Book Online and pay using one of the various alternatives available

Ethiopian offers a wide selection of payment options for customers to buy their ticket online. Here below are the list of payment options which are available to make payment easier for our esteemed customers:

Pay at Airport

Note on how it works:

  • Pay at airport option shall be available for flights departing within the next 24hour
  • Pay at airport option will allow customers to make reservation online and make the payment at the airport until two hour of flight departure time.
  • Pay at airport option is available at these airports

Pay at Agent

Internet customers have the option of purchasing buying their ticket by selecting pay at agency option. This option allows them to pay for their trip at a later date with any acceptable form of payment which includes cash, checks or credit cards by contacting the nearest Ethiopian Airlines office.

Alternative forms of payment Mobile and wallet and local cards

Mobile Payment

Passengers traveling from few African countries can make payment by using their mobile account. Customers opting to pay in their mobile account can select mobile payment option from the payment page and after confirming payment via SMS and email. Ethiopian will issue and send their ticket detail via Email within 24 hours after making booking. Please click here to see how it works.

Here below are the list of countries where mobile payment is currently activated.

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Cameroon, Ghana,
Uganda, Zambia
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Local cards

Locally issued cards can be used for making payment for air ticket from some African countries on Ethiopian website. Customers opting to pay in local debit cards can make their booking online on ET website and insert their local card detail on credit card and debit card option on the payment page. Ethiopian will issue ticket and send the ticket detail via Email immediately after making the booking

Here below are the list of countries where local cards are currently activated.

Cameroon, Nigeria, Uganda, Mali ,
Niger,Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Benin,
Senegal,Tanzania, Togo, Zambia,
Kenya and Ghana
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China Union Pay

For customers having a valid union pay card, they can make
payment on a dedicated Ethiopian page on union pay website.



For customers having PayPal account, they can make payment on
a dedicated Ethiopian page On PayPal website and confirm the
payment of your ticket. Ethiopian will issue their ticket once payment
confirmation is received.


    International Credit cards

    Payment is possible with the following credit cards:

    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diners Club   
    • UATP
    • JCB

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