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Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, has won "GMR-IGI Airport Business Partner Awards" as ‘Airline of the year – Africa’ for the 5th consecutive year in a row at an awards ceremony held at the Kingdom of Dreams, New Delhi on 21st July 2017.

The GMR IGI Awards have been institutionalized to recognize the achievements and inspiring entrepreneurial spirit of business partners within their respective field by "Raising the Standard of Excellence" and meeting the various demands of the increasing number of passengers the airport is attracting.


Mr. Tadesse Tilahun, Regional Director Indian subcontinent, remarked; “We are pleased to be recognized as Airline of the Year Africa for the fifth year in a row. The award is a testimony of our commitment to serve our Indian customers with a major focus on customer satisfaction while providing efficient network of connectivity using the youngest and latest fleet. Currently, we are operating 28 weekly passenger flights to India’s major cities, Mumbai and Delhi. Moreover, to further strengthen the growing trade and commercial ties between the booming economies of India and Africa at large, we had recently started weekly freighter operation to Ahmedabad, our fifth cargo destination in India. We wish to thank the GMR-IGI for the recognition and look forward to working with our stakeholders with better synergy to please our customers.”


Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline and has recently been recognized as the Best Airline in Africa by SKYTRAX; the most respected global air transport rating organization that conducts the world’s largest annual airline passenger satisfaction survey where customers make their own personal choices as to which airline they consider to be the best.






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