Ethiopian wins 2018 World Airline Awards for second year in row

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Africa’s leading airline group, Ethiopian Airlines has secured top prize at the 2018 World Airline Awards being named the ‘Best Airline in Africa’ for the second time.
The award for ‘Best Airline in Africa’ was presented to Ethiopian at an award ceremony held at London’s iconic Langham Hotel on July in recognition of its continued rapid growth, increased profitability and its outstanding contribution to aviation development in Africa.
Group CEO Ethiopian, Tewolde Gebremariam said “We are thrilled to win the ‘African Airline of the Year Award for the second time.
It is testimony to the continued hard work of our committed team and the successful implementation of our airlines fast, profitable and sustainable growth plan, Vision 2025. We are highly honoured to receive this recognition from SKYTRAX.”
Ethiopian currently serve 55 African cities, the largest network in the continent, connecting them with each other and to more than 110 international destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas using state of the art aircraft offering superior on-board aircraft such as the B787s and A350s.
Commenting on the Awards, Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax said: “Passengers have voted Ethiopian Airlines Africa’s premier carrier for a second successive year and this is a simply fabulous achievement for the airline management and frontline staff.”