Ethiopian Airlines has successfully completed a new passenger terminal at its hub Bole International Airport with emphasis on Bio Security and Bio Safety measures. The new terminal is the first in the world to be completed after Covid-19. It was designed, not re-purposed, with Bio safety and Bio security in mind.
28 Aug 2020
Ethiopian Airlines unveils Bole International Airport’s new terminal
On 16th August, Ethiopia’s prosperity initiatives went regional. The ‘Dine for Ethiopia’ programme was launched to mobilise funds for three projects - in Gorgora, Wonchi and Koysha. The new initiative aims to raise 3 billion Birr within two months. Business and the community at large can buy tickets individually or for their family, or company. It is open to all,…
19 Aug 2020
Prime Minister Abiy officially launches “Dine for Ethiopia” fundraising programme
Amid the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, new health guidelines have been put in place for all travellers entering Ethiopia. All travellers arriving at Bole International Airport must provide a certificate showing a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR antigen test, taken within 72 hours of your arrival to Ethiopia.
7 Aug 2020
COVID-19: Entry Requirements for Travellers to Ethiopia
From Monday 3 August 2020, the Embassy will resume processing visa applications by post only - a service that had been temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please plan ahead and allow extra time when applying for a visa by post.
29 Jul 2020
COVID-19 Update: Resumption of Visa Services
Great Ethiopian Run has announced the postponement of the 2020 TOTAL Great Ethiopian Run International 10km race due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The race, which was scheduled to take place on 15th November  2020, is Africa’s biggest road race.
27 Jul 2020
2020 Great Ethiopian Run postponed
Some amendments have been made to the State of Emergency in response to the current situation of COVID-19 in Ethiopia. All travellers arriving at Bole International Airport who have a certificate of negative COVID-19 test done up to 72 hours before arrival will be required to self-quarantine at home for 14 days.
22 Jun 2020
COVID-19 Travel Update
As country and travel restrictions begin to ease, Ethiopian Airlines are resuming operations on many of their routes for business and leisure travel. From Heathrow a daily non-stop evening departure to Addis Ababa is operating and from 2nd July, the 3-times weekly Manchester–Addis service resumes.
22 Jun 2020
Ethiopian Airlines takes back to the skies
Ethiopia has been included among Forbes 'Rising Stars in Travel', which feature seven countries that have potential to become major tourist destinations in a post-Covid world. Out of the 54 nations that make up Africa, one could make the argument that Ethiopia has the most fascinating historic background.
18 Jun 2020
Ethiopia among Forbes’ post-Covid ‘Rising Stars in Travel’