Ethiopian Airlines Resumes Kuala Lumpur Flights
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Ethiopian Airlines Resumes Kuala Lumpur Flights

Ethiopian Airlines Kuala Lumpur Flights

Great news as Ethiopian Airlines resumes Kuala Lumpur flights as of 25 March 2023 and will be operated with the ultramodern B787 Dreamliner four times weekly from Addis Ababa, the capital.

Regarding the news, its group CEO Mr Mesfin Tasew said, “We are excited to bring our Kuala Lumpur flights back to service. The resumption of the flights reopens convenient and seamless travel options between Kuala Lumpur and more than 60 African destinations.

Ethiopian Airlines Resumes Kuala Lumpur Flights

Kuala Lumpur is a destination of choice for business and leisure travellers, and the airline is proud to provide a convenient travel option suitable for passengers travelling for either of the purposes. These flights are also one of the channels easing the diplomatic and socio-economic ties between Malaysia and Africa; thus, the resumption of the service plays a significant role in the relationship of the two regions.”

Ethiopian Airlines first commenced its service between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with a thrice-weekly service back in 2012. However, the flight was suspended later, in 2021.

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seventy-six-plus years of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success. In addition to its central hub in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, it is also pursuing its multi-hub strategy through a hub in Lomé, Togo, with ASKY, in Lilongwe, Malawi Malawi Airlines and Lusaka, Zambia, with Zambia Airways.

Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the Pan African passenger and cargo network, operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 145 domestic and international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents.

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One of the Ethiopian Airlines aircraft.

Ethiopian’s fleet comprises ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Boeing 737s, 777s, 787s, Airbus A350-900 and Bombardier Dash 8-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of seven years. Ethiopia is the first airline in Africa to own and operate most of these aircraft.

Having achieved its strategic plan (Vision 2025) ahead of time, Ethiopian is implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2035 that will see it become one of the top 20 most competitive and leading aviation groups in the world.

The airline aims to provide safe, secure, market-driven, customer-focused Passenger and Cargo Transport and Logistics Services, Aviation Training, Airport Management and Ground Services, MRO and Aerospace Manufacturing and Travel and Tourism Services.


As a multi-award-winning airline, Ethiopian has won various coveted awards, including Skytrax’s ‘Best Airline in Africa Award’ for five consecutive years. The airline has been a Star Alliance member since 2011, registering more than threefold growth in the past ten years.

For more information, please visit the official Ethiopian Airlines website, as there are many more destinations and promotions. You can also contact customer service for additional questions that you may have about Ethiopian Airlines resumes Kuala Lumpur flights. And do check out my airlines and aviation news section for more.

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