Ethiopian Airlines currently only offers airport counter check-in. Simply find the Ethiopian Airlines counter at the airport and check-in for your flight in the most conventional manner.
Checked Luggage Restrictions for Ethiopian Airlines
For those traveling Economy Class, you will be allowed 1-2 items of checked baggage, not exceeding 23 kg per piece and with dimensions (L + W + H) not totaling more than 158 cm. Economy Class baggage allowance varies based on your destination. For a full breakdown of checked baggage allowance based on destination, and potential fees associated with baggage, please visit Ethiopian Airlines’ Baggage Allowance Page.
For those traveling Business Class (also known as “Cloud Nine”), you will be allowed 1-2 items of checked baggage, not exceeding 32 kg per piece and with dimensions (L + W + H) not totaling more than 158 cm. Business Class baggage allowance varies based on your destination. For a full breakdown of checked baggage allowance based on destination, and potential fees associated with baggage, please visit Ethiopian Airlines’ Baggage Allowance Page.
Infants without a purchased seat are entitled to an additional item of checked baggage, not exceeding 10 kg, plus a collapsible stroller.
Carry-On Baggage Restrictions for Ethiopian Airlines
You are allowed to carry 1 piece of baggage with you on the flight at no extra charge. The maximum weight for carry-on baggage must not exceed 7 kg, with a total dimension (L + W + H) of 115 cm.
Ethiopian Airlines Special Luggage Requirements
Ethiopian Airlines allows passengers to take some non-traditional traveling items with them to their destinations including skiing equipment and golfing equipment. For more information on traveling with these special items, visit Ethiopian Airlines’ Baggage Allowance Page.
Ethiopian Airlines offers 2 options for seating on their flights:
Economy class seating on Ethiopian Airlines has a distance of 32 inches between seats. The Boeing 757 aircraft have audio channels available for passengers’ enjoyment and some flights have seat back screens.
Business class (called “Cloud Nine” on Ethiopian Airlines) seating on Ethiopian Airlines has a distance of 44-57 inches between seats. Seats on some flights have seat back screens providing entertainment. Most aircraft have audio channels available for passengers’ enjoyment. Audio channels are available on B757 aircraft.
Don’t forget Turbo!
Flying with your pets can be a safe and fun experience if airline rules and regulations are followed. Live pets can only be transported to countries where the regulations of the country permit, and subject to the terms and conditions specified by that country. Pets can often travel on flights with you in the cabin, in the hold as checked baggage, or in the hold, as cargo. See Ethiopian Airlines’ Traveling with Pets.
Dependant on the flight, and type of aircraft, Ethiopian Airlines offers a wide variety of food, beverage and entertainment options.
Business class (also known as “Cloud Nine”) also offers entertainment according to your flight. Some seats have seat back screens which offer on-demand entertainment including games. Audio channels are available on most aircraft. Food and drink options also vary according to your flight, but meals are served from an a la carte menu, including traditional Ethiopian dishes, and provided with fine wines or champagne if desired. You may also obtain snacks and drinks on-board.
Ethiopian Airlines operates a fleet consisting mainly of Boeing airplanes. Their fleet consists of Boeing B737, B757, B767 and Fokker 50 aircraft.
The Cloud Nine Lounge and the ShebaMiles Lounge are the official airport lounges of Ethiopian Airlines. Both lounges are fully operational in Addis Ababa airport.
Cloud Nine Lounge access is available to Cloud Nine passengers, and ShebaMiles Lounge access is available to Gold and Silver ShebaMiles members.