Ethiopian Airlines Unveils Cutting-Edge Jinka Airport Terminal

Jinka Airport Inaugural Ceremony

Enhancing Travel Experiences In South Ethiopia And Beyond

Addis Ababa, April 3, 2024 – In a momentous celebration, Ethiopian Airlines Group proudly inaugurated the New Jinka Airport Terminal, marking a significant milestone in their 78-year legacy of distinguished servant leadership. As Africa’s largest airline group, they continue to redefine air travel, and the state-of-the-art Jinka Airport Terminal exemplifies their unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence.

The two-and-a-half-year project culminated in the construction of a 3,500-square-meter terminal building, meticulously designed to enhance passenger experiences. Here’s what awaits travellers at the New Jinka Airport:

Modern Passenger Service Areas: Departure lounges, VIP facilities, and service counters ensure seamless travel transitions. Whether you’re embarking on a business trip or exploring the region’s natural wonders, this terminal caters to your needs.

VIP Parking Area: Exclusive parking spaces for their distinguished guests, ensuring convenience and efficiency.

Trade and Tourism Boost: Jinka, nestled in the heart of South Ethiopia, now boasts a world-class airport. As you step off the plane, you’re greeted by the vibrant culture, exotic landscapes, and warm hospitality of this remarkable region.

Mr. Mesfin Tasew, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, expressed his delight: “We are truly delighted to witness the completion of the brand-new Jinka Airport Terminal Building project that has been under construction for the last few years. As a national flag carrier, Ethiopian is playing its part in the country’s aviation transformation, and Jinka is our latest contribution to Ethiopia’s modern aviation facility.”

At the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport hub, they offer seamless transit and stopover services. Passengers with layovers can explore the diplomatic capital of Africa, Addis Ababa, before continuing their journey. Ethiopian Airlines connects continents, weaving stories in the skies, and bridging worlds.

Join them as they soar to new heights, celebrating not just an airport terminal but a gateway to adventure, unity, and cultural exploration. With Ethiopian Airlines, every flight is an opportunity to experience world-class service underscored by their ethos of commitment, resilience, and innovation.

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Ethiopian Airlines Group (Ethiopian) is the fastest-growing airlines brand globally and the continent’s largest airline brand. In its seventy-seven years of successful operations, Ethiopian, the fastest growing airline, has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success. In addition to its main hub in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, it is also pursuing its multi-hub strategy through a hub in Lomé, Togo with ASKY, in Lilongwe, Malawi with Malawi Airlines and in Lusaka, Zambia with Zambia Airways. Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 150 domestic and international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. Ethiopian’s fleet category consists of ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Boeing 737s, 777s, 787s, Airbus A350-900 and Bombardier Dash 8-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of seven years. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate most of these aircraft. Having achieved its strategic plan (Vision 2025) ahead of time, Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2035 that will see it become one of the top 20 most competitive and leading aviation groups in the world by providing safe, secured, market driven and customer focused Passenger and Cargo Transport and Logistics, Aviation Training, Airport Management and Ground Services, MRO and Aerospace Manufacturing and Travel and Tourism Services. As a multi-award-winning airline, Ethiopian has been the champion in various coveted awards including Skytrax’s ‘Best Airline in Africa Award’ for six consecutive years among others. The airline has been a Star Alliance member since 2011 and has been registering more than threefold growth in the past 10 years. For more at:

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