On June 11, 2021, Ethiopian Airlines marked the 25th anniversary of its service to Washington D.C. The airline has operated flights to the US capital since 1998, connecting the city to Addis Ababa Bole Airport.
Ethiopia’s airline is one of the largest and most respected in Africa, with a history dating back to 1945. Since its inception, the airline has been committed to providing high quality service to its passengers. , and its operations have expanded to cover destinations around the world.
In 1998, the carrier from the Central African country began offering flights to Washington, D.C., providing a vital link between the American capital and Africa. Over the past 25 years, the company has expanded its operations in Washington, offering daily flights from Addis Ababa, as well as connections to other mainland destinations.
On the sidelines of this special event, Ethiopian Airlines CEO Mesfin Tasew spoke about the company’s commitment to providing exceptional service to its customers. He said the airline has invested heavily in its fleet, infrastructure and staff to stay at the forefront of the aviation industry.
Mesfin Tasew also highlighted the role played by Ethiopian Airlines in promoting economic development and cultural exchanges between Africa and the United States. He said the airline has been a key partner in promoting trade and investment between the two regions, and has helped to strengthen ties between the peoples of Ethiopia and the United States.
In addition to its links with Washington, Ethiopian Airlines serves more than 125 destinations worldwide, including 60 in Africa. The company has a modern fleet of over 120 aircraft and is recognized for its commitment to safety, reliability and customer service.