Press Release


Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that in addition to being honored as the ‘Best Airline in Africa’, it has won Best Business class in Africa 2018’, ‘Best Economy Class in Africa 2018’ and topped among Skytrax’s World’s Top 100 Airlines 2018 list, moving up from number 48 last year to 40, as voted for by airline customers around the world.

Ethiopian Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam along with Ethiopian Employees at Skytrax World Awards 2018

Regarding the airline’s improved rank and the awards it won, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked, “We are glad to have been named the ‘Best Airline in Africa’, ‘Best Business class in Africa 2018’ and ‘Best Economy Class in Africa 2018’, which are determined based on the votes of travelers. The recognitions we received at SKYTRAX World Airline Award 2018 are all strong vote of confidence by our customers. As a customer focused and market driven airline, we will always strive to meet and exceed customers’ expectations through differentiated service delivery. I wish to take this opportunity to congratulate my colleagues at Ethiopian for their exceptional commitment and hard work to keep our airline flying high in the skies.”

Skytrax is 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.

Ethiopian Airlines is a multi-award winning airline and has previously received SKYTRAX World Airline Award for Best Airline Staff in Africa, two times.

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 110 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 eight business centers: Ethiopian Regional Services; Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering; Ethiopian Ground Services and Ethiopian Airports 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. Aniley Eshetu

A/Manager Corporate Communications, Ethiopian Airlines

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

CorporateCommunication@ethiopianairlines.com

www.ethiopianairlines.com

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