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Dec 14

Turkish Airlines: open-jaw flights from Europe to Ethiopia from €412!

Turkish Airlines, premium European airline, is running some nice promotion especially for an experienced travelers! Ethiopia, also considered as “Cradle of Humankind”, is possible to visit for some reasonable price of air tickets. The cheapest solution are open-jaw flights on route PragueAddis AbabaLondon. In such case you would  be able to purchase roundtrip multi city flights just for €412!

 

 

Thanks to may low cost carriers are connecting Prague and London you may purchase one way ticket between these cities from €20 and up.

Another solution apart of open-jaw booking, which will be probably more interesting for most of the travelers, are classic air tickets from various European cities available from €467 and up for roundtrip flight. In such case look for following departing cities to Addis Ababa: From UK you may fly either from London or Manchester. In case of Germany you may find flights at said rate level from various main airports such as Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Munich or Berlin. Another solutions are flights ex Amsterdam, Paris, Prague or Budapest, in all of these cases you may find the flights below still reasonable €490!

Current promotional tariff of Turkish Airlines allows to book these cheap flights till the end of June 20014 however air tickets at this low rate level is possible to find in most of the cases till the end of March 2014.

In case of interest you may purchase the flights through booking agent Ebookers.

Booking sample of an open jaw flight departing on 3rd of March from Prague and returning back from Ethiopia to London on 18th of March 2014:

Ethiopia, the cradle of humankind:

Ethiopia may well deserve the title Cradle of Humankind. Some of the most famous, most iconic hominid fossils have been discovered within the country’s borders. Ethiopia can claim many “firsts” in the hominid record book, including first stone tools and the first Homo sapiens. Here’s a look at the country’s most important hominid finds.

In 1974, the scientists announced the discovery of the oldest fossil skeleton of a human ancestor. Skeleton was named Lucy and became one of the most iconic hominid fossils and estimated that she walked the Earth 3.2 million years age.
Later, between 1992 – 1994, another milestone occured. The first pieces of the 4.4-million-year-old Ardi were uncovered in 1992 by one of Tim White’s graduate students, Gen Suwa, in the Middle Awash Valley. Older than Lucy, Ardi is the most complete skeleton of an early hominid. Scientists then spent more than 15 years digging Ardi out and analyzing the skeleton. The find reveals that our forebears underwent a previously unknown stage of evolution more than a million years before Lucy, the iconic early human ancestor specimen that walked the Earth 3.2 million years ago.