Ethiopian Airlines flight delay claim

Ethiopian Airlines is based in Addis Ababa. It is the national carrier of Ethiopia and voted Africas best airline. Its primary focus is on flights to other African countries, as well as the far and middle east. 

As part of the Star Alliance it has enabled passengers to get access to even more destinations. Flying a fleet consisting mainly of Boeing planes the airline has hit the news recently with some fatal crashes but it is still regarded as one of the safest airlines to fly on.

Destinations you can reach on Ethiopian Airlines

Addis Ababa (ADD)
Abidjan (ABJ)
Accra (ACC)
Asmara (ASM)
Bahrain (BAH)
Bamako (BKO)
Bangkok (BKK)
Beijing (PEK)
Beirut (BEY)
Blantyre (BLZ)
Brazzaville (BZV)
Buenos Aires (EZE)
Bujumbura (BJM)
Cairo (CAI)
Cape Town (CPT)
Conakry (CKY)
Dakar (DSS)
Dar Es Salaam (DAR)
Doha (DOH)
Dubai (DXB)
Entebbe-Kampala (EBB)
Gaborone (GBE)
Harare (HRE)
Hargeisa (HGA)
Jeddah (JED)
Johannesburg (JNB)
Khartoum (KRT)
Kigali (KGL)
Kilimanjaro (JRO)
Kuala Lumpur (KUL)
Kuwait (KWI)
Lilongwe (LLW)
Luanda (LAD)
Lusaka (LUN)
Madinah (MED)
Mahe Island (SEZ)
Manila (MNL)
Maputo (MPM)
Mombasa (MBA)
Mumbai (BOM)
Muscat (MCT)
Nairobi (NBO)
Riyadh (RUH)
Sao Paulo (GRU)
Tel Aviv (TLV)
Tokyo (NRT)
Windhoek (WDH)
Yaounde (NSI)
Zanzibar (ZNZ)

Ethiopian Airlines Delayed or Cancelled Flights Claims FAQ

As with all airlines that fly to so many destinations and carry millions of passengers Ethiopian Airlines is always susceptible to flight delays and cancellations. If you have been delayed on a flight flown by Ethiopian Airlines then under EU Regulation 261/2004 you are entitled to compensation for your delayed flight, missed connection or if you have been denied boarding by Ethiopian Airlines.

Use our free flight checker at the top/bottom and side of this page to start your claim. You don't need any information to start your claim apart from the date of your Ethiopian Airlines flight.

When can I claim compensation from Ethiopian Airlines?

In accordance to EU Regulation 261/ 2004 passengers are entitled to compensation if they have encounted a flight delay of over 3 hours or if their flight has been cancelled. If you have been denied boarding due to over booking or miss a connection then you are also eligible for compensation.

What are the criteria to claim against Ethiopian Airlines?

Your flight needs to fulfill some the following criteria:

  • Your flight was from an airport within Europe with ANY AIRLINE
  • Your flight was to an airport within Europe on a European airline
  • Your flight was delayed at least three hours
  • Your flight was cancelled
  • Your flight was full and you were denied boarding
  • Your delay caused you to miss a connecting flight and you didnt arrive at your final destination within 3 hours of the expected arrival time.

Who is allowed to make a claim?

Anyone is allowed to make a flight delay claim. You can also claim for your travelling companions.

Ethiopian Airlines Flight Delays

02/03/2024 - flight ET9203 from Dublin Airport to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

21/12/2023 - flight ET728 from Geneva International Airport to Manchester Airport

15/05/2023 - flight ET574 from Dublin Airport to Chicago OHare International Airport

10/03/2023 - flight ET552 from Dublin Airport to Lester B. Pearson International Airport

30/01/2023 - flight ET574 from Dublin Airport to Chicago OHare International Airport

12/12/2022 - flight ET574 from Dublin Airport to Chicago OHare International Airport

17/10/2022 - flight ET574 from Dublin Airport to Chicago OHare International Airport

25/08/2022 - flight ET3725 from Dublin Airport to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

11/07/2022 - flight ET701 from London Heathrow Airport to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

11/07/2022 - flight ET3753 from London Heathrow Airport to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

08/07/2022 - flight ET552 from Dublin Airport to Lester B. Pearson International Airport

03/06/2022 - flight ET3753 from London Heathrow Airport to Marseille Provence Airport

12/05/2022 - flight ET552 from Dublin Airport to Lester B. Pearson International Airport


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Have you flown with Ethiopian Airlines and had a flight delay, missed connection, cancelled flight or have been denied boarding in the last 6 years? If so try our free flight checker to see how much you may be entitled to in compensation for you AND your fellow travellers.

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