Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has been certified by ETA umweltmanagement Ltd., an independent environmental verifier, for establishing and maintaining environmental management system in compliance with the requirements of ISO 14001:2015.
Regarding the certificate, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines remarked: “We are very honored by the certification. The certification showcases our commitment to promote environmental sustainability and adhere to international standards of environmental management.We have managed to considerably lower carbon footprint with our eco-friendly products and operations both on the ground and in the air. Most importantly, under our 15 year strategic plan, Vision 2025, we have spent billions on new fuel efficient aircraft. We serve our customers organic food without extra packaging, employ waste-reduction programs and run a paperless industry, among other things, which speak much to our eco-consciousness. One of our carbon offsetting programs dubbed “Fly Greener Program” has augmented our effort to reduce Carbon dioxide in a credible and simple way.”
Being an eco-friendly airline, Ethiopian Airlines Group, has established an environment management system applicable to Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, Head Office, Maintenance Repair and Overhaul, Catering Services, Aviation Academy, Flight Operations, simulators and Equipment facility maintenance.
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 116 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.
For more information about this press release, please contact:
Mrs. Aniley Eshetu
A/Manager Corporate Communications, Ethiopian Airlines
Tel :( 251-1)517-89-07/656/165/913/529
Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam Group Chief Executive Officer