Ever since the first cargo charter operation was launched to Nairobi in 1946 and the boom of agricultural export products out of Ethiopia to Europe, Ethiopian’s cargo services has been steadily growing
since the early 1970 .
In addition to the utilization of the belly space of passenger fleet of B767-300, B757-200, B777-200 LR, B737-700 and B737-800 aircraft, Ethiopian cargo services operates dedicated freighter aircraft on a charter and scheduled basis. Currently Ethiopian operates over 40 cargo destinations spread across Africa, Europe, Asia and the Middle East via its hub – Addis Ababa, and another cargo hub at Liege.
Ethiopian has behind it over 60 years of experience in transporting goods ranging from industrial products to perishables. Ethiopian has special seasonal cargo rates as well as attractive incentive packages aimed at satisfying the needs of our individual cargo customers.
The Cargo Marketing Division is responsible for all Ethiopian’s scheduled, chartered/leased and extra section cargo operations.
The division is dedicated to maintaining a fast and reliable operation for all cargo. Outgoing cargoes from Addis Ababa are typically frozen meat, fruits, semi-processed (finished) leather, vegetables, flowers, carpets, rugs, chilled meat and frozen fish products. Incoming cargo includes chemicals, equipment and machinery, spare
parts, electronics, garments, medicines and tea.