Ethiopian Airlines announced the launch of online passenger check in services starting on October 24. The new service will enable customers to check in online to avoid airport queues.
The web check in services will help enhance operational efficiency as well as maximizing the airlines customer services according to Gobena Michael Chief Commercial Officer of Ethiopian Airlines.
Online services allow passengers to select their own seats, confirm special requests, update personal information, register their loyalty miles while checking in and print boarding pass.
This service allows Ethiopian passengers to go directly to the boarding gate at the airport. Passengers with check in baggage will be able to drop of their luggage at the drop off zone.
Online check in services will be available from 2 to 48 hours before departure for international flights and 2 to 24 hours prior to domestic flights. Passengers that do not have check in luggage can arrive at the airport 60 minutes before departure for international flights and 45 minutes before hand for domestic flights.
The web check in service will be available for 32 destinations initially. The Airlines expects to expand the online check in service for all destinations.
Ethiopian Airlines, one of the largest and fastest growing airlines in Africa, made its maiden flight to Cairo in 1946. With the addition of new flight services to Seychelles the coming winter, Ethiopian will provide dependable services to 64 international destinations spanning four continents.
Source: Ethiopian Airlines Press Release