Headquartered on Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the flag carrier of Ethiopia. Ethiopian has become one of the continent's leading carriers, unrivalled in Africa for efficiency and operational success Established on 30th December 1945 by the then Emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie, it began operating on April 8, 1946. Ethiopian currently serves 100 international and 21 domestic destinations operating the newest and youngest fleet. Its frequent flyer program ‘Sheba Miles' has been closely linked with the 'Miles & More' program of Lufthansa and is in reference to the legendary Queen of Sheba. ‘The Economist' featured the airline as an example of excellence in 1987. Fly via Fly.com to get amazing deals on Ethiopian airlines.