* Please note that the prices are subject to availability and block out dates do apply over peak season.
Why fly with Ethiopian Airlines
With the Ethiopian Airline's ShebaMiles frequent-flyer programme, you can hold different membership status levels granting you access to the alliance's various benefits.
Ethiopian Airlines is a member of the Star Alliance since 2011. The Star Alliance has the highest number of daily flights, destinations and countries flown to.
Bid on Cabin Upgrades
Ethiopian Airlines allows you to make a bid on a cabin upgrade, giving you financial flexibility and the opportunity to experience luxury at a rate that works for you.
Ethiopian Airlines is the national flag carrier airline of Ethiopia, a member of the Star Alliance and one of the largest and fastest growing airlines in Africa. Dubbed 'the new spirit of Africa', Ethiopian Airlines connects you to the world while providing warm African hospitality.
Operating from the beautiful city of Addis Ababa, this airline flies to 97 destinations all over the world at affordable fares.
Relax in one of the two comfortable lounges at Bole International Airport, where Cloud Nine passengers get access to a wide variety of amenities, including a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony, as they wait for the departure of their flight.
Your free baggage allowance depends on your destination and flight class. For most flights, the free allowance is set as follows:
• Cloud Nine (Business): 3 pieces, 23 kg each.
• Economy: 2 pieces, 23 kg each.
Infant: 1 piece, 10 kg (dimensions sum not exceeding 115 cm) plus one fully collapsible stroller/push chair.
• Cloud Nine (Business): 2 pieces, 8 kg each.
• Economy: 1 piece, 7kg.
• Personal items like a laptop, purse, books or camera, are free to carry.
• Each single item of checked-in baggage shall not exceed 158 cm.
• Baggage allowance may change when flying on Codeshare or Interline partner flights.
These are available three hours before departure and close one hour before lift-off. For ease of flow, passengers are requested to report to the airport's check-in counter at least three hours prior to departure time.
For your comfort, you can use the Ethiopian Airlines online check-in portal from 48 hours to two hours before departure of your international flight.
Cloud Nine (Business Class):
Offering luxurious seats and services including the best dining options, a wide variety of international and local magazines and newspapers and a selection of various amenities; while offering sleeper seats and on-demand audio and video services with 15.4 inch IFE screens and 85 channels on Boeing787 and 777-200LR aircraft.
Offering basic comfortable seats with In-Flight entertainment on Boeing 767 and 757 aircraft, while offering reclining seats with more legroom, plus on-demand audio and video services with 8.9 inch screens and 80 different channels on Boeing787 and 777-200LR aircraft.
Ethiopian Airlines has grown to become one of Africa’s biggest commercial airlines and an undeniable emerging force on the international scene.
Operating from its hub in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian flies to 97 destinations worldwide, and holds the majority of cities flown to in Africa, with a total of 55 African destinations and 22 domestic destinations.
Ethiopian Airlines is currently operating daily flights to its hub, Addis Ababa, from Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Flights from Johannesburg: Daily
Flights from Cape Town: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
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