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Ethiopian Airlines is one of the leading carriers in Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi. Ethiopian Airlines has its main hub in Addis Ababa Bole International Airport but flies to about 76 International destinations in Africa, Europe, America and Asia.  


The check-in desks are opened 3 hours before departure but no less than 1 hour before departure. Customers should make sure that their baggage are checked and must get a boarding pass before departure. For passengers travelling to or from USA, you are required to check in 3 hours before departure, if you arrive late, you will not be allowed to check in.

For International flights, you can check in online from 36hours to 2 hours prior to departure. For domestic flights, you can check in online from 24hours to 2hours before departure. Make sure you print out your eboarding pass after checking in.

Baggage Allowance

Passengers are allowed a free baggage allowance but the weight limit differs depending on flight class.

Carry-on Baggage: You are permitted to carry 1 piece on-board with you with the maximum dimensions 22in x 18in x 10in and weight of 7kgs.

Excess Baggage: The maximum weight limit per baggage is 32kg for business class and 23kg for economy class on all flights. Baggage weighing more than the maximum weight limit will not be checked in.

You are allowed to carry special baggage such as skiing and golfing equipment but will be charged depending on the weight of the baggage.

In-Flight Services

The available flight classes on Ethiopian Airlines are economy and business classes.

The economy class has a seating distance of 32inches between seats. The airline offers economy class passengers a range of valuable in-flight services to make their flight more comfortable and memorable.  A selection of light snacks and full course meals plus a wide selection of fine wines and alcoholic beverages are served on all economy class flights depending on the length of your flight. Other impressive services including the movies and in-flight magazines are provided for passenger’s welfare and to entertain them on all flights.

The business class also called ‘cloud nine’ has a seating arrangement with distance of 44-57 inches between the seats. In-flight entertainments provided for cloud nine passengers include snacks, la carte meals including Ethiopian dishes, plus fine wines and champagne. Other in-flight services for business class passengers include audio programmes, movies, magazines, books etc.

In-flight Magazine: Ethiopian Airlines' in-flight magazine is Selamta, available on every flight. The magazine features travel, business and culture in Africa, Asia, Europe, America and other continent.


ShebaMiles is Ethiopian Airlines travel loyalty programme for frequent flyer. It awards members points based on flight class and miles travelled. Membership is open to everyone. Members can exchange miles for flights.

Ethiopian Airlines Fleets

Ethiopian Airlines operates a fleet consisting of Boeing aircraft. Their fleet consists of Boeing B737, B757, B767, B777, B787, and Q400.

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