All international flights operated by Ethiopian Airlines are eligible for this
Spending Miles Calculator
Specific awards are assigned to round trips and one way. Round trip applies to
2 segment flights. One way applies
to 1 segment flight.
Specific Award Rules
Miles indicated in the chart are good for Award Ticket redemption. It applies
to flights that depart from Addis Ababa to an international airport, or arrive to
Addis Ababa from an international airport.
Exception is provided for redeeming Awards on flights that are operated between
international airports without calling Addis Ababa.
There are some periods when Award Tickets cannot be used on Ethiopian Airlines
International Flights. Seats for flights are subject to availability at all times.
Seats may not be available for awards even if seats are available for paid tickets.
Award tickets are ineligible for mile accrual.
Combination of Awards
Combination of the Awards is allowed for cross region travel via Addis Ababa.
Combine 70 percent of the miles required for each region to determine the cross
region new miles amount.
Members can apply
or should contact the nearest
Ticket office for assisted redemption.
Application and Ticketing
Application for an Award Ticket is open from 365 days to 2 days before flight
Application confirmed more than 96 hours before scheduled flight departure should
be ticketed before 72 hours before scheduled departure. Applications confirmed
within 96 hours should be ticketed within 24 hours.
Waitlist is not allowed. Reservation for the entire itinerary should be confirmed.
Open tickets cannot be issued.
Taxes and Other fees
Taxes and other dues should be paid by the passenger.
- Once application is submitted, the passenger name, the name of the person
whose miles are being redeemed and the segment cannot be changed.
- Dates and Flight can be changed. Change to reservation can be made up to
4 days before the departure of the flight if the application is not ticketed.
- Dates and Flight can be changed after ticketing for USD 50.00 per change.
Silver Tier members are allowed one time rebooking after the first issuance
and Gold tier members are allowed two times rebooking after the first issuance
before flight commencement for free.
Infants and Children
Miles indicated on the chart apply to an adult, a child and an infant who occupy
a seat. An infant without a seat travels free of charge when accompanied by an adult.
Validity of Award
Awards that are ticketed are valid for 12 months from the date of ticketing.
Members can transfer an award to a third person who has been pre-nominated by the member at the time of applying for an award over the Ethiopian Airlines website, or at ET office.
- No refund for partially used Award Tickets.
- Fully unutilized Award Ticket or Upgrade may be refunded against a fee of
USD 100.00. Miles should be within the mile validity period. Expired Miles are
- Exception: Fully unutilized Award Ticket on Ethiopian Airlines Domestic
Flight should be refunded against a fee of USD 50.00
- Apply for refund at the nearest Ethiopian Airlines Ticket Office.