Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA), ICAO TRAINAIR Plus member and IATA authorized global training centre, has graduated 20 Cabin Crew trainees from Mozambique, who will serve the newly established Ethiopian-Mozambique airline.
The training is further testimony to the crucial role Ethiopian Airlines is playing in producing trained aviation professionals for indigenous African carriers and supporting the growth of the continent’s aviation industry.
Regarding the graduation of the flight attendants, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam remarked, “We are pleased to once again contribute our share to the growth of Africa’s aviation industry by training 20 flight attendants for Ethiopian-Mozambique airline.
The training of the flight attendants highlights that the role of Ethiopian Airlines in Africa’s aviation is not just limited to establishing indigenous African carriers through joint ventures, but also building their human resource capacity through wold-class training at our IATA authorized aviation academy. As we expand our partnerships across Africa, we will keep supporting African carriers through training and technical assistance.”
For more than seven decades, Ethiopian Aviation Academy has been providing training for pilots, aircraft maintenance technicians, cabin crew, marketing personnel and leadership development cadets from Africa, Middle East and Asia.
Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seventy plus years of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.
Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the Pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 119 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787-8, Boeing 787-9, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of five years. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft. Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with Six business centers: Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian ADD Hub Ground Services and Ethiopian Airports Services. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.
Mr. Asrat Begashaw
Manager Corporate Communications, Ethiopian Airlines
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Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam Group Chief Executive Officer