Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and the most profitable African Airline wins AFRAA’s 2013 , “African Airline of the year “ award at its 45th Annual General Assembly meeting held between 25th and 26th November in Mombasa, Kenya.
Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, received the award from Mr. Tony Tyler Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of IATA in the presence of over 370 airline executives from 55 African counties, service providers, manufacturers and other aviation stakeholders. According to Tewolde Gebremariam, According to African Airlines Association, Ethiopian Airline provides global service, fast expanding network and continuous profitability. The award is a tribute to 7,000+ employees of airline, who are the main reason behind its success and who are working very hard to make Ethiopian shine high in the sky.
Today Ethiopian Airline has the youngest and most modern fleet in Africa and an extensive global network covering all sub-Saharan Africa and five continents. With the airline’s multiple hub strategy thru partner African airlines, ASKY in West Africa and soon Malawi Airlines in Southern Africa, the airline bringing Africa together and closer to the world. All this is facilitating the flow of investment, tourism and trade in Africa and contributing the rise of this great continent.
Ethiopian Airline has also won the SKYTRAX award in 2013, for “Best Airline Staff Service in Africa” and the Passengers Choice Award for “Best Airline in Africa”.