Ethiopian Celebrates Graduation of 48 Cabin Crew - 03 July, 2009

Ethiopian today celebrated the graduation of 106th and 107th batches from its cabin crew training programme. The program highlights the airline’s continued commitment to delivering quality service with a strong emphasis on safety.

On the graduation ceremony held at Ethiopian Airlines headquarters on July 03, 2009, Mr. Girma Wake, Chief Executive Officer handed over diplomas and wings to the graduates. The graduates have taken basic classroom training, participated in safety drills and gone through rigorous on the job training to qualify them as cabin crew to serve on all the fleet types operated by Ethiopian Airlines.

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CEO of Ethiopian, Mr. Girma Wake, with the graduates

The newly graduated cabin crew will help Ethiopian in its mission to provide safe, reliable, efficient and courteous service, and also support the airline’s efforts to expand its network. All the new graduates are now looking forward to exciting new careers at Ethiopian.

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CEO of Ethiopian, Mr. Girma Wake, with the graduates

The recruitment and training of cabin crew is now a continuous year-round activity at Ethiopian Airlines as dictated by its continuous fleet and network expansion.

About Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines, one of the largest and fastest growing airlines in Africa, made its maiden flight to Cairo in 1946. With the recent service additions to Riyadh and Malabo, Ethiopian provides dependable services to 34 cities in Africa and to a total of 55 destinations world wide.

In August 2008, Ethiopian won the 2008 Corporate Achievement Award of Aviation & Allied Business for setting the pace towards the development and growth of the African aviation industry.

Ethiopian is also the first African carrier to win the 2008 Brussels Airport Company Award in recognition of its distinguished long haul operations witnessed through the introduction of new routes, new products, and close cooperation with Brussels Airport in marketing activities.

Ethiopian was the winner of the 2008 Best Airline in Africa Award at the African Travel Award in Lagos, Nigeria, for its excellent network and convenient connections in Africa.

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