The Canadian Council on Africa congratulates its member, Ethiopian Airlines, on making history and launching its first all female flight crew. The intercontinental flight from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Bangkok, Thailand is the first flight in the company’s 70-year history where the whole crew was female.
In a press release disturbed by Ethiopian Airlines, Group Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam states:
“It is a great honor for us to have competent Women Aviation Professionals at Ethiopian in every aspect of the aviation field, which portrays Ethiopian as gender responsive organization that strives to pursue its underlying stance of being an equal opportunity employer. We are very proud of their achievements and contributions and it is our sincere belief that this will continue with an enhanced magnitude and passion to sustain Ethiopian on its fast growth trajectory.
Above all, this is an ample opportunity to inspire young African female students to believe in their dreams and embark to fill the skill gap for Aviation professionals.”
Vew the full press release here: http://www.ethiopianairlines.com/corporate/media/news/press-release