Cheap flights and promo fare from Ethiopian Airlines on Skyscanner

Ethiopian Airlines, commonly called Ethiopian is Ethiopia’s official flag carrier and the largest airline group in Africa. Fully owned by the government, it is one of the fastest-growing entities in the international aviation sector. To add, it is a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), African Airlines Association (AFRAA), and Star Alliance. Its primary hub is located at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa and from there, it serves about 113 destinations.

Ethiopian Airlines was founded on December 1945 and commenced flying the following year, focusing first on domestic flights and then expanding into international coverage from 1951. With the growing investment interest in the region, Ethiopian Airlines is one of the fastest growing airlines globally and the clear market leader in Africa. It's frequent flyer program is known as ShebaMiles, and with its membership in Star Alliance, international tourists can claim miles and points when they fly with "The New Spirit of Africa". The other African airlines in this alliance are EgyptAir and South African Airways. The most popular routes are: (a) Addis Ababa to Dubai (b) Addis Ababa to Johannesburg (c) Addis Ababa to Guangzhou (d) Addis Ababa to Nairobi and (e) Addis Ababa to Beijing. In South East Asia, they also fly to Ho Chi Minh City, Manila, and Singapore.

Because of its long history of customer satisfaction, Ethiopian Airlines won a number of accolades which include the Best Airline in Africa in 2017 from SKYTRAX, the African Airline of the Year in 2017 from the African Aviation Services, the Rising Star of the Year in 2016 from Payload Asia, and so much more.

Are you having a business or recreational trip soon and you want to find out if Ethiopian Air offers packages such as cheap air tickets and cheap seats, just to name a few? Then head over to Skyscanner Philippines, a reliable source air travel related information that can help you enjoy a rewarding and cost-efficient trip. Aside from enabling you to check for the aforementioned packages, Skyscanner Philippines also allows you to compare Ethiopian Air prices to its competitors.

Why Fly With Ethiopian Airlines?

Check In Guide

Ethiopian Airlines offers two check-in options: online check-in and airport check-in. In the former, you need to confirm your flight via the Internet and then print your own boarding pass. This is available from 36 hours to 2 hours prior to your international or domestic flight. In the latter, you need to head to a check-in counter three hours to one hour prior to your flight. In the process, make sure that you have a confirmed booking and your travel documents are at hand since you are going to present them at a particular counter.


Ethiopian Airlines offer economy class seats and business class ones. Economy class seats are ordinary airline seats that offer remarkable comfort, while business class ones are specialized and can be transformed into flat beds for added convenience, particularly on overnight flights.

Baggage Free Allowances

Ethiopian Airlines’ free baggage allowance guidelines differ depending on the flight or class of your flight. For instance, checked baggage vary from two pieces of 23 kilograms (50.60 pounds) to three pieces of 23 kilograms (50.60 pounds) to two pieces with a combined weight of 40 kilograms (88 pounds). With regard to carry-on baggage you can bring two pieces of baggage with a maximum weight of seven kilograms (15.40 pounds) each for business class and a piece of baggage with a maximum weight of seven kilograms (15.40 pounds).

In flight Entertainment & Departure Lounges

While in-flight, you can indulge in an extensive line of entertainment programs that include movies, TV shows, audio books, games, and music, just to name a few. Furthermore, you can also partake in sumptuous meals that are prepared for your pure enjoyment.

Ethiopian Airlines passengers are given the choice of using the facilities on offer at one of two lounges at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. Cloud Nine or business class passengers can relax and wait for their flights at the Cloud Nine Lounge, where they are provided with a wide variety of amenities, as well as wireless connection to stay connected. Likewise, ShebaMiles cardholders with Gold status can take advantage of the Sheba Miles Lounge facilities. Customer Service agents are available at both lounges in order to assist passengers with any query regarding their flights.

Ethiopian Airlines

Based on 2561 reviews

We rate providers based on user feedback about: price reliability, fees, customer service, and the ease of use of the provider's site.

Find out more

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.