Ethiopian Airlines wins multiple prestigious awards at SKYTRAX 2022 World Airline Awards, and moves 11 ranks up in the world’s top 100 Airlines. In a press release sent to 2merkato.com on 23 September 2023, Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa, expressed its pleasure in announcing that it had been named the winner of four awards at the SKYTRAX 2022 World Airline Awards, at a ceremony held in London on 23 September 2022.
Ethiopian has taken the crown for:
- Best Airline in Africa 2022 for 5 consecutive years,
- Best Business Class Airline in Africa 2022 for 4 consecutive years,
- Best Economy Class Airline in Africa 2022 for 4 consecutive years and
- Best Business Class Onboard Catering in Africa
Moving an incredible 11 ranks up, Ethiopian has also been placed 26th in the World's Top 100 Airlines for 2022 as voted by airline customers around the world.
Regarding the award Ethiopian group CEO, Mr. Mesfin Tasew remarked, “We are truly honored by the multiple prestigious awards that Ethiopian won today. It gives me great pleasure to witness such a rewarding event to the hard work Ethiopian Airlines employees and management team put in order to provide our valued passengers the best quality service. I would like to assure our customers and everyone who casted their votes in favor of Ethiopian that we will continue to provide a world class service tailored with African flavored Ethiopian hospitality. We managed to provide our service, unbeaten by the Covid19 pandemic, the greatest challenge for the aviation industry and we will keep pace, enhancing our level of service to an even better level along the way.”
The World Airline Awards are independent and impartial, introduced in 1999 to provide a customer satisfaction study that was truly global. Travelers across the world vote in the largest airline passenger satisfaction survey to decide the award winners. The awards are referred to by media around the world as “the Oscars of the aviation industry”.
Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seventy-five 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 130 international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents. Ethiopian’s fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787-8, Boeing 787-9, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-8, Freighter, Bombardier Dash 8-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of seven 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 units: Ethiopian International Services; Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services; Ethiopian MRO Services; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian ADD Hub Ground Services, Ethiopian Airports Services and Ethiopian Express Services (Domestic). Ethiopian is a multi-award-winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the seven years prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: A press release sent to 2merkato.com on 23 September 2022 by Ethiopian Airlines Group
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