Ethiopian Airlines bans Ghana-Must-Go bags from their flights, says they damage conveyor belts at airports.
Says frequent occurrence of damages to conveyor belts results in significant costs incurred by the airlines involved.
Ethiopian Airlines has banned the use of the popular Ghana-Must-Go bags from their flights in Nigeria, saying that they keep damaging conveyor belts at airports, resulting in significant costs incurred by the airlines involved.
In a statement made available to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Ethiopia Airlines said :
“Dear valued passengers, We would like to inform you of a restriction regarding the usage of irregularly shaped packages on Ethiopian Airlines flights.
“It is strictly prohibited to bring “Ghana must go” bags unless they are adequately packed in a carton or hardcover rectangular container.
“This restriction has been implemented due to the frequent occurrence of damages to conveyor belts at various airports, resulting in significant costs incurred by the airlines involved.
“We kindly request your cooperation in complying with this rule to ensure the smooth operation of our flights and to minimize any potential disruptions caused by damaged conveyor belts.
“We appreciate your understanding and continued support in adhering to these guidelines. Thank you for choosing Ethiopian Airlines.”
Ethiopian Airlines, formerly Ethiopian Air Lines (EAL), is the flag carrier of Ethiopia. It reclaimed the prestigious title of ‘Africa’s Leading Airline’ at the 2023 World Travel Awards, which took place in Dubai for Africa and the Indian Ocean regions.