Ethiopian suspends flight to its five European destinations - 19 April, 2010

Ethiopian Airlines announces that it has suspended its flight to London, Brussels, Paris, Stockholm and Frankfurt as of April 15, 2010 due to airport closures in Europe, following the volcanic ashes eruption in Iceland. Ethiopian scheduled flight to Rome however, has been operating as per the normal schedule.

Ethiopian would like to notify its esteemed customers that the service to these destinations will resume as soon as the situation improves.

For more information, please contact our Reservations office at 00251 116656666.

About Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines, one of the largest and fastest growing airlines in Africa, made its maiden flight to Cairo in 1946. With the recent addition of flight services to Mombasa and Monrovia, Ethiopian provides dependable services to 37 cities in Africa and a total of 58 international destinations spanning throughout four continents. Ethiopian won the NEPAD Transport Infrastructure Excellence Awards 2009 on November 25, 2009 and “Airline of the year award” from the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) on November 24, 2009, bringing the total Awards honored since January 2009 to five.

In August, 2008, Ethiopian won “the 2008 Corporate Achievement Award” of Aviation & Allied Business for setting the pace towards the development and growth of the African aviation industry.

Ethiopian is also the first African carrier to win the 2008 Brussels Airport Company Award in recognition of its distinguished long haul operations witnessed through the introduction of new routes, new products, and close cooperation with Brussels Airport in marketing activities.

Ethiopian was the winner of the ‘2008 Best Airline in Africa Award’ at the African Travel Award ceremony.