Ethiopian Airlines

flag-carrier airline of Ethiopia

Ethiopian Airlines is an airline based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It is the national airline of Ethiopia, operating scheduled international passenger and freight services to 80 destinations world-wide, as well as domestic services to 28 destinations and passenger and cargo charter flights. Its main hub is Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa.[1]

Ethiopian Airlines
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The logo of Ethiopian Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
FoundedDecember 30, 1945 (1945-12-30)
A new Ethiopian Boeing 787 at Frankfurt Airport.


Ethiopian Airlines began on December 30, 1945. It was set up by Emperor Haile Selassie. It has codeshare agreements with South African Airways, Lufthansa, TAAG Air Angola, Gulf Air, Air One, Brussels Airlines, British Midland Airways Limited, Rwanda Air, and Saudi Arabian Airways.[2]


  1. Flight International 3 April 2007
  2. "Ethiopian Airlines - AGE (African Growing Enterprises) File". Institute of Developing Economies. Retrieved 14 November 2021.