Ethiopian Express will start 4 weekly flights Service to Hawassa (AWA)

Ethiopian Express, the Domestic Strategic Business Unit of the Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Group is pleased to announce that it is ready to stretch its wings with 4 weekly flight services to Hawassa with the Q-400 aircraft as of 16 April 2016.

The flight to Hawassa, which will become the 20th domestic destination, is scheduled to be on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday as per the programme below.  

Flight Number

Departure Airport

Departure Time

Arrival Airport

Arrival Time

Aircraft Type

ET  0154

Addis Ababa (ADD)


Hawassa (AWA)



ET  0155

Hawassa (AWA)


Addis Ababa (ADD)










Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, said,“The opening of the route is in line with Ethiopian’s Vision 2025 where we pledge to provide international standard services for domestic travelers at the lowest possible cost but with differentiated services to connect our domestic cities with Addis Ababa and other neighboring regional and international cities. Today, Ethiopian Express covers 19 domestic points, which is the largest domestic network in Africa. As the national flag carrier of Ethiopia, we have a national obligation to play a critical role in the country’s broad-based, decentralized and all-inclusive socio-economic development endeavour by providing essential air connectivity.Ethiopian Express is one of the strategic businesses units of Ethiopian Airlines Group and was established in accordance with the Vision 2025 strategic roadmap with a view to cater to the growing domestic and regional travel needs.

The route will facilitate travel for the business community - both private and government -, university students, lecturers coming from other parts of Ethiopia and abroad, tourists visiting Hawassa and the surrounding attractions, and for those who need to travel to the city for conferences, or to visit family and friends.

For more information please contact:

Anita Powell or Julie Hedley at Small World Marketing      0845 634 1460