Ethiopian voted “Best African Airline”at Arabian Travel Awards

BY: Seth J. Bokpe

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest aviation group, has been crowned “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel Awards 2018.

The second edition of Arabian Travel Awards, held in Dubai on Thursday.

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The Arabian Travel Awards recognise and encourage the talent in the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors under different categories including Airlines, Cruise companies, Hotels, Travel Technology Providers, Travel Insurance Facilitators, B2B Travel Portals, Travel Agents, Tour Operators and Holiday companies.

Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25 per cent in the past seven years.

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The winners of the award were determined based on the votes of travelers.

Mr Tewolde Gebre Mariam, the Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines said of the award, “We are honoured to have been voted the ‘Best African Airline’ at the Arabian Travel Awards 2018,a testimony that our product and services are meeting the high expectations of customers from the Middle East.

“In line with our long-term growth plan, Vision 2025, we will continue to invest in expanding our ultramodern fleet and global destinations ultimately creating even better connectivity options for travelers around the world in general and the Middle East in particular,” Mr Mariam added.

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Ethiopian currently flies to 12 destinations in the Middle East and thrice daily from Dubai with ultramodern aircraft, connecting travelers from the Middle East to over 60 destinations in Africa and over 115worldwide.

Ethiopian Airlines

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.