The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has announced Ethiopian Airlines as the winner of the 2018 Best Airlines in Africa Award for the 7th year in a row.
Ethiopian was awarded in recognition of its exceptional financial performance at the 50th high profile African Airline Association Annual General Assembly which took place in Rabat, Morocco, recently.
Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, remarks: “We are thrilled to win this prestigious award. In the last seven years we have been coming to AFRAA AGA and receiving this continental high-profile award every single year. We sincerely thank AFRAA and our sister African Airlines for the award. This award underscores the continuous efforts and hard work of Ethiopian employees who are highly committed for the extra ordinary success of our airline. This accolade also attests the soundness of our fast, profitable and sustainable growth plan, Vision 2025 and the associated business model.”
He adds: “Africa is registering rapid economic growth which holds a very strong future and I would like to remind my fellow industry partners, governments and all stakeholders that we all need to strategize on how we all can work together to capitalize on the opportunities arising from the business and investment boom in the continent and take the role of air connectivity to the next level. Most of all, we all need to synergize our strengths to realize the vision of creating a single and unified African Air Transport market.”