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This page provides links to all currently operating international, regional, domestic, passenger and cargo airlines registered in Ethiopia.Click on Airline Name for contact, fleet, route and accident data.

Airlines of Ethiopoa
Airline Main Base
IATA code
ICAO code
IATA Prefix
Start of ops.
East African Aviation Addis Ababa (ADD)
Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa (ADD)
National Airways Ethiopia Addis Ababa (ADD)

Airlines defunct since 2000 in Ethiopia
Airline Fate
IATA code
ICAO code
Start of ops.
End of ops.
Trans Nation Airways AOC suspended in 6/13 due to inactivity

Airline hull loss accidents in Ethiopia
Airline Aircraft type Reg. Location Fatal
18-May-09 Phoenix Avia Antonov 24T EK-46839 Dire Dawa-Ab... 0 crashed
23-Jul-07 Aquiline Antonov 24B EX-030 near Shinile 1 crashed
19-Jun-05 Mahfooz Aviation Boeing 707-347C C5-MBM Addis Ababa-... 0 crashed
29-Aug-99 Corporate Jets Learjet 35A N350JF Adwa 2 destroyed
22-Oct-95 Ethiopian Airlines DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 ET-AIO Bole 0 crashed
23-Mar-93 Air West Express Fokker F-27 Friendship 300 ST-AWA near Hareto 0 crashed
25-Jul-90 Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 707-379C ET-ACQ Addis Ababa-... 0 crashed
07-Aug-89 RRC Air Services DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 ET-AIL Gambella 16 crashed
11-Jul-89 Kenya Airways Boeing 707-351B 5Y-BBK Addis Ababa-... 0 crashed
08-Nov-88 Ethiopian Airlines DHC-5D Buffalo ET-AHI Gondar Airpo... 1 crashed
15-Sep-88 Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-260 ET-AJA near Bahar Dar Ai... 35 crashed
02-May-88 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ET-AGT Axum Airport... 0 destroyed
09-Sep-87 ZUA Antonov 2R SP-WMS Melka Shedi   crashed
22-Jun-86 Ethiopian Airlines DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 ET-AIQ near Dembidollo 0 crashed
24-Aug-84 Balkan Bulgarian Antonov 12B LZ-BAD Addis Ababa-... 0 crashed
22-Aug-82 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ET-AHP Makale Airpo... 0 crashed
07-Oct-81 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ET-AHR Dessie-Combo... 0 crashed
27-Aug-81 RRC Air Services Douglas C-47B (DC-3) ET-AGX Dire Dawa Ai... 0 crashed
11-Jan-81 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ET-AGW Bahar Dar Ai... 0 crashed
18-Mar-80 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47B (DC-3) ET-AGM near Addis Ababa-... 0 crashed
25-Oct-78 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ET-AGQ Degahbur Air... 0 crashed
15-Oct-78 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47B (DC-3) ET-AGK Soddu Airpor... 0 crashed
12-Aug-77 RRC Air Services Douglas DC-3A ET-AGR Jigiga Airpo... 0 destroyed
20-Jul-77 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas DC-3 (R4D-1) ET-ABF Tubo Milkie 5 crashed
12-Jun-77 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ET-AAP Kabri Dar Ai... 0 crashed
14-Dec-76 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47B (DC-3) ET-AEJ Oborso 0 crashed
11-Sep-75 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47 (DC-3) ET-ABX near Mota 1 crashed
14-Mar-75 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47 (DC-3) ET-ABR Lalibela Air... 1 crashed
20-Nov-74 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ET-AAR Soddu Airpor... 2 crashed
05-Aug-74 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47B (DC-3) ET-ABE Mota Airport... 0 crashed
10-Sep-72 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47 (DC-3) ET-ABQ near Gondar 11 crashed
18-Apr-72 East African Airways Vickers Super VC10-1154 5X-UVA Addis Ababa-... 43 crashed
14-Jan-70 UAA de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4C SU-ANI Addis Ababa-... 0 crashed
14-Sep-65 Ethiopian Airlines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ET-ABI Gore Airport... 17 crashed
02-Oct-64 Interocean Lockheed L-749A-79 Constellation LX-IOK Addis Ababa-... 1 crashed
30-Nov-63 Ethiopian Air Lines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ET-AAT Addis Ababa-... 0 crashed
13-Jan-62 Ethiopian Air Lines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ET-T-1 Tippi Airpor... 5+ 1 crashed
05-Sep-61 Ethiopian Air Lines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ET-T-16 near Sendafar 5 crashed
15-Jul-60 Ethiopian Air Lines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ET-T-18 near Jimma 1 crashed
22-Jul-48 Ethiopian Air Lines Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ET-T-5 Gore Airport... 0 crashed
18-Nov-42 BOAC de Havilland DH.95 Flamingo G-AFYG Addis Ababa ...   crashed

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