Ethiopian Airlines has a modern fleet. fleet consists of 11 aircraft (July 2007). domestic flights are operated using Fokker 50 and DHC-6, Medium haul flights are operated with Boeing B737-260, B757-260 and B737-700 aircraft. Long haul flights use Boeing B767-300s .
The Ethiopian airline was founded on 30th December 1945 with the help of the American airline TWA. The first international flight took off a year later on 8th April from Addis Ababa to Cairo. Since 1998 Ethiopian Airlines also operates transatlantic flights.
The airline serves 44 international and 30 national destinations. Africa: Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Bamako, Brazzaville, Bujumbura, Cairo, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Djibouti, Douala, Entebbe, Hargeisa, Harare, Johannesburg, Juba, Khartoum, Kigali, Kilimanjaro, Kinshasa, Lagos, Libreville, Lilongwe, Lome, Luanda, Lusaka, N’Djamena, Nairobi. Europe: Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Brussels. America: Washington. Golf/Asia: Bangkok, Beijing, Beirut, Dubai, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Guangzhou, Mumbai, New Delhi, Tel Aviv. Hub: Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa.