Ethiopian Airlines, formerly Ethiopian Air Lines (EAL) and often referred to as simply Ethiopian, is Ethiopia's flag carrier and is wholly owned by the country's government. EAL was founded on 21 December 1945 and commenced operations on 8 April 1946, expanding to international flights in 1951. The firm became a share company in 1965, and changed its name from Ethiopian Air Lines to Ethiopian Airlines. The airline has been a member of the International Air Transport Association since 1959, and of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) since 1968. Ethiopian is a Star Alliance member since December 2011.
Its huband headquarters are at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, from where it serves a network of 80 passenger destinations —16 of them domestic— and 17 freighter ones. Ethiopian flies to more destinations in Africa than any other carrier. It is one of the fastest-growing companies in the industry, and is among the largest on the African continent
Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to bring you an extensive range of worldwide entertainment. There is a choice of comedy, action, drama, and suspense from the recent feature Hollywood films. Besides, Ethiopian is proud to present to you a series of 30 that highlight the amazing history, fascinating people, and the natural beauty of one of the most ancient countries in the world – Ethiopia.
Our extensive range of vary from collection of instrumentals to the hottest dance and techno music, from the essential rock tracks to the current hot chart toppers and from selective traditional and modern music of Ethiopia to sounds from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s and many more... We also include a wide selection of classical music as well as western pop, jazz, and folk and pop tracks from the four corners of the globe. Our relaxation in flight channel provides a specially created series of sound pictures and suggestions to enhance physical and mental relaxation onboard.
Seat back, relax and let the entertainment smooth the hours away aboard your flight with Ethiopian Airlines.The idea that flying should always feel special has inspired a new class of travel aboard Ethiopian, 'cloud nine.' An expression which means a feeling of extream well being or elation, and we wouldn't have it any other way. Ethiopian Airlines were the first airline to bring jet service to Africa and now we are the first to bring this game -changing environmental leader, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, to the continent.And while this is an entirely new aircraft, one thing that will never change is our warm Ethiopian hospitality. As part of our continuous effort to make our customers have enjoyable and memorable experiences, we offer the following facilities on this modern and technologically advanced aircraft.