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    Product Rating 5/7

    Rating Criteria

    Business Class

    Long haul

    • Audio/Video On Demand on 777s and 787s; shared cabin screens on 767s
    • Seat pitch of 65 inch on 777s and 787s which convert to angled sleeper suites; seat pitch of 50 inch on 767s with significant recline and extendable leg rest
    • Blanket, pillow and amenity kit provided
    • Magazines and newspapers offered
    • Baggage allowance of 40kg but varies considerably with flight
    • Restaurant quality multi course meals served with beverages

    Medium haul

    • Restaurant quality multi course meal served with beverages
    • Shared cabin screens show movies and TV programs on 767s and 757s
    • Seat pitch of 44 inch on 737-700s; seat pitch of 48 inch on 737-800s; seat pitch of 57 inch on 757s; seats in 2-2 layout
    • Blanket, pillow and amenity kit provided
    • Magazines and newspapers offered
    • Baggage allowance of 40kg but varies considerably with flight

    Regional on Q400 aircraft (not all are fitted with Business class)

    • Snack with choice of beverages served
    • No in flight entertainment
    • Seat pitch of 30 inch and 16.9 inch width with no seat recline
    • Adjacent seats are kept vacant
    • Magazines and newspapers offered

    Economy Class

    Long haul

    • Full meal and beverages served
    • Audio/Video On Demand on 787s and 777s
    • Seat pitch of 31 to 32 inch on the 767s; seat pitch of 32 inch on 777s and 787s
    • Blankets, pillows and amenity kits provided on flights to China and America
    • Baggage allowance of 30kg but varies considerably with flight

    Medium haul

    • Full meal and beverage service including alcohol provided
    • Shared cabin screens show movies and TV programs on 757s and 767s
    • Seat pitch of 30 to 31 inch on 737s; seat pitch of 33 inch on the 757s
    • Blankets and pillows available
    • Baggage allowance of 30kg but varies with flight

    Regional

    • Snack and beverage service
    • No in flight entertainment
    • Seat pitch of 30 inch with 16.9 inch width and no recline on Q400s
    • No blankets or pillows provided
    • Founded in 1945
    • Relied heavily on foreign (mainly American) workforce until 1971 when the airline employed an all Ethiopian workforce
    • First airline in Africa to order aircraft such as the 767, 777-200 and 787 Dreamliner
    • Fleet overhaul occurred in 2000
    • One of the largest operators in Africa
    • Joined Star Alliance in 2011
    • 737-700
    • 737-800
    • 757-200
    • 767-300ER
    • 777-200LR
    • 787-8
    • Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
    • 777-300ER
    • Star Alliance
    • ASKY Airlines

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