Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam acquiring the award from Philip Tozer-Pennington (remaining)

Ethiopian Airlines Team, the most significant airline team in Africa, is happy to announce that it has been identified as Center East and Africa Airline of the Yr 2017 by Airline Economics, the most significant aviation finance and leasing print publication in the planet, at a Gala Dinner held in Dubai on Oct three, 2017.

Winners in the Center East & Africa Aviation 100 Awards Class have been selected among the the airlines in the Center East and Africa by means of shopper study carried out by Airline Economics Journal. Ethiopian outperformed major airlines in the Center East and Africa to win this prestigious award.

Team CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked “It is a great honour to be identified as Airline of the Yr and to stand out from among the the major Center East and African carriers through a vote of the viewers of one particular of the most renowned aviation journals, Airline Economics. Whilst I am really satisfied by the various awards and recognitions that we have been acquiring from all corners of the planet, I am particularly impressed by this award since our extraordinary results and speedy progress in all elements of our company has little by little started out to posture us in a management posture outdoors the continent of Africa. I thank the leaders and the team at Airline Economics for the recognition. Likewise, I would like to thank our valued buyers for their continued vote of self-assurance and assist. I also thank our solid team of more than twelve,000 colleagues for their special determination and commitment to our beloved airline and our buyers. We are doing the job alongside one another to establish one particular of the most effective World Aviation Team by scaling up the unmatched and seamless connectivity of community among the Continent of Africa and the rest of the planet with more than 100 intercontinental places operated by the most modern-day and significantly less than 5 decades old airplanes on typical. Ethiopian Airlines Team is among the the really number of airlines in the planet which has shown management in equally of the most technologically highly developed airplanes in the planet nowadays which are the B-787 Dream liners and the Airbus A-350s’.” 

Philip Tozer-Pennington, Taking care of Director of Airline Economics and Aviation News Ltd, while presenting the awards on the evening, reported “Ethiopian Airlines is an African and an intercontinental airline results story. The airline is the crystal clear winner of the field votefor the most effective performing airline in the MEA location more than the past twelve months.I desire to congratulate Ethiopian Airlines on this extraordinary results.”

Ethiopian is multi award winning airline: SKYTRAX Environment Airline Award for Best Airline in Africa, Best Airline Personnel in Africa AFRAA- Best Airline in Africa – 5 decades in a row, Best Airline to Africa”, for a second calendar year in a row,  “Best Airline in Africa” by US Leading Traveler magazine Bombardier’s Airline Dependability Functionality Award for the 6th Yr in a Row Passenger Decision Awards for “Best Airline in Africa for the 3rd time in a row Superb Foodstuff Service by a Carrier in Africa by Pax Global Journal.


Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the swiftest growing Airline in Africa. In its seventy as well as decades of operation, Ethiopian has come to be one particular of the continent’s major carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational results.

Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the pan-African passenger and cargo community functioning the youngest and most modern-day fleet to more than 100 intercontinental passenger and cargo places across 5 continents. Ethiopian fleet consists of ultra-modern-day and environmentally friendly aircraft these as Airbus A350, Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin with an typical fleet age of 5 decades. In fact, Ethiopian is the initially airline in Africa to personal and operate these aircraft.

Ethiopian is currently utilizing a fifteen-calendar year strategic program named Vision 2025 that will see it come to be the major aviation team in Africa with 7 company facilities: Ethiopian Express & Ancillary Companies Ethiopian Global Companies Ethiopian Cargo Companies Ethiopian MRO Companies Ethiopian Aviation Academy ET In-flight Catering and Ethiopian Floor Companies. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an typical progress of 25% in the past 7 decades.

Resource: Ethiopian Airlines


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