Addis Ababa July 19/2018 Ethiopian Airlines is named the “Best Airline in Africa” for the second year in a row at the 2018 World Airline Awards, African Aerospace Online reported.
The award was presented to Ethiopian Airlines at an award ceremony held in London’s Langham Hotel yesterday in recognition of its continued rapid growth, increased profitability and outstanding contribution to aviation development in Africa.
Ethiopian Group CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam was quoted as saying that “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 honored to receive this recognition from SKYTRAX.”
Ethiopian currently serves 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.
Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax said on the occasion: “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.”