Kenya Airways achieves African first through Boeing partnership

Through a partnership between Boeing and Kenya Airways, the airline looks set to become the African carrier to use Boeing's consumable and expendable services. Boeing will deliver materials, offer innovative services, and understand the needs to keep maintenance operations running at optimum...

23 Jul 2018

Eithiopian Airlines to introduce Manchester-Addis Ababa flight

Ethiopian Airlines will introduce a four-times-a-week service between the Manchester Airport in the UK and Addis Ababa. The airline will operate the B-787 on the route with business and economy classes. The service will start on 1 December 2018 and will initially transit via Brussels. It is...

18 May 2018

Ethiopian Airlines adds flights to Argentina

Ethiopian Airlines will add five weekly flights to Buenos Aires, Argentina from 8 March 2017. As International Women's Day is celebrated on 8 March, the inaugural flight will be an all-female operated flight. Buenos Aires is the sixth destination in the Americas that Ethiopian Airlines flies...

21 Nov 2017

Ethiopian Airlines receives sixth Airline of the Year Award

Ethiopian Airlines received the Airline of the Year Award at the African Airlines Association's (AFRAA) 49th annual General Assembly. This is the sixth consecutive year that the airline has received the award. The AFRAA annual awards recognise excellence in service delivery, innovation, and...

15 Nov 2017

Addis Ababa airport now offers free wi-fi

Ethiopian Airlines Group and the Ethiopian Airports Services have made free wi-fi available at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. This forms part of a broader attempt to incorporate more digital features at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

24 Oct 2017

MAIA wins grand prix at Prix Villégiature awards

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa received the Grand Prix of the Best Hotel in Africa at the 15th annual Prix Villégiature awards, which was held at the Château de Ferrière, just outside Paris, France. The jury panel for the awards consists of 24 international journalists. The panel selects a number of...

23 Oct 2017

Eithopian named AME Airline of the Year

Airline Economics named the Ethiopian Airlines Group as the Middle East and Africa Airline of the Year 2017. The winners of the Middle East & Africa Aviation 100 Awards were announced at a gala dinner held in Dubai on 3 October 2017. The winners were selected based on a through customer survey...

10 Oct 2017

Air Mauritius makes records with first quarter financial results

Despite anticipating negative financial results in the first quarter of the financial year, Air Mauritius is on track to achieving its financial objects with a number of positive results. The airline has increased its seats offers by 8.5%, the number of passengers it has carried has increased...

15 Aug 2017

Ethiopian Airlines introduces flights to Bahrain

Ethiopian Airlines has included a new destination on its list of flights to the Middle East; from 1 August 2017, the airline will introduce flights to Bahrain on its Boeing 737 Next Generation. Bahrain comprises of more than 30 islands in the Persian Gulf. This list of Middle Eastern...

28 Jul 2017

Maia Luxury Resort & Spa receives two accolades at WTA

Maia Luxury Resort & Spa on the Mahé island in the Seychelles received two accolades at this year's annual World Travel Awards Indian Ocean, which was announced in the Maldives. Maia Luxury Resort & Spa was named as the Seychelles' leading boutique hotel 2017 as well as the Seychelles' leading...

25 Jul 2017

Air Mauritius wins best lounge, economy class airline accolades

Air Mauritius received two accolades at the 2017 World Travel Awards - Indian Ocean, which was held at the Sun Aqua Vily Reef in the Republic of Maldives. Air Mauritius was acknowledged for its Amédée Maingard Lounge that was named Indian Ocean leading airport lounge and it was also presented with...

18 Jul 2017

Rough Guides users rate Ethiopia as the most welcoming travel destination

International users on Rough Guides have voted Ethiopia as the World's Most Welcoming Country. Rough Guides users selected the East African country based on its distinctive offerings such as the tribal customs and hospitable traditions as well as the taste and ceremony of Ethiopian coffee. The...

20 Jun 2017

AFRAA names Ethiopian Airlines airline of the year

Ethiopian Airlines has been named, for the fourth year in a row, as the Airline of the Year by the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) at its 47th Annual General Assembly held between 8 and 12 November 2015, in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. Ethiopian is awarded Airline of the Year for its...

16 Nov 2015

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