Ethiopian Airlines Statement re Red List

Following Monday's announcement in the UK that Ethiopia will be added to the UK Governments red list from 4am on Friday March 19th 2021, Ethiopian Airlines has made necessary adjustments to its UK (Heathrow and Manchester) operations until further notice.

The UK Government restriction on red Zone countries state, passengers regardless of their origin point, Nationality, or residence status cannot be carried from or via Addis Ababa on a direct flight to the UK after Thursday 18th March.

From Friday 19th March 2021, Ethiopian Airlines will continue to operate in-bound cargo flights from Addis Ababa to London-Heathrow and Manchester and essential travel passenger flights outbound from the UK to Addis Ababa and across our global network. These passenger flights are available to purchase on-line at or by contacting UK travel agents in line with current UK government guidelines.

Current updated information can be found at

For further information, please contact; for London departures for Manchester departures