Ethiopian Cargo Adds Casablanca As Its 35th Freighter Destination In Africa

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Africa’s cargo network operator, Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services has “commenced a freighter service to Casablanca, Morocco marking 35 in its number of freighter destinations served in Africa.” Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Mesfin Tasew said: “The new service opens a new chapter as it is our maiden venture into the Maghreb region” and “increases our total African freighter destinations to 35 and boosts our commitment to delivering reliable and efficient services.” The freighter service to Casablanca is operated using the airline’s Boeing 777-200F cargo aircraft which has payload capacity of more than 100 tons according to the airline.

ET says the Cargo and Logistics Services, one of the major strategic business units within the Ethiopian Airlines Group, “currently covers more than 135 international destinations around the world with both belly-hold capacity and 68 dedicated freighter services, deploying more than 145 airplanes, including 17 dedicated freighter aircraft, showcasing its operations connecting five continents, and highlighting its role as a business and investment enabler. It runs a modern warehouse facility that has 1.15 million tons of storage capacity and just completed the construction of an ultramodern e-commerce warehouse with a capacity of 150,000 tons, which is dedicated to mail, couriers, and e-commerce goods. These fully automated state-of-the-art facilities are equipped with advanced transfer vehicles, sorting machines, and the latest technology system to provide a temperature-controlled environment for dry, perishable, and pharmaceutical shipments.”

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