the airline grew sevenfold. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The national flag carrier is opening a number of new destinations and acquiring modern jetliners, including the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and B777s. However, the road has never been a bed of roses for the […]

Ethiopian Airlines Appoints New Vice-President Flight Operations

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Ethiopian Airlines Appoints New Vice-President Flight Operations

Press Release Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopian Airlines has appointed Captain Yohannes Hailemariam as Vice-President Flight Operations effective 3 March 2014. Captain Yohannes is a graduate of Ethiopian Pilot Training School and has over 30 years experience with the airline. He joined Ethiopian in 1984, has served in various capacities, including Director Flying and Training as […]

Ethiopian Airlines to Start Services to Vienna, its ninth European Destination

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Ethiopian Airlines to Start Services to Vienna, its ninth European Destination

Press Release Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (March 1, 2014) – Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has finalized preparations to start four weekly flights to Vienna, Austria starting 2 June 2014. Vienna is the political capital and the economic hub of Austria. The city is […]

Ethiopian chief warns, African airlines could be ‘swallowed’ by the Gulf

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Ethiopian chief warns, African airlines could be ‘swallowed’ by the Gulf

The CEO of Ethiopian Airlines , Tewolde Gebremariam,  has warned that Gulf carriers could “eat us for lunch” unless there is a concerted effort by African airlines to increase market share from the fast-growing continent. Speaking at the Aviation Club in London, Tewolde said “We have tremendous competition coming from the Gulf carriers. Dubai is only […]