Ethiopian Airlines Chosen by Passengers as Best Airline in Africa


Ethiopian Airlines inaugurated a B737 service to Hargeisa airports newly extended 2.4km runwaySomalilandsun – Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has won the Passenger Choice Awards for “Best Regional Airline in Africa” on September 9, 2013 at a gala event held in Anaheim, California.

According to a press release issued by Ethiopian, the Passenger Choice Awards were created by the USA based Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) to give voice to airline passengers. APEX encompasses a network of professionals that are committed to providing an outstanding airline experience for passengers around the globe.

“I would like to thank our passengers for their resounding vote of confidence. This is a strong confirmation that Ethiopian has become an airline of choice by millions of customers. In our belief of continuous improvement, we will continue to expand our strong network of connectivity of 76 international destinations in five continents operated with one of the youngest and most modern fleet. We will enhance our award winning customer services flavored by Ethiopian Hospitality both on ground and in the air.

The award is also a recognition and an encouragement for all Ethiopian employees all over the world, who are working hard every day to make our Pan-African airline shine high in the sky. I thank them and call upon them to continue giving their best in the service of our passengers,” said Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian.

Ethiopian in-flight magazine, Selamta, was also a finalist among the five best worldwide airline magazines at the Passenger Choice Awards of 2013.