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International airfare specials from Nairobi 2017
Whether you’re flying to New York, London, Dubai or anywhere else, JetLink can help you find the lowest flight prices and the fastest routings. Flying Ethiopian Airlines from Nairobi is not your only option. To give you and example of the fares you can expect to pay on other airlines: On 24 May 2017, you could have flown between Nairobi, Mombasa or Kisumu from only KES 6,108!
During May, you could also have paid only USD 442 to fly from Nairobi to Johannesburg, or from Nairobi to Mumbai for only USD450, or to Ahmedabad in India from only USD488! If you fly from Nairobi to Guangzhou in China between 4 and 14 June 2017, you could get air tickets from only USD 828. A flight from Nairobi to Sarajevo would similarly cost you only USD 932.
Key routes and destinations
As of June 2017, Ethiopian flies to Addis Ababa, Arba Minch, Asosa, Axum, Awasa, Jinka, Bahar Dar, Beica, Debra Marcos, Dembidolo, Dessie, Dire Dawa, Dodollo, Gambela, Ghimbi, Jimma, Lalibela, Maji, Mendi, Mizan, Teferi, Mota, Nejo, Semera, Shire and Shilavo within Ethiopia.
Within the rest of Africa, the airline flies to Libreville in Gabon, Accra in Ghana, Monrovia in Liberia, Windhoek in Namibia, Niamey in Niger, Enugu, Lagos, Kano and Abuja in Nigeria, Brazzaville in the Republic of the Congo, Kigali in Rwanda as well as Dakar in Senegal, Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Berbera in Somalia, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban in South Africa. Additional African destinations include Victoria Falls and Harare, as well as Lusaka in Zambia.
In Europe, key destinations include Madrid and Zarogoza in Spain, Stockholm in Sweden, Vienna in Austria, Bruges, Brussels and Liege in Belgium, Athens in Greece, Frankfurt and Berlin in Germany, Dublin in Ireland, Milan and Rome in Italy, Luxembourg, Amsterdam in the Netherlands and London in the UK, to name but a few.
The airline also flies to various Middle Eastern destinations, including Abu Dhabi, Muscat in Oman, Doha in Qatar, Dubai in the UAE, as well as Beirut in Lebanon.
Ethiopian Airways, as it is sometimes erroneously referred to, offers two cabin classes – Economy Class, as well as a Business Class cabin branded as Cloud Nine. Business Class travellers aboard Ethiopian flights received premium onboard amenities as well as a wide variety of reading materials. Aboard the airline’s Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, you’ll get to enjoy sleeper seats and over 85 on demand video and audio channels. Complimentary drinks and snacks complete a premium in-flight experience.
The airline’s Economy Class cabin offers reclining seats, complimentary snacks and hot dishes, as well as a complimentary Economy Class amenities kit.
About the airline
Ethiopian Airlines (www.ethiopianairlines.com) is Ethiopia’s flag carrier and leading African airline. Founded in December 1945 and is 100% owned by the Government of Ethiopia, the airline is one of the world’s oldest and most respected airlines. The airline has been a member of IATA since 1959, and also joined the African Airlines Association in 1968.
Ethiopian (NOT www.ethiopian.com) is headquartered at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The airline flies to more destinations across the African continent than any other carrier, including FlySAA. It is both the largest and fastest growing airline in Africa, having carried over 7.3 million passengers per annum by as early as 2015.s
The airline became a member of the Star Alliance, a leading global airline alliance, during December 2011. Flying under the slogan “The New Spirit of Africa”, the airline operates regular scheduled passenger flights to over 110 destinations of which 19 of them are domestic. It also carries cargo to 35 international destinations. By the first quarter of 2017, the airline employed over 12,500 full time staff members across its international operations.
The airline’s total equity was valued at a whopping ETB 2.772 billion by as early as 2012. By 2015, the airline’s revenues reached ETB 49.5 billion, with a profit of ETB 3.53 billion for the same fiscal year. This makes it one of the only profitable airlines in Sub-Saharan Africa, a feat that is all the more significant considering the fact that that airline is a fully government owned enterprise.
The 2017 fleet
As of the end of 2016, the Ethiopian air fleet consists of 6 Boeing 777Fs, 19 Bombardier Dash 8 Q400s, 8 Boeing 737-700s 4 Airbus A350-900s, 8 Boeing 737-700s, 16 Boeing 737-800s, 6 Boeing 767-300ERs and 6 Boeing 777-200LRs, among other key aircraft models.
Online check in
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Online flight tracker
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As of the beginning of June 2017, the airline has codesharing agreements in place with Rwandair, SAA, Turkish Airlines, TAP Portugal, United Airlines, Malawian Airlines, Air Namibia, Air India, ASKY Airlines, EgyptAir, El Al, Lufthansa, Air Canada, Kuwait Airways, LAM Mozambique and Singapore Airlines, amongst others.
Economy class passengers can check in up to 2 pieces of luggage per person. Each piece of luggage may not weight more than 23kg. The dimensions of each piece may not exceed 158 cm (depth + width + height). Business Class travellers can check in up to 2 pieces of luggage with a maximum weight of 32kg per piece. The maximum dimensions per piece of luggage is 158cm (height + width + depth).
Contacting Ethiopian Airlines in Kenya
Ethiopian Airlines Nairobi City
Postal Address: PO BOX 42901 – 00100
Telephone: +254 202296000, +254723786649 / 734666066 / 733666061
Web: www.ethiopianairlines.com – NOT www.ethiopianairlines.co.ke, or www.flyethiopian.com
International Contact Numbers
Ethiopia: +251 116 656 666
South Africa: +27 218 197 028
UK: 0800 016 3449
USA: 1 800 445 2733