Ethiopian Airlines has won the Airline of the Year Award for the sixth consecutive year in a row, at the African Airlines Association’s (AFRAA) 49th Annual General Assembly which held, November 13, 2017, in Kigali, Rwanda.
The AFRAA annual awards recognize excellence in service delivery, innovation and competitiveness in airlines, individuals and service providers in the African aviation industry.
Ethiopian Airlines was chosen for its remarkable performance revealed through its exceptional profitability for the financial year ended June 2016, exemplary cooperation with other African carriers, cargo development in the continent, and significant expansion of its route network helping to connect Africa together and with the rest of the world.
“As a truly indigenous and home-grown Pan-African airline owned, managed and operated by Africans, we are highly honored to receive this recognition by fellow sisterly airlines in the continent for the 6th consecutive year,” said Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam.
It would be recalled that SKYTRAX, the most prestigious international air transport standards and quality rating organization, on November 8 , 2017, certified Ethiopian as Four Star Airline.