Ethiopian Airlines Labor Day Fare Sale to Uganda ~ “Buy One, Get One Free”

Posted September 6, 2011 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Featured ~ 4,490 views


WASHINGTON, D.C. ~ Ethiopian Airlines announced a special short-term “Buy One Get One Free**” fare sale to most major cities in Africa. Tickets must be purchased by September 10, 2011 for travel beginning from September 12, 2011 through November 30, 2011 These fares are available to many cities within Africa.

Here’s how the fare works: one passenger’s airfare from Washington, D.C. to Entebbe, Uganda would be $1,729.30 for a round-trip ticket which includes all charges, fees and taxes. The second passenger, traveling with the first would pay $530.32 (Fuel surcharge $416 plus other applicable taxes & fees $114.32). The total cost for both passengers’ round-trip airfare, including all taxes and fees, would be just under $2,260, a savings of approximately 35%.

“This is an incredibly attractive offer, which won’t last long,” said Kagnew Asfaw, Ethiopian Airlines’ Director for the Americas. “We will have a limited time for this sale but a tremendous variety of destinations within Africa from which to choose. Our daily non-stop Boeing 777LR planes have allowed us to increase the number of seats available during this promotion. I hope that the traveling public will take this great opportunity and fly Ethiopian to Africa.”

Ethiopian Airlines offers daily, non-stop 777 service from Washington Dulles International to Addis Ababa, its’ home base and hub. From Addis, Ethiopian offers connecting service to more countries and airports within Africa than any other airline.

Travel Restrictions are as follows:
Seats will be limited and both passengers must travel together on the same flights.
Valid for sale September 2 through 10, 2011
Valid for travel September 12, 2011 through November 30, 2011
First passenger pays the full fare, while the second passenger pays only the fuel surcharge, the September 11th security fee and the applicable taxes only (approximately $500-550)
Valid for the following destinations: Nairobi, Johannesburg, Entebbe, Khartoum, Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Accra, Lusaka, Lagos, and Mombasa.

Travelers are urged to call their travel agent or 1-800-445-2733 to benefit from this amazing offer. For more information, please visit

**Second passenger pays the fuel surcharge, the September 11th security charge and the applicable fees and taxes only.

About Ethiopian Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines, one of the largest and fastest growing airlines in Africa, made its maiden flight to Cairo in 1946. With the recent addition of flight services to Pointe Noire, Ethiopian provides dependable services to 38 cities in Africa and a total of 59 international destinations spanning throughout four continents. Ethiopian won the NEPAD Transport Infrastructure Excellence Awards 2009 on November 25, 2009 and “Airline of the Year” award from the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) on November 24, 2009, bringing the total Awards honored since January 2009 to five. In August 2008, Ethiopian won “the 2008 Corporate Achievement Award” of Aviation & Allied Business for setting the pace towards the development and growth of the African aviation industry. Ethiopian is also the first African carrier to win the 2008 Brussels Airport Company Award in recognition of its distinguished long haul operations witnessed through the introduction of new routes, new products, and close cooperation with Brussels Airport in marketing activities.
For further information please contact:

Ethiopian Airlines Press Office (U.S.)
Mr. John Riggin, Partner Concepts LLC
Phone 410 224 7688
Fax 410 224 1499

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