Ethiopian Airline is the pioneer airline of Ethiopia. It has the ET on the international level and it shares its code with Air China, British Midland, South African Airways, Turkish Airlines, and Saudi Arabian Airlines, Air Nigeria, Brussels Airline etc and some are in pipeline as well. Ethiopian Airlines ET was founded in the year 1945, but it started its operations in 1946. The Ethiopian Airline is completely owned by Ethiopian Government.
Types of Ethiopian Airlines
There are two types of class that Ethiopian Airlines offers i.e. Cloud Nine which is a combination of Business and First Class which gives a wonderful flying experience to the passenger with ET. The Economy Class also has good offerings which provide a passenger with 12 audio channels and also access to the video library which has more than seven titles. For the flyers that fly frequently with ET are given Club Privilege which offers lot of things like award tickets and many more.
Ethiopian airlines ET Baggage allowance
In regards to baggage it is on weight or piece whichever is applicable. Ethiopian Airlines allows per single baggage of maximum 32 kg for business class and 23 kg in regards to economy class this limit is across Atlantic. In various long haul flights there is piece concept for baggage, where in an adult can carry up to 2 pieces along with his carry-on baggage free.
Fleet of Ethiopian Airlines
The Ethiopian airlines has a fleet of some 47 aircrafts and it includes Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 767-300, Boeing 757-200, Boeing 757-260F (Cargo), Boeing 747F (Cargo), MD-11F (Cargo), Boeing 737-700NG, B737-800W and Q400 and many more.
Ethiopian Airlines –Services and destinations
The Ethiopian Airlines has International services in Africa where it covers some 39 destinations, Europe and America were it covers some 7 destinations, The Middle East and Asia it covers some 15 destinations. On domestic front it has some 17 destinations. The record is commendable as for the past sixty years; it has been the leading airlines in the continent of Africa. The working has been so efficient that it has been in profit for almost all the years since its existence. The Ethiopian Airlines works on the best technology and it has almost become Ethiopia’s major industry and an institution which everybody looks at. Ethiopian Airlines has the highest market share in pan Africa which also includes the flight from east to west flights across the continent. In current scenario Ethiopian Airline is serving some 61 international destinations. To add further it is working to open a leading Aviation Academy in Africa the Ethiopian Aviation Academy.