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Ethiopian Airlines Launches New World Class Terminal at Addis Ababa Airport

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Ethiopian Airlines Group has revealed its brand-new passenger terminal at its hub Addis Ababa Bole International Airport with emphasis on Bio Security and Bio-Safety measures. 

It can be recalled that Addis Ababa Bole International Airport which is Africa’s leading airline, disclosed that the airport will be expanding its global hub by blending modernity and bio safety.  

Speaking about the new terminal, the Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam. 

We are very pleased about the realization of what was part of our larger dream of blending bio security and bio safety. The new terminal is expected to cement the milestone the company attained last year as the leading gateway to Africa.  

He also stated that, the airline customers’ will be appreciative of the modernity and safety that the brand-new airline offers, as it will enhance the protection of employees and customers. 

“I am very pleased to witness the realization of a brand-new terminal at our Hub. While Addis Ababa Bole International Airport has overtaken Dubai to become the largest gateway to Africa last year, the new terminal will play a key role in cementing that position. What makes the new terminal unique is that it’s the first terminal in the world to be completed after Covid-19. It was designed, not re-purposed, with Biosafety and Biosecurity in mind. I’m sure our esteemed customers will highly appreciate that.” 

The new terminal includes; 

Check-in hall with 60 check-in counters, 30 self-check-in kiosks, 10 self-bag drop/SBD/, 16 immigration counters with more e-gate provisions, 16 central security screening areas for departing passengers are the new faces of the airport. In addition, it has three contact gates for wide-body aircraft along with 10 remote contact gates with people mover – travellator, escalator, and panoramic lifts. It will house 32 arrival immigration counters with eight e-gate provisions at the mezzanine floor level. 

Ethiopia airlines was founded in 2017 and has been operating as a chatter and schedule Airline service since 2009. Its primary focus cities are Mogadishu, Hargeisa, Awasa, Dire Dawa, Garowe, Salalah Jimma, Juba, Awasa, Bossaso. 


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