Abyssinian Flight Services PLC

General Information


Organisation typeCompany

Company Address Bole sub city, kebele 01/03
Addis Ababa,

Phone number+251911206081

Web page https://abyssinianflights.com/services/

Company Address info@abyssinianflights.com

Contact Information

Contact Person Mr. Solomon Gizaw
Managing Director


Email sgizawt@gmail.com

Verified By

OrganisationAbayneh Getachew Demesa (Sole Proprietor)

Project typeJoint venture; Production, marketing or other activity involving transfer of know-how or technology.

Project abstractAbyssinian flight services Plc is an Ethiopian company which is a pioneer in the Ethiopian private aviation sector providing flight services, pilot trainings and aircraft maintenance. The company is currently looking for Finnish partners to expand and diversify its business/services through a joint venture or other form of business partnership.

Project descriptionAbyssinian Flight Services PLC etablished in 1999 based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia currently employs 100 people.

Abyssinian Flights Services and Aviation Academy was established 21 years ago as air charter service and pilot training school. According to the company they have experienced significant growth to become the leading private air charter operator in Ethiopia. Their pilot training school has graduated several foreign and national pilots with private and commercial pilot licenses. The company's services include passenger and cargo charter air service, aerial survey & photography, air ambulance/medical evacuation, aerial application, pilot training, instrument rating, multi-engine rating, instructor rating, and aircraft maintenance.

The customers so far have been UN organizations, government and non-government organizations, private companies and individuals.

The company is currently looking for Finnish partners to expand its current business in a joint venture or other form of partnership. The business cooperation with Finnish companies is envisioned to bring in additional investments to exploit the available opportunities in chartered air services that could match Ethiopia’s current economic growth.


Number of employees50-249

Annual turnover in €0,5 - 2 million

Annual balance sheet total0,5 - 2 million

Already engaged in international co-operationYes

Percentage of transnational activities50% or more