Ethiopian Mozambique Airlines a domestic scheduled passenger airline operating in the East African country of Moçambique. The airline operates from its primary hub at Maputo International Airport, the international airport serving Maputo — the largest city and capital of Moçambique. Ethiopian Mozambique Airlines was launched in 2018, when it became the third carrier to service the Mozambican domestic market, following LAM Mozambique Airlines and Fastjet.
Ethiopian Mozambique Airlines was launched in 2018 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ethiopian Airlines. The domestic carrier was established as part of Ethiopian Airlines’ long-term expansion plan, entitled ‘Vision 2025’, which seeks to enable greater connectivity across Africa.
The airline’s route network initially comprised of Beira, Maputo, Nampula, Pemba, Quelimane, and Tete, but has since expanded to include a greater number of destinations within Moçambique.
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Ethiopian Mozambique Airlines operates the domestic route network in Mozambique on behalf of its parent carrier, Ethiopian Airlines. The carrier operates scheduled flights to domestic and regional destinations within Mozambique, flying to the following destinations: Beira, Chimoio, Lichinga, Maputo, Nacala, Nampula, Pemba, Quelimane, Tete, and Vilankulo.
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Each passenger is permitted one piece of carry-on baggage, with a maximum weight of 7kg. Passengers may also carry the following items as long as they do not exceed 5kg: a small handbag, laptop, an overcoat, small camera, or reading material.
The checked baggage allowance for passengers for the airline depends on the route being operated, as well as the selected ticket fare tarrif, and will be confirmed during the booking process. All checked baggage must not exceed 158 cm (62 inches) for the sum of the three dimensions. As a guide, the following baggage allowance applies:
Up to 2 pieces, each with a maximum weight of 23 kg.
Online check-in is available for Ethiopian Airways and its subsidiary airline's passengers. Online check-in will commence 36 hours before departure and close 2 hours before the flight is scheduled to depart.
For domestic flights, check-in counters open three hours before scheduled departure time and close one hour before. At most airports, check-in can be completed by visiting the check-in desks or by one of the self-service kiosks.
Economy provides a comfortable, modern, and bright cabin space, with baggage allowance included in the price of the ticket.
Light meals, snacks and beverages are complementary or available to purchase based on the route being operated.
All seats provide generous pitch and width, with ample storage space both under the seats and in the overhead storage containers. Lighting and air conditioning is adjustable. Seats are configured in a 2-2 formation.
The airline's business class is called Cloud Nine, and is available on some flights operated by the Q-400, but is route dependant and not available on all domestic and regional flights.
Business Class guarantees a much more premium experience. Both cold canapés, beverages and hot meals are provided on short-haul flights in Business Class, depending on the flight times. A range of hot and cold drinks including coffee and tea are also provided. During the flight, passengers will be attended to by dedicated flight attendants.
The Business Class cabin is seperated from the Economy class by a curtain. Depending on the aircraft being operated, there is much more space between the seats compared to the Economy cabin. Seats are configured in a 2-2 formation.
Because it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ethiopian Airlines, travellers can collect ShebaMiles frequent flyer points called. ShebaMiles was created by Ethiopian Airlines to reward regular passengers. There are three membership tiers, including Blue Membership Card, Silver Membership Card and Gold Membership Card. ShebaMiles cardholders with Gold or Silver status can also use dedicated Sheba Miles Lounge facilities.
Did you know, you can collect frequent flyer points easily with Alternative Airlines. Simply select 'ShebaMiles' as your chosen frequent flyer program from the drop-down menu during the booking process to ensure you collect your points when you fly with either Ethiopian Airlines or its subsidiaries, including Ethiopian Mozambique Airlines.
Thanks to its parent company, Ethiopian Airlines, by extension Ethiopian Mozambique Airlines has a relationship with the Star Alliance, one of the largest airline alliances in the world. Passengers can benefit benefit from this global airline alliance, including seamless worldwide reach via codeshare and interline partnerships and extensive networks, and status recognition through shared frequent flyer programmes.
Ethiopian Mozambique Airlines operates Boeing 737-800 and Q400 aircraft, which were provided by its parent company, Ethiopian Airlines. Both these aircraft are popular and used around the world for doemstic and regional short-haul flights.
The airline is based at Maputo International Airport (IATA: MPM). MPM is an international airport serving Maputo, the largest and capital city of Moçambique. The airport is also the hub for LAM Mozambique Airlines and its subsidiary, Moçambique Expresso. Maputo International is THE main gateway for travelers to the country and is the largest and busiest airport in Moçambique. Onward connections can easily be made with airlines flying across Africa and to parts of Europe and the Middle East.
International airlines that operate to the airport include Turkish Airlines, TAP Air Portugal, Qatar Airways, Kenya Airways, and Airlink.
Other airlines that operate domestic flights within the country include Kaya Airlines and Ethiopian Mozambique Airlines.
The following is a list of airlines that operate international flights to Moçambique: