Ethiopian Airlines operations in India to expand to more cities

Betting big on India’s booming aviation market which has outperformed the US and China in terms of domestic passengers traffic growth, Africa’s leading carrier Ethiopian Airlines plans to expand its operations in India with new flights and aircraft upgrade. The pan-African flag carrier currently operates a daily double service to New Delhi and Mumbai from capital city Addis Ababa. It […]

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African Union to welcome Haiti as First Diaspora full member in June

Haiti will officially become a member of the African Union at the next summit of the regional organization in June. According to this famous journalist from Benin, it was high time that African states make a strong gesture towards the first black republic. The news is almost unnoticed. Until then simple “observer”, Haiti, the first black republic in history, became, […]

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Ethiopian Airlines voted as Best African Cargo Airline of the Year Award

Photo caption: Mr. Fitsum Abadi, Managing Director, Ethiopian Cargo Services upon receiving the award Ethiopian Airlines, the largest cargo operator in Africa, has been voted as the Best Cargo Airline of the Year from Africa at the “2016 Cargo Airline of the Year” Air Cargo News awards held at the Lancaster London Hotel, London on 23April 2016. Air Cargo News […]

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Ethiopian to Launch Flights to New York-Newark

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, has announced that it will commence scheduled thrice weekly flights to New York-Newark from Addis Ababa on 03 July 2016, via Lomé, Togo. The airline said it will be deploying the modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner on this route, which not only offers unparalleled onboard comfort to passengers, but is also the world’s […]

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Africa becoming popular destination among Chinese tourists

With the opening of direct flights, relaxation of visa regimes and other incentives, many African countries are expecting the arrival of more Chinese tourists. In 2015, more than 100 million Chinese traveled abroad, making China the world’s top outbound tourist market. As more and more Chinese tourists go abroad, the vast, naturally beautiful and historically rich African continent is increasingly […]

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Ethiopian Airlines Celebrates 70th anniversary

Ethiopian is delighted to celebrate its 70 years of dedicated and highly successful air transport services to, from and within the continent of Africa. With its strong mission of bringing Africa together and closer to the world, Ethiopian has expanded much needed air connectivity within Africa and with the rest of the world in the last 70 years. Leading the […]

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Kenya, Ethiopia missing in Top 7 Airports in Africa as Lagos makes the list

By Friday Nwosu Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, and Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Ethiopia, were conspicuously missing in the top seven ranked airports in Africa. The latest ranking according to a Post by Morrocan Soldier on the very popular online Video site Youtube, OR Tambo International Airport , South Africa topped the list as the number one airport […]

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Gulf, China Airlines set to take over aviation in Africa

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Africa is tipped to be one of aviation’s hot spots over the next 10-20 years. Growth rates are already strong, as increasing numbers of countries on the continent expand economically and develop a middle class. According to tourismobserverblogspot.com, commercial aviation in Africa is still constrained by a combination of poor infrastructure, restrictive visa regimes and protectionism. Which makes it difficult […]

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Aviation and Tourism must converge in Africa so says ECA

A two-day meeting looking into the aviation and tourism industries in Africa opened in Addis Ababa Thursday with the Economic Commission for Africa’s Deputy Executive Secretary Ms. Giovanie Biha urging experts to focus on ways through which the continent can maximise the cooperative opportunities for the two sectors. Share our story:

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Ethiopian Visa now available in many cities in Nigeria

Travelers to Ethiopia can now get their visas easily through the help of registered tour operators in Nigeria. This was revealed in Kano Nigeria by the Area Manager Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria Solomon Begashaw while addressing Kano based travel Agents at the annual Agency Seminar. Before now all travelers have to visit the Ethiopian Embassy in Abuja to procure a […]

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