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You can browse our press releases archive by selecting the year of release from the selection box. To view the details of the individual press releases please click on the headlines.

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Ethiopian Adds Fourth Boeing 777 Freighter into Its Fleet - 21 November, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest cargo operator in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has received its fourth B777-200 LR Freighter on 19 November 2014. Ethiopian was the first in Africa to ...

Ethiopian Airlines closes Junior Loan Financing with ING - 20 November, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and most profitable airline in Africa, has secured a USD 41.4 million 7-year junior loan facility from ING Capital LLC for the acquisition of two Boeing 777 ...

Ethiopian Named African Airline of the Year - 14 November, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it was named the African Airline of the Yearby the African Airlines Association at its 46th ...

Irish President Flies to Mekelle on-Board Ethiopian - 07 November, 2014
Following their arrival on board Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 701/2 November 2014 from London to Addis Ababa, The President of the Republic of Ireland, H.E. Dr. Michael F. Higgins, the First ...

Ethiopian Receives 3rdBoeing 777 Freighter - 04 November, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest cargo operator in Africa, received its third B777-200 LR Freighter on 3 November 2014. Ethiopian was the first in Africa to receive the B777-200 LR freighter on 19 ...

Ethiopian Airlines and CFM Celebrate 10-year Relationship - 04 November, 2014
Operates more than 40 CFM56 engines Will introduce LEAP-1B in 2014 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 4 November 2014 — Ethiopian Airlines and CFM International today celebrated 10 years of strong ...

Irish President Arrives in Addis Ababa on-Board Ethiopian B777 from London - 03 November, 2014
The President of the Republic of Ireland, H.E. Dr. Michael F. Higgins, the First Lady, H.E. Ms. Sabina Higgins and their accompanying delegation arrived on 2 November 2014 in Addis Ababa for an ...

Ethiopian to Start Flights to Doha - 23 October, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has finalized preparations to start three weekly flights to Doha, Qatar as of 2 December 2014. Ethiopian flights ...

Ethiopian to Start Flights to Dublin and Los Angeles - 10 October, 2014
The First Service Linking the Two Cities with Africa Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has finalized preparations to start flights to Dublin and ...

Ethiopian Receives its 10th B787, the Largest Operator of the Aircraft in Africa - 03 October, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has received its 10th B787 Dreamliner dubbed "Niagara Falls" on 2 October 2014. Ethiopian, an aviation ...

Ethiopian Graduates 121 Aviation Technicians and Marketing Professionals - 25 September, 2014
Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest aviation academy in Africa and an IATA authorized global training center, is pleased to announce that it has graduated 96 aviation technicians and 25 ...

Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines Announce Order for 20 737 MAX 8s - 20 September, 2014
Order is the largest single Boeing order by number of airplanes from an African carrier CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2014– Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Ethiopian Airlines today announced an order for 20 737 MAX ...

Ethiopian Wins Passengers Award as Best in Africa - 17 September, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has won the Passenger Choice Awards for "Best Airline in Africa" for the second time in a row at the APEX 2014 ...

Ethiopian Starts New Services to Bale Robe and Kombolcha - 01 September, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it will start new services to Bale Robe, located in the South-Central part of the country and Kombolcha in ...

Ethiopian Enters into Codeshare Agreement with United Airlines - 13 August, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that it has entered into a codeshare agreement with United Airlines, effective 30 August 2014. Ethiopian, the biggest airline in Africa, currently flies ...

Ethiopian Aviation Academy Recognized as IATA Authorized Training Center - 07 August, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest aviation academy in Africa, has joined IATA’s global training partner network as an IATA Authorized Training ...

Ethiopian Takes Delivery of Ninth B787 Dubbed Great Wall of China - 05 August, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has received its ninth 787 Dreamliner, dubbed "Great Wall of China", on 3 August 2014. Ethiopian, an aircraft ...

Notice on Ebola Outbreak in Some Parts of West Africa - 30 July, 2014
The safety and well-being of its customers and staff always come first for Ethiopian. Though Ebola has not been declared an epidemic and no travel ban has been issued, Ethiopian has taken the ...

Clarification of 2000 U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Warning for Ethiopia - 24 July, 2014
Embassy of the United States of AmericaAddis Ababa, Ethiopia2014/28 For further information, call 011-130-7033 http://ethiopia.usembassy.gov/ Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, July 23, 2014 – There ...

Ethiopian Takes Delivery of Three Pilot Training Aircraft - 24 July, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and most profitable airlines in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has taken delivery of three Cessna 172 Pilot training aircraft on Thursday 24 July 2014, from ...

Improved flight connections with Ethiopian from 08 September to Frankfurt - 18 July, 2014
As of September 8th, 2014 Ethiopian Airlines introduces an improved flight schedule operating daily from Addis Ababa to Frankfurt, Germany. The Dreamliner will depart from Addis Ababa at 23:59 PM ...

Ethiopian Receives 8th Boeing 787 Dreamliner - 03 July, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it took delivery of its 8th Boeing 787 Dreamliner on 26 June 2014. Ethiopian was the first in the world outside Japan ...

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II Formally Opens Heathrow Terminal 2 - 23 June, 2014
The Queen’s Terminal, The New Home of Star Alliance in London LONDON, U.K. – June 23rd, 2014 – Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II formally opened the new home of Star Alliance at London’s Heathrow ...

Ethiopian and Agence Française de Développement Sign €50 million Loan Agreement - 20 June, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) signed a loan agreement of 50 million euros on 20 June 2014 at the Ethiopian Airlines Headquarters. The agreement is aimed at ...

Ethiopian Graduates 147 Aviation Professionals - 20 June, 2014
Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest aviation academy in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has graduated 92 aviation maintenance technicians, 10 pilots, 20 cabin crew and 25 ...

Madrid will Join the Ever Expanding Ethiopian Network of Connectivity - 16 June, 2014
10th European Destination Addis Ababa, June 16, 2014 Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has finalized preparations to start three weekly ...

Ethiopian Became the Largest African Carrier by Revenue and Profit, According To IATA - 09 June, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, wishes to extend its appreciation to its esteemed customers for their vote of confidence, which has enabled the ...

Ethiopian Wins Bombardier Airline Reliability Performance Award - 05 June, 2014
For Four Years in a Row Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has won the 2014 Airline Reliability Performance Award from ...

New Heathrow Terminal 2 Starts Operations - 04 June, 2014
First passengers arrive at Star Alliance’s new home at Heathrow LONDON, June 4th, 2014 The new Terminal 2 – the home of Star Alliance at Heathrow – threw open its doors to welcome its first ...

Ethiopian Starts Services to Vienna, its ninth European Destination - 02 June, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce the start of four weekly flights to Vienna, Austria starting 2 June ...

Ethiopian to Offer Four Daily Services to Nairobi - 26 May, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, is pleased to announce that it will offer four daily services to Nairobi with the latest B737-800 New Generation ...

Ethiopian Receives Boeing 787 Dreamliner named Walia Ibex - 21 May, 2014
Will Take Delivery of 3 more B787s in 2014 Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, is pleased to announce that it took delivery of its 7th Boeing 787 ...

Ethiopian Airlines Management and Staff Visit the Grand Renaissance Dam - 16 May, 2014
Africa's Biggest Infrastructure Project The fastest growing and most Profitable African Airline, Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that its executive management and employees will visit ...

Ethiopian Aviation Academy Voted as Airline Training Service Provider of the Year - 12 May, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that Ethiopian Aviation Academy has been voted the 2014 ”Airline Training Services Provider ...

MOU was signed between Ethiopian and ICBC Financial Leasing Co. Ltd - 05 May, 2014
During H.E. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s state visit to Ethiopia, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Ethiopian Airlines and ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to ...

Ethiopian Voted and Won Best Airline of the Year Award in China - 15 April, 2014
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 ...

Kano in Nigeria Joins the Ever Expanding Global Network of Ethiopian - 15 April, 2014
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 ...

Ethiopian Launches First Direct Flight Between Shanghai and Africa - 01 April, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable Airline in Africa, is pleased to announce the commencement of daily services to Shanghai, China as of 29 March 2014. Ethiopian ...

Ethiopian Suspends Services to Blantyre International Airport on Run way Maintenance - 19 March, 2014
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 ...

Ethiopian Graduates 130 Aviation Professionals from 8 Countries - 04 March, 2014
Ethiopian Aviation Academy is pleased to announce that it has graduated 21 pilots, 21 aviation technicians, 68 marketing professionals and 20 cabin crew at a ceremony held at Ethiopian ...

Ethiopian Airlines Appoints New Vice-President Flight Operations - 04 March, 2014
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 ...

Ethiopian to Start Services to Vienna, its ninth European Destination - 01 March, 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 ...

Ethiopian Increases London Summer Schedule from Six Weekly flights to Daily Service - 21 February, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, is pleased to announce the start of daily flights to London starting from July 8, 2014. Ethiopian started ...

Ethiopian Strategic Partner, Malawian Airlines, Launches its First International flight to Johanne - 21 February, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that its strategic partner for the southern Africa region, Malawian Airlines, has launched its first international flight to Johannesburg on 17 February ...

Former South African President Mbeki Tours Ethiopian Facilities - 20 February, 2014
Ethiopia Airlines received a courtesy visit from former South African President, H.E Mr. Thabo Mbeki, a loyal and esteemed customer of the airline, on February 19, 2014 at its headquarters in ...

Ethiopian Wins the GOLD Boeing Performance Excellence Award - 18 February, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that it has received the 2013 "GOLD Level Boeing Performance Excellence Award" for its outstanding performance at the Wire Kits ...

Ethiopian Airlines flight ET-702 of 17 February 2014 - Update 1 - 17 February, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines flight 702, on scheduled service departing from Addis Ababa on 17 February 2014 at 00:30 (local time) and scheduled to arrive in Rome at 04:40 (local time), was forced to proceed ...

Ethiopian Airlines flight ET-702 of 17 February 2014 - 17 February, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines flight ET-702 on scheduled service departing from Addis Ababa on 17 February 2014 at 00:30 (local time) scheduled to arrive in Rome at 04:40 (local time) was forced to proceed to ...

Ethiopian Executes a Turnkey Contract Agreement for the Construction of its Second Cargo Terminal - 10 February, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce the completion of a Turnkey contract Agreement for construction of its cargo terminal 2 and apron ,with Unitechnik Systems GmbH of Germany, and Varnero ...

Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines Partner with Non-Profits to Deliver Medical, Educational Supplies - 27 January, 2014
Airline's 19 th flight is the most of any carrier involved in Boeing's Humanitarian Delivery Flight program EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 27, 2014 – Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Ethiopian Airlines have partnered ...

GE Capital Aviation Services Delivers New Leased Boeing 777-300ER to Ethiopian Airlines - 27 January, 2014
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 27 January, 2014 -- GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of GE, today announced delivery of a new leased Boeing ...

Ethiopian to Start Flights to Shanghai - 23 January, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable Airline in Africa, is pleased to announce the commencement of daily services to Shanghai, China as of 29 March 2014. Ethiopian will ...

Ethiopian Joins Hands with ECF Childrens Fund to Help Vulnerable Children - 06 January, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines is proud to partner with African Mosaïque for its annual Pan-African fashion show and Gala event at Sheraton Addis on January 10, 2014 to benefit Ethiopian Children’s Fund ...


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