Ethiopian Airlines will be participating in the Freightweek Sustainability Awards 2023, to be held in Istanbul, Turkey. As a company that is dedicated to a sustainability excellence in the global air cargo industry; this nomination is very important to us.
Ethiopian Airlines won “Air Cargo Industry Customer Care Award 2022” for the second time in a row, in recognition of its excellence across a wide range of activities in the global air cargo industry. The award was given virtually during Air Cargo Weeks Award program held in Shanghai on June 15,2022. Qatar Cargo, Saudi Cargo, United Cargo and KLM Air Cargo were among the shortlist of the category.
Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest network operator, has transported more than 50 million test kits from South Korea to United States and Canada in the first quarter of 2022. Ethiopian operated 61 scheduled flights to transport the 3200 tons of time-sensitive kits directly to US and Canada.
Commenting on the milestone, Mr. Miretab Teklaye, Ethiopian Airlines Country Manager for South Korea said, “We are glad that we earned the trust and confidence of our customers to transport the highly sought after test kits of South Korea to the United States and Canada. Our schedule flexibility and operational excellence were absolutely essential to deliver these time-sensitive shipments on time to their final destinations. We are proud that we are contributing our share in fighting the pandemic”.
Addis Ababa, 08 March 2022
Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s best airline and winner of multiple global awards, has signed a strategic partnership agreement to jointly commence sea-air multimodal transportation with International Djibouti Industrial Park Operation (IDIPO) and Air Djibouti for an expeditious transportation of goods to Africa.
Based on the agreement, the cargo will be transported from China to Djibouti Free Zone by sea and will be uplifted by air from Djibouti International Airport.
Addis Ababa, 24 December 2021
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has received IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification as an airline and ground handling in December 2021. Ethiopian Airlines is the first airline in Africa to receive the CEIV pharma certification. Achieving this great milestone will further improve our goal in providing efficient & effective transportation of pharmaceuticals throughout our pharma network including Brussels, Shanghai, Johannesburg, Paris, Seoul, Lagos, Lusaka, Beijing, Hong Kong, Maastricht, Chicago & Addis Ababa.
Addis Ababa, 4 September 2021
Ethiopian Airlines Group has transported 50 million doses of vaccine to more than 28 countries across the globe and became the only African carrier to reach such a milestone playing crucial role during this difficult time.
Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, Africa’s largest cargo service provider, has successfully distributed the vaccines to different countries with its technologically equipped facility called ‘Pharma Wing’.
Addis Ababa, 15 July 2021
Ethiopian Airlines Cargo and Logistics Services and Liege Airport have announced that they have renewed their long standing partnership agreement until 2026. Liege Airport, Belgium’s largest cargo airport and the 6th largest cargo airport in Europe, will continue to be Ethiopian Airlines cargo hub serving as a freighter gateway between Africa and Europe for the next five years. Ethiopian Airlines Cargo and Logistics
Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest Pan-African airline, has become Africa’s top airline in passenger and freight traffic retaining its leadership position in the continent.
According to the African Airlines Association’s (AFRAA) report, Ethiopian has been ranked first by passenger and cargo traffic in 2020. Ethiopian carried 500 thousand tons of freight and 5.5 million passengers through its main hub, Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
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16 April 2021, Addis Ababa
Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s leading Airline, has transported 3.5 Million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Shanghai to São Paulo, Brazil, via Addis Ababa. The vaccine arrived in Brazil on Thursday, 15 April 2021. So far, Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has transported over 20 Million vaccines to more than 20 countries.
Addis Ababa, 31 March 2021
Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading Airline, has transported 1,056,000 doses of COVID-19vaccines in a single flight. Ethiopian transported the vaccine in 6 envirotainers from Beijing to Harare via Addis Ababa and arrived in Harare today 31st March 2021.
Addis Ababa 25 March 2021
On this day last year, Ethiopian Airlines operated its first cargo only service on a passenger aircraft with its Boeing B787-900. The flight departed on 25th of March 2020 from Addis Ababa to Kinshasa carrying more than 16 tons of much-needed PPE and other shipments inside the cabin and the belly of the aircraft.
Addis Ababa, Feb 19, 2021
Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics services has transported 95,833,333 Million stems of flowers (4600 tons) from Nairobi and Addis Ababa in a two weeks’ time.
Addis Ababa, Feb 17, 2021
Ethiopian Airlines, the multi-award winning and largest airline in Africa is pleased to announce that it has become one of the leading airlines in the world to have partnered with UNICEF to help secure the transport of vaccines and other life-saving supplies worldwide.