Press Release

Malkia Strikers, Kenyan National Women Volleyball team, has traveled aboard Ethiopian Airlines to Cameroon, Doula to attend the 2017 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Ethiopian is pleased to have the opportunity to serve the Kenyan National Women Volleyball team on-board its flight from Nairobi to Doula with the latest New Generation B737-800 and the most modern game changing fleet, B787 respectively.


Ethiopian Airlines Area Manager in Kenya, Mr. Yilma Goshu, said: “We are delighted that we have been given the opportunity to serve the National Team. We always strive to offer our customers the best value proposition and differentiated services with our unique African flavored Ethiopian hospitality. Living its motto of bringing Africa together and beyond, Ethiopian has created a missing link through its vast intra African network to 55 cities and more than 100 international destinations in five continents; with daily and more flights, with a minimum layover in Addis Ababa. At last I would like to thank the team for choosing to fly with Ethiopian and congratulate them on their achievement”

Currently Ethiopian operates 35 weekly flights to Kenya; four times a day to Nairobi and daily to Mombasa.

About Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. 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 100 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787, 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 seven business centers: Ethiopian Express & Ancillary Services; Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; ET In-flight Catering; and Ethiopian Ground Services. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.

For more information about this press release, please contact:

Mrs. Hanna Atnafu

Manager Corporate Communications, Ethiopian Airlines

Tel :( 251-1)517-89-07/656/165/913/529 

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