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Ethiopian Airlines wins The Rising Star Carrier of the Year Award on Payload Asia Awards

Posted 21 October 2015 · Add Comment

Ethiopian Airlines won “The Rising Star Carrier of the Year Award” on Payload Asia Awards 2015 on a gala dinner attended by more than 250 members of the air cargo fraternity from around the globe on October 15, in Singapore.

Payload Asia 2015 is aimed at Celebrating Excellence in the Air Cargo Industry and Ethiopian Airlines has won on both Industry and Customer Choice Awards where over 76 companies were nominated with over 18,000 online votes cast for 22 awards in the Customer Choice Awards. All results, both on Customer and Industry Choice, were audited by independent auditing firm.

Fitsum Abady, MD Ethiopian Cargo Services, remarked while receiving the award, “It is a great honour to receive ‘The Rising Star Carrier of the Year Award’. This recognition is a testimony of our continuous effort to best meet the high expectation of our customers and I take this opportunity to thank our Cargo team for their hard work and our Global Cargo Customers and the executive management for their consistent support.

“As one of the four pillars of our vision 2025 strategic road map, we have been investing millions of dollars on our Ethiopian Cargo Services. We operate the best freighter aircraft in the world, the B777-200 LR freighters; expanding our cargo destinations across the globe; building one of the largest cargo terminals in the world with 1.2 million annual capacity; and automating our entire cargo business process with one of the best Cargo IT systems (SITA Champ Cargo Spot) with the aim of providing one of the most efficient air cargo services within, to and from Africa."

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