The Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to welcome the latest batches of 35 flight hostesses to the Ethiopian family on Tuesday, August 23, 2011.
At a graduation ceremony held at the airline’s headquarters, the Chief Operating Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Mesfin Tassew gave out diplomas and cabin crew wings to the graduates and achievement awards to top performing ones.
The trainees have passed through extensive classroom and on the job training on in-flight service delivery, customer awareness, grooming and emergency procedures which enable them offer the best Ethiopian hospitality, ensure customers' comfort and safety.
The recruitment and training process of cabin crew has now come to be a continuous and year round program as the airline grows faster and expands its route network worldwide.
Ethiopian Airlines, one of the most successful and leading airlines in Africa, made its maiden flight to Cairo in 1946. With the addition of new flight services to Milan, Ethiopian will provide dependable services to 63 international destinations spanning four continents.
Recently, Ethiopian received the 2011 “Airline Reliability Performace Award" from Bombardier aircraft manufacturer based in Canada. Besides, Ethiopian won the 2010 “Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award” for its outstanding performance at the Wire Kit Harness Manufacturing Plant. In 2009, Ethiopian scooped the “NEPAD Transport Infrastructure Excellence Award” and “Airline of the Year" award from the African Airlines Association (AFRAA). Ethiopian is also the first African carrier to win the 2008 Brussels Airport Company Award in recognition of its distinguished long haul operations witnessed through the introduction of new routes, new products, and close cooperation with Brussels Airport in marketing activities.