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Ethiopian Airlines wins Best Airline in Africa award

Posted 17 July 2018 · Add Comment

Ethiopian Airlines has secured the top prize at the 2018 World Airline Awards being named the ‘Best Airline in Africa’ for the second time.

 

The award for ‘Best Airline in Africa’ was presented to Ethiopian Airlines at an award ceremony held at London’s iconic Langham Hotel today in recognition of its continued rapid growth, increased profitability and its outstanding contribution to aviation development in Africa.

Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines,  Tewolde GebreMariam said “We are thrilled to win the ‘African Airline of the Year Award for the second time. It is testimony to the continued hard work of our committed team and the successful implementation of our airlines fast, profitable and sustainable growth plan, Vision 2025. We are highly honoured to receive this recognition from SKYTRAX

Ethiopian currently serve 55 African cities, the largest network in the continent, connecting them with each other and to more than 110 international destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas using state of the art aircraft offering superior on-board aircraft such as the B787s and A350s.

Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax said: "Passengers have voted Ethiopian Airlines Africa's premier carrier for a second successive year and this is a simply fabulous achievement for the airline management and frontline staff."

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