Ethiopian Graduates 107 Cabin Crew and Catering Professionals
December 10, 2016
Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest aviation academy in Africa, a full ICAO TRAINAIR PLUS Member designated as a Regional Center of Excellence and an IATA Authorized Global Training Center, is pleased to announce that it has graduated 107 Cabin Crew and Catering professionals as of December 10, 2016.
After giving diplomas and awards to the graduates, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked: “Ethiopian has managed to march ahead of today’s stiff global airline industry competition, and remain strong and profitable over the past decades due to the exceptional commitment and proficiency of its employees. I would like to encourage you all to carry on with this transcendent corporate culture and work ethic, and sustain the legacy of our proud 70 years of history and success. Moreover, Ethiopian technology leadership, owning the largest and most modern In-flight Catering Centre in Africa, and operating the youngest and most modern fleet in the industry, will clearly enhance your professional competence and make you ready for the next African Aviation development. Congratulations and welcome to the Ethiopian family.”
Since its inception in 1956, Ethiopian Aviation Academy has graduated aviation professionals in multiple skills and capacities: Pilots, Aircraft technicians, Cabin crew, Marketing, Catering professionals and others in the area of Ground operations and Management and Leadership courses. In the 2016 academic year alone, Ethiopian Aviation Academy has trained close to 1500 aviation professionals.
Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing airline in Africa. In its seven decades 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 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, and Bombardier Q-400 double cabin. Ethiopian was the first airline in Africa to own and operate each of 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 Domestic and Regional Airline; Ethiopian International Passenger Airline; Ethiopian Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering Services; and Ethiopian Ground Service. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average annual growth of 25% in the past seven years.
For more information about this press release, please contact:
Mrs. Hanna Atnafu
Manager Corporate Communications
Tel: (251-1) 517-89-07/656/165/913/529
Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam Group Chief Executive Officer