Ethiopian Airlines flight change policy has changed and now allows you to change your flight schedule without penalty. The new flight change policy applies to all passengers holding ET flight tickets (071) issued on or before December 31, with a travel date between March 1, and March 31.
Can I change my flight schedule on Ethiopian Airlines for free?
Ethiopian Airlines allows you to change your flight schedule free of charge, subject to a few conditions. The revised Ethiopian Airlines flight change policy, which applies to tickets issued before December 31, for travel by March 31, allows you to:
- Make unlimited date changes free of charge.
- Reroute your flight to a different destination if you pay the difference in fares and taxes.
Important. If you’re unable to travel on the originally scheduled date, you must:
- Cancel your existing ticket, and
- Change your ticket (i.e., exchange it with a new travel date) at least 1 day before departure
Note. The validity of non-refundable tickets issued before December 31, 2020, has been extended till December 31, 2021. This means you must complete your travel on or before December 31, 2021. Tickets issued on or after January 1, 2021, will be subject to the prevailing fare rules of the ticket.
How to Change an Ethiopian Airlines Flight
How to change my flight date on Ethiopian Airlines
You change your flight date and/or time:
- By phone
- Call Ethiopian Airlines at +1-866-399-0587, or
- Call Ethiopian Airlines in your city/country, or
- Call the travel agency you purchased your ticket from
- Online from Ethiopian Airlines website/mobile app if you purchased your ticket online through Ethiopian Airlines website or mobile app.
How to Change a Flight Online
To change your Ethiopian Airlines flight online, follow the steps outlined below:
A screengrab of the Manage Booking tab on Ethiopian Airlines for changing a flight online
- Go to EthiopianAirlines.com
- Hit the Manage Booking tab
- Enter your:
- Booking Reference code
- Last Name
- Hit the Retrieve booking button
- Select your flight booking
- Follow the prompts to make changes to your flight
Ethiopian Airlines Change Flight Price
What is Ethiopian Airlines change flight cost?
Ethiopian Airlines’ change flight price/cost will depend on your route and fare type. If you’ve purchased a Flight Pass, the change flight price is as follows:
- For domestic routes within Ethiopia USD 10 per passenger per flight
- For North America routes USD 200 per passenger per flight
- For the rest of the world USD 100 per passenger per flight
If you’re changing your flight route, you’ll have to pay the applicable fare difference in addition to the above rates.