Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, is pleased to announce that it will offer four daily services to Nairobi with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior, starting from 1 June 2014.
Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, said: “We are very pleased to increase our flights to Nairobi from twice daily to four times a day. Nairobi holds a special historical significance for Ethiopian. We have been flying to the city since 1947, almost since the establishment of the airline. Today, Ethiopia and Kenya are registering fast economic growth and are strengthening their economic cooperation with increased trade ties and infrastructure connections. Ethiopian is playing its part in enabling greater investment, trade and business ties between the two countries by availing critically essential air connectivity.”
Ethiopian is a global Pan-African carrier currently serving 81 international destinations across 5 continents with over 200 daily flights and is using the latest technology aircraft such as the B787s, B777s and B737s New Generation with Sky Interior. It was recognized for its outstanding customer service by the leading global customer service rating organizations such as SKTRAX and Passenger Choice.
Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its operations in the past close to seven decades, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.
Ethiopian commands the lion share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 80 international destinations across five continents.
Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as the Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200LR Freighter and Bombardier Q-400 with double cabin. 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 seven business centers: Ethiopian Domestic and Regional Airline; Ethiopian International Passenger Airline; Ethiopian Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering Services; and Ethiopian Ground Service. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.
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