Ethiopian Airlines grabs African Airline of the Year Award
Ethiopian Airlines announced that it has won the African Aviation ‘African Airline of the Year’ Award for 2016 during the 25th Anniversary African Aviation Air Finance Africa Conference & Exhibition and African Aviation Summit held on May 11, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The award was presented to Ethiopian in recognition of its financial performance, fleet modernization, route network expansion, in-flight service, overall customer care and its contribution to aviation development in Africa.
Mesfin Tassew, Chief Operating Officer Ethiopian Airlines, said, “The airlines are pleased to win the ‘African Airline of the Year 2016 Award’. This award is recognition to the Ethiopian management and hard work of thousands of Ethiopian employees”.
“Ethiopian Airlines has excelled in the provision of technical services to African and non-African airlines and has contributed to the development of Aviation Human Resources for the African continent, particularly in the fields of aircraft maintenance, pilot and cabin crew training”, added Nick Fadugba, CEO African Aviation.