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Are meals on Ethiopian Airlines free or cost extra?

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Are meals on Ethiopian Airlines free or cost extra?

I googled, and couldn't find an answer. Are economy class meals on long haul (5-12 hours) flights by Ethiopian Airlines complimentary or per extra fee? If they are not free, how much are they?

if the ticket says "meals: snack". I don't know what they mean by "snack" - is it pretzels and a cookie, or a full meal?

thank you.

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1. Re: Are meals on Ethiopian Airlines free or cost extra?

Free.

I've always had full meals on 6-12 hr flights with them and they are usually pretty good

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2. Re: Are meals on Ethiopian Airlines free or cost extra?

amazing, that makes planning much easier.

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3. Re: Are meals on Ethiopian Airlines free or cost extra?

Snack basically means a drink and some other small item. eg sandwich, roll, cake.

So on long overnight flight from Toronto

full dinner after take off. Snack around 0500 before landing in Addis..

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4. Re: Are meals on Ethiopian Airlines free or cost extra?

What they called a "snack" on my Ethiopian Airlines flight (from Vienna to Addis) was actually a regular, hot meat.

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5. Re: Are meals on Ethiopian Airlines free or cost extra?

Jimmy C - thanks for the confirmation.

AddisAdvisor - thank you

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6. Re: Are meals on Ethiopian Airlines free or cost extra?

It is complimentary free meals on board. on the other hand American airline companies even charging for water and coffee. So far ET provide free snacks and drinks on all shorthaul flights as well.

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7. Re: Are meals on Ethiopian Airlines free or cost extra?

Free meals, and they are quite good

Try the local beer served onboard, its a black can, i forget the name

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8. Re: Are meals on Ethiopian Airlines free or cost extra?

Habesha Beer

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9. Re: Are meals on Ethiopian Airlines free or cost extra?

Ethiopian airlines is one of the leading premium airline (not a budget airline)in Africa. Hence,full fledge complimentary meals and drinks are provided.

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10. Re: Are meals on Ethiopian Airlines free or cost extra?

Most airline economy meals that go beyond the usual “meat or pasta.”

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