Ethiopian Airlines takes delivery of 8th freighter Featured

Written by  Nov 17, 2018

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services has taken delivery of its 8th B777 freighter aircraft in its cargo fleet family at its home base at Bole International Airport.

Maintaining its trajectory of rapid growth and expansion in the global cargo industry, Ethiopian Airlines and Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, play a critical role in providing global standard supply chain management in facilitating import and export economies of African countries.

Regarding the delivery of the new freighter, Ethiopian Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said: “We are very delighted to welcome our 8th B777 freighter aircraft. The new aircraft will help us bolster our leading role in cargo operation in Africa and beyond, further expanding our commendable contribution in boosting the continent’s airfreight export/import traffic as laid out in our Vision 2025.

“As the largest cargo operator in Africa, we are currently serving over 44 international dedicated Freighter destinations in Africa, the Gulf, Middle East, Asia, the Americas and Europe, augmenting the export of perishable farm products from the continent of Africa and the import of high-value industrial goods. With more freighters on order, we are set to consolidate our role in availing much-needed airfreight service within Africa and beyond, further catalysing the continent’s economic growth.”

 

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