Ethiopian Airlines, the largest, fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as “Best Airline to Africa”, for a second year in a row, and “Best Airline in Africa” by one of the most prominent travel magazines in the United States, Premier Traveler, at a ceremony held on 10 December 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
Ethiopian Group CEO, Tewolde GebreMariam, said: “I am very pleased to receive these awards on behalf of the more than 9,000 strong men and women colleagues at Ethiopian Airlines and I congratulate them for this achievement. I would like to extend my thanks and appreciation to Premier Traveler Magazine for the recognition. We attach special importance to these awards since the readers of the Premier Traveler Magazine in the U.S. have voted Ethiopian Airlines as Best airline to Africa, for the second consecutive year, and Best Airline in Africa. I wish to thank them for this vote of confidence, which once again reaffirms the quality of the service and product we offer. We currently offer the best connectivity options for the travelling public between Africa and North America with direct flights to/from our three main gateways Washington D.C., Los Angeles and Toronto using the ultra-modern B777s and B787s, connecting to more than 53 destinations African destinations.
The awards will re-energize us all at Ethiopian to exert more efforts to expand further connectivity between Africa and North America which is driving fast growth in trade, investment and tourism relations between the two continents.”
Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline, including the APEX Passenger Choice Award, the most extensive survey of passengers in the industry, CAPA Airline of the Year Award, AFRAA Airline of the year award, for the fourth year in a row, are few to mention.
Ethiopian is a Pan-African global carrier operating the youngest fleet in the continent with an average of less than 5 years and currently serving 91 international destinations across 5 continents with over 230 daily departures.