Walya Airways


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Walya Airways is an Ethiopian registered privately owned airline.

It is based at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and currently has a second hub in Hargeisa, Somalia land at Eagle International Airport. Walya Airways has obtained its Air Operating Certificate (AOC) from Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA). The airline has also obtained its business license and registration from Ethiopian Ministry of Trade.

Walya Airways is composed highly experienced aviation staffs. The expertise of our staff made us to grow high with enhanced service service quality by the time.


Walya Airways currently owns two ERJ-145 aircrafts and importing another three ERJ-145 aircrafts. Walya Airways in partnership with its sister companies, also offers state of the art legacy 600 VIP aircraft. Furthermore, Walya Airways in partnership with other airlines, offers B737 and B727 aircrafts for cargo. Our sister company also offers a B767 passenger aircraft that is based in West Africa.

Headquarter of Walya Airways is located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia round former Imperial Hotel inside Moya Building on third floor.


The airline is expanding its destination throughout East Africa and has an AOC that allow the airline fly all over Africa, Middle East, Europe and America.

The airline has developed and implemented effective safety policy and reliable services. Our value is safety and reliable service with convenient and affordable price to our esteemed customer network.

Our fleet

Our choice of aircraft fleet for both short and long-haul flights are based on our values of Safety, Reliability and Excellence for all our passengers. Our young modern fleet allows you to do more and explore East Africa with us.

Find below an overview of our aircraft we operate throughout our flight routes in East Africa.


Current Fleet


Sea Capacity

Cruise Speed

Embraer ERJ 135 LR 1 37 515 mph (447 knots, 828 km/h)
Embraer ERJ 145 1 50 515 mph (447 knots, 828 km/h)


Contact Us


Bole Sub City

Worda 13, house # 414, 3rd Floor

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


+251912043603 | +251911652667 | +251116395056

Mr. Mesfin Kemal


General Manager
E-mail: mesfinkemal@gmail.com
Mobile: +251929004925


Mr. Tewdros Nigussie


Accountable Manager
E-mail: tewodros@flywalya.com
Mobile: +251911652667


Mr. Rediat Mengistu


Business Development Manager
E-mail: rediat@flywalya.com
Mobile: +251912043603