Africa's largest Airline Group, Ethiopian Airlines has won Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Airline Company International award for the year 2016.
Ethiopian received the accolade at the 28th edition of the CIMG National Performance Awards in Accra.
While receiving the award, Mr Mitiku Asrat, Regional Director, Central and West Africa, said, “As a pan African airline, we are glad to serve our continent Africa; availing efficient network of connectivity; opening multiple routes and introducing the latest aviation systems and products to the continent.”
Genet Michael, Area Manager of Ethiopian Airlines in Ghana said, “The airline has received a lot of support from the passengers and dedicated the awards to them. We are happy that people are recognising the effort Ethiopian Airlines puts in to serve Ghana and its wonderful people.”
As the New Spirit of Africa, Ethiopian is a pride Pan-African carrier connecting the continent with the rest of the world via more than 100 international destinations all over the world and more than 55 in Africa.
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 100 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787, 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 seven business centers: Ethiopian Express & Ancillary Services; Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; ET In-flight Catering; and Ethiopian Ground Services. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.
For more information about this press release, please contact:
Mrs. Hanna Atnafu
Manager Corporate Communications, Ethiopian Airlines
Tel :( 251-1)517-89-07/656/165/913/529
Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam Group Chief Executive Officer