Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing, most profitable and a technology pioneer African airline, is pleased to announce that it has won SKYTRAX World Airline Award for Best Airline Staff in Africa, for the second time, on July 12, 2016 at Farnborough Airshow event held in Hampshire, England.
SkyTrax awards are solely based on customer survey and customer satisfaction measurement for their experience; from check-in to boarding, onboard comfort, cabin cleanness, food, beverages, inflight entertainment, staff service and associated travel items.
While receiving the award, Ethiopian Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked, “We are proud that SKYTRAX, the most reputed customer-service tracking organization in the airline industry, has recognized our service delivery for the second time. We thank SkyTrax for this recognition and make the pledge to our customers to work even harder to meet their high expectations. We also thank our valued customers for the strong vote of confidence in our services and for choosing ETHIOPIAN as their preferred travel partner. I also take this opportunity to thank and appreciate the hard work of my 12,000 strong men and women at The ETHIOPIAN family who have made the airline a global winner."
It is to be recalled that, Ethiopian has received in the past an accolade in the same category from SkyTrax. Ethiopian is above all a customer-focused Airline with global standard service and superior delivery through its hallmark Ethiopian flavored African hospitality.
Ethiopian is implementing a 15-year strategic plan, Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading Aviation Group in Africa offering its passengers’ international standard product with five star service delivery and which has a strong mission of ensuring being an airline of choice to its employees.
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 to 93 international 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 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 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