Amman, Jordan to Join Ethiopian’s Fast Expanding Network Addis Ababa: 17 June, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it will commence services to Amman, Jordan as of July 16, 2019.    

Located between the desert and the fertile Jordan Valley, Jordan’s capital Amman is a city of contrasts and a fascinating destination for holidaymakers.

The thrice weekly direct flights to Amman will be as per the below schedule:

Flight Number


Departure Airport

Departure time

Arrival Airport

Arrival Time

Sub Fleet

ET  0426

Tue, Thu, Sat






ET  0427

Wed, Fri, Sun






Commenting on the new services, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked, “We are very glad to announce that we have finalized preparations to start flights to Amman in Mid-July. As one of the ancient civilizations offering an enchanting mix of modernity and tradition, Jordan is an awe-inspiring destination for tourists. The inclusion of Amman in our route map will increase the cities we serve in the Middle East to over 10.

With the upcoming services, business and leisure travelers will enjoy convenient connectivity between Amman and the vast network of African cities Ethiopian Airlines serves through its Addis Ababa hub, which has emerged as the major gateway into Africa.”

Over the years, Ethiopian Airlines has been opening new routes steadily as laid out in its strategic roadmap, Vision 2025. In addition to Amman, Ethiopian will also launch services to Houston, Marseille and New York (John F. Kennedy Airport) going forward.

Notes to Editors:

About Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines is the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline. In its seventy plus years of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.

Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the Pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 120 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787-8, Boeing 787-9, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of five years. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft. Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with Six business centers: Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian ADD Hub Ground Services and Ethiopian Airports Services. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years. 


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