Ethiopian inaugurates transformed Addis Ababa domestic terminal, doubling its capacity

Ethiopian Airlines Addis Ababa Bole International Airport's Domestic Terminal inauguration

Ethiopian Airlines has announces the inauguration of its transformed Addis Ababa Bole International Airport’s Domestic Terminal.

The 50 million USD expansion and renovation project has significantly upgraded the terminal, expanding its total built-up area by more than twofold to 25,750 m2 and increasing its handling capacity to twofold.

Mr. Mesfin Tasew, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO said: “The Domestic terminal expansion and renovation at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is a significant addition to our initiative of modernizing and renovating airports and aviation facilities in the country.

“As the demand in domestic travel is growing, the completion of this project would allow us to offer a smooth travel experience to our esteemed passengers.”

The newly inaugurated domestic terminal is the main connecting hub for Ethiopian domestic operations serving over 200 flights to and from the 22 domestic destinations on daily basis.

The expanded terminal features modern airport systems and facilities including four contact gates, 10 remote departure gates, 22 check in counters with automated hold baggage screening system, self-check in kiosks, modern security screening system, Premier passengers’ lounge and a multitude of various airport facilities and amenities.

These enhancements will streamline passenger flow, improve comfort levels, and enhance the overall travel experience.

The inauguration of Domestic Terminal is the latest in a series of strategic investments by Ethiopian Airlines to enhance its infrastructure and services in the country.