CCAFRICA CONGRATULATES ITS MEMBER ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES ON THEIR FIFTH YEAR OF DIRECT FLIGHTS BETWEEN TORONTO AND AFRICA.
The Canadian Council on Africa (CCAfrica) was pleased to participate at the Ethiopian Airlines five-year anniversary reception on Thursday September 21st. Mr. Nola Kianza, President, and CEO, and Mr. Chris Kianza, Vice-President represented CCAfrica at this wonderful event. We invite you to read the press release below.
Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest airline in Africa, marked five years of successful service to Toronto, Canada.
Gracing the anniversary event, VP Marketing Ethiopian Airlines Group, Mrs. Rahel Assefa: said, “We are glad to mark Ethiopian five years of successful service to Toronto, Canada, our 5th gateway to the Americas. In a historic coincidence, this momentous occasion has matched with the timing we augmented our weekly scheduled services to five times a week; currently operated with our game changing fleet, B787. We owe this glittering success to the continued patronage of our esteemed customers and the support of the Canadian Government. As the route has played great roles in further bonding economic, cultural and bilateral cooperation between Canada and the continent of Africa, we shall thrive to work harder to mark many more successful years ahead. “
Ethiopian launched its maiden flight to Canada in 2012; efficiently connecting the continent of Africa with Canada, Toronto with a direct flight.
To get more pictures of the event on: https://www.ethiopianairlines.com/corporate/media/media-relations/photo-gallery/photo-gallery-detail/116
Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seventy plus years of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.
Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 100 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of five years. 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 Express & Ancillary Services; Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; ET In-flight Catering; and Ethiopian Ground Services. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.
For more information about this press release, please contact:
Mrs. Hanna Atnafu
Manager Corporate Communications, Ethiopian Airlines