Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services Wins Best Cargo Airline –Africa Award from Air Cargo News
Air Cargo News is the leading source of cargo news, information, interviews of industry leaders, industry analysis and reports to the global airfreight industry. The “Cargo Airline of the Year” award from Air Cargo News is the most prestigious and highly respected award of recognition in the air cargo industry.
Regarding the award, Group Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked “We are truly honored to have received this prestigious award and the accolade is an endorsement of our dedication and our heavy investment in expanding our cargo services globally and a testimony to the leading role that Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services is playing to the socio- economic development in Africa and the rest of the world with safe, secure, dependable and competitive cargo and logistics services.’’
In line with its Vision 2025, Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services has built the largest cargo terminal in Africa with an annual capacity of around 1 million tons and delivers cargo services spanning across 44 international destinations in Africa, the Gulf, Middle East, Asia, North Americas, Latin America and Europe with its dedicated freighters of 11 B777F and 2 B738F as well as over 400 tons of daily belly capacity.
With a rapid growth trajectory, Ethiopian Cargo & Logistic Services provides industry- leading supply chain management catalyzing the import and export economies of African countries.
By 2025, Ethiopian Cargo & Logistic Services envisions to achieve an annual revenue of
2 billion dollars, annual uplift of 820,000 tons and serve 60 international freighter destinations with 19 dedicated freighters.
Notes to Editors:
Ethiopian Airlines is the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline. In its seventy plus years of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.
Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the Pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 120 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787-8, Boeing 787-9, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of five years. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft. Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with Six business centers: Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian ADD Hub Ground Services and Ethiopian Airports Services. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.
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