Tag: Ethiopia

Norwegian to fly emergency aid to Ethiopia in support of UNICEF

Today, Norwegian’s most important flight of the year is bound for drought-hit Ethiopia. The flight marks the return of Norwegian and UNICEF’s “Fill a Plane” initiative which is now back for the sixth time. This year, Norwegian’s plane is loaded with emergency aid for drought-stricken...

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines Partner to Transport Humanitarian Aid Aboard New 737 MAX jets

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines have again partnered to bring humanitarian aid to those in need – this time using the airline's three recently delivered 737-8 airplanes to transport more than 12,000 pounds of supplies to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. "Ethiopian Airlines has a long history of collaborati...

Ethiopian Cargo adds once a week freighter call to Bangkok and Hanoi

Ethiopian Cargo has expanded its cargo capacity into Southeast Asia after adding a once a week freighter service to Thailand and Vietnam. The African carrier started the new main deck service on 16 August, utilising a Boeing 777F which leaves Addis Ababa on a Friday at 11.55h, making calls in Ha...

Ethiopian Cargo starts Chongqing freighter call

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has connected Chongqing - the largest municipality in Southwest China - with Africa and South America after starting a weekly freighter call on 26 June 2019. Located in Southwestern China adjacent to Hunan, Hubei, Guizhou, Shaanxi and Sichuan provinces, Ch...

Ethiopian Airlines CEO speaks out after Max 8 crash

Ethiopian Airlines Group chief executive officer (CEO) Tewolde GebreMariam has spoken about the testing times for the African carrier since one of its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft crashed killing 157 people on 10 March. He said: "It has been more than two weeks since the tragic crash of Ethiopian Ai...

Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of B737F

Ethiopian Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 737-800 Freighter today (1 March) - the first of its kind for cargo arm Ethiopian Cargo. The B737-800F aircraft has a capacity of more than 23 metric tonnes and will be used to increase capacity and frequency of its freighter network. Group ...

Ethiopian Cargo launches first freighter service from Africa to Miami

Ethiopian Cargo  yesterday (29 August) launched the first of two weekly freighter flights between Addis Ababa and Miami - creating the first-ever cargo-only route between Africa and Miami International Airport (MIA). The scheduled flights will operate on a route that includes intermediate stops ...

Record financial and tonnage fiscal year for Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines posted net profit of ETB 6.8 billion ($245 million) for the 2017/18 fiscal year as new routes and business development fuelled growth. The African carrier’s operating revenue also grew by 43 per cent from previous fiscal year to ETB 89.1 billion while Ethiopian's freight arm ...

Ethiopian Cargo to start Guangzhou ‘seafood’ freighter route from Oslo Airport

Ethiopian Cargo is to start a Boeing 777-200 Freighter service from Avinor Oslo Airport to Guangzhou in China in September this year. The route will be in addition to the five weekly belly services connecting Addis Ababa and Oslo with Guangzhou in China. Ethiopian Cargo will with the new route...

DHL Global Forwarding and Ethiopian Airlines form joint venture

DHL Global Forwarding and Ethiopian Airlines have formed a joint venture (JV) company - DHL-Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Services Ltd which will be based in Ethiopia and look to grow business for both across Africa. The two companies said they will aim to build the "Leading Cargo Logistics provid...

Ethiopian increases capacity into Spain with new Barcelona belly link

Ethiopian Airline has finalised preparations to launch a belly route to Barcelona from 1 July this year utilising a Boeing 787–800 Dreamliner – and its 13th connection into Europe from Addis Ababa. The four time a week belly link is the fast expanding African carrier’s second service to Spa...

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