Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Ethiopian Launches Mobile SMS based Flight Status Information and Cargo Shipment Tracking Service

(Nov 26, 2104, (Africa Business Communities))--Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce the commencement of Mobile Short Message Service (SMS) information system for customers in Ethiopia starting November 21, 2014.

The service will allow Ethiopian customers to check flight status and cargo shipment information by sending a mobile short code SMS text to the ethiotelecom 8611 messaging number instead of the regular mobile or fixed line call to Ethiopian Central Call Center.

The commencement of this mobile SMS service delivers information requested by customers instantly with the normal ethiotelecom SMS charge to customer enhancing the service quality and accessibility.

The service will allow Ethiopian customer to check flight availability, departure/arrival time, flight status and Cargo shipment tracking information instantly. Persons welcoming passengers on Ethiopian flights can now check the exact arrival time of expected flights with simply texting 8611 with “f” followed by the flight number or “R” followed by the route they are expecting. Read more from Africa Business Communities »

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