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February 17, 2019

Ethiopian Officially Opens Expanded Passenger Terminal and 5-Star Hotel in Addis Ababa

On 27 January 2019, Ethiopian officially opened the newly expanded Bole International Airport and 5-star Skylight Hotel.

The passenger terminal can now accommodate 22 million passengers annually up from the previous 7 million. 
A new check-in hall has been added with an elevated walkway, international gates, check-in and immigration counters.
It also features the latest technology security systems, self-check-in machines, a self-boarding system, comfortable lounges, duty free shops, restaurants and lots more amenities.
10 minutes walk from Bole Airport is the newly opened 5 star Skylight hotel with 4 restaurants offering a choice of cuisines, 2 bars, swimming pool, gym, health centre, café and gift shops. It also has 5 meeting rooms and a conference hall that can accommodate 2000 people.

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