Ethiopian Cargo Transports More than 95 Million Stems of Flowers for Valentine’s Season

Addis Ababa, Feb 19, 2021

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics services has transported 95,833,333 Million stems of flowers (4600 tons) from Nairobi and Addis Ababa in a two weeks’ time.

Ethiopian shipped 1,600 tons from Nairobi and 3,000 tons from Addis Ababa to Belgium, Cote d’Ivoire, Germany, Italy, UAE, the US, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and many more destinations through its vast global network.

Regarding the shipment, Mr. Fitsum Abady, Managing Director of Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services remarked, “We are glad to serve our global customers on the special occasion. We have been able to establish an effective cold chain which maintains flowers in a temperature-controlled environment throughout the transportation process and ensures efficient delivery to the intended destinations.’’

Operating modern and young fleet, Ethiopian Cargo and Logistic Services is known for the shipment of perishable goods through its ultra-modern temperature controlled facilities with optimum condition. It is to be recalled that Ethiopian had also been transporting necessary medical supplies globally, contributing to the global fight against COVID-19.

Ethiopia is the second top flower exporting country from Africa due to the support of Ethiopian Airlines latest cargo facility and largest network.

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About Ethiopian

 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 127 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 Seven business units: Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian ADD Hub Ground Services and Ethiopian Airports Services and Ethiopian Express Services (Domestic). Ethiopian is a multi-award-winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.




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