Ethiopian Airlines has launched a new mobile application for Android mobile devices.
The new app has a range of features that enhance passengers’ travel experience with simplified options for flight booking and management.
Passengers will be able to use their mobile devices to:
- book flights
- issue boarding passes
- self-board flights
- check flight status
- get actual arrival and departure times
Passengers can make one way or round trip bookings, search fares with money or miles options They can also pay with miles for Sheba Miles member, put a hold on a booking or pay at an agent.
This allows passengers to see their past and upcoming trip summary, manage trips, view literary and pricing details, select a preferred seat, update travel document information and contact details.
Check-in & Boarding
Passengers can check-in, select seats, issue boarding passes and self-board
Passengers can search all Ethiopian flights by route or flight number and see departure and arrival times, airport information and flight status.
Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines:
“In the age of “the internet of things” and “Artificial Intelligence” I am very happy that our “mobility” project is fast advancing which enabled us to announce to our esteemed customers that Ethiopian Mobile Application has gone live. The Mobile Application is a critical piece of our overall strategy to bring our customers’ travel experience to another level by leveraging on Information and Communication technology and African Flavored Ethiopian Hospitality.
With this new Mobile Application, customers will be able to use their mobile devices to book their flights, do their flight check-in, issue their boarding pass and self-board their flights, check the status of their flight, get actual arrival and departure times of ET flights and remain connected and informed throughout their journeyin real-time.
As a customer focused airline,we are continuously working very hard to avail cutting-edge and user-friendly solutions that will improve our customers ‘overall experience and meet their ever-increasing expectations.”
Passengers will enjoy 10% discount on all bookings made through the Ethiopian Mobile App.
Ethiopian Airlines is the flag-carrier of Ethiopia and is wholly Government owned. It is a pan-African global carrier with the youngest fleet on the continent.
Routes: The airline flies to more than 90 international destinations in Africa, Asia, Brazil, Canada, Europe and the Middle East and the USA.
Fleet: Ethiopian current operates 87 passenger aircraft. It operates a mainly Boeing fleet and the current average age of the fleet is five years.
- 6 Airbus A350
- 25 Boeing B737
- 6 Boeing B767
- 10 Boeing B777
- 21 Boeing B787
- 19 Bombardier Q400
Passenger numbers: Almost 8 million per year.
Alliance: Star Alliance
N.B. Image credit: ethiopianairlines.com