Saturday, 10 October 2015

Airline Updates: Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Wins CAPA Aviation Award for Excellence

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest, fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, has won CAPA Airline of the Year Award, one of the top airline awards, at the 2015 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence, held on 7 October, 2015 in Helsinki as part of CAPA’s 2015 World Aviation Summit.


CAPA - Centre for Aviation (formerly the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation) is the leading provider of independent global expertise in aviation market intelligence, analysis and data services covering  worldwide developments. The CAPA awards for Excellence are independently researched by CAPA and Heidrick & Struggles and selected by an independent International panel of judges.

Ethiopian was selected by the judging panels for its ability to establish pan-African operations and thrive in an increasingly important emerging market; being the biggest standout strategically during the year and emerging as the leader in Africa with a pioneering strategy, which has the greatest impact on the development of the airline industry thereby establishing itself as a leader, providing a benchmark for others to follow.

Ethiopian Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam
receiving the award from CAPA Executive
Chairman Peter Harbison
Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, remarked while receiving the award at a gala dinner:

“I am humbled to be honored with this prestigious award of CAPA Airline of the Year which is a demonstration and recognition of our fast and continuous growth, outstanding performance and our Pan-African stance in bringing Africa together and closer to the world. I wish to thank CAPA and the panel of judges for recognizing our contribution in serving Africa and our contribution to the development of the African Aviation."

Ethiopian Airlines flies direct from Addis Ababa to Mahé Island, Seychelles. Mason's Travel is the designated GSA for Ethiopian Airlines in Seychelles.

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