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Ethiopian Airlines

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Ethiopian Airlines, formerly Ethiopian Air Lines (EAL) and often referred to as simply Ethiopian, is Ethiopia's flag carrier and is wholly owned by the country's government. EAL was founded on 21 December 1945 and commenced operations on 8 April 1946, expanding to international flights in 1951. The firm became a share company in 1965 and changed its name from Ethiopian Air Lines to Ethiopian Airlines. The airline has been a member of the International Air Transport Association since 1959 and of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) since 1968. Ethiopian is a Star Alliance member, having joined in December 2011.
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  • The 1940s: early years 

  • The 1950s: start of long-haul routes 

  • The 1960s and 1970s: the jet age 

  • The 1980s and 1990s 

  • 2000{{spaced ndash}}onwards 

  • Management and ownership 

  • Head office 

  • Strategic ambitions and landmarks 

  • Destinations 

  • Alliances 

  • Codeshare agreements 

  • Recent developments 

  • Accidents and incidents