Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopia’s flag carrier, won the Gold Award in the African Airline of the Year 2011/12 Award organized by the African Aviation News Portal.
The team at Ethiopian Airlines is pleased by the vote of confidence establishing its services as the leading airline on the African continent said Tewolde Gebremariam, Chief Executive Officer of the airline, in response to the award announcement.
Ethiopian Airlines received a majority of the votes cast by readers and fans of African Aviation to become the clear winner according to a statement issued by the airline.
The voting process was carried out online, at a poll set up at the African Aviation website, as well as various airline congress events and industry meetings attended by African Aviation officials.
A total of votes exceeding 20,000 were registered. Kenya Airways was awarded the Silver and Precision Air, Tanzania the Bronze in the same vote.
It is to be remembered that Ethiopia Airlines was the recipient of the Airline of the Year for 2010 Award, presented by the African Airlines Association, for recording strong financial achievement and consistent profitability.
Ethiopian was also named Africa’s profitable airline by Air Transport World and received the Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award in 2010.
Source: Ethiopian News Agency