Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest cargo operator, has been awarded as “Fastest growing International Cargo Airline of the Year” at Air Cargo India International conference held in Mumbai on February 21, 2018.
The biennial awards ceremony was held in conjunction with the seventh edition of Air Cargo India exhibition and conference, recognizing cargo carriers with immense progress and leading innovations in the air freight industry while enhancing customer experience. The winners of the prestigious award were selected through online voting system by STAT Times readers.
Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said, “We are very honored by this prestigious award. Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics is one of the fastest growing strategic business units of the Ethiopian Airlines Group. In addition to the belly-hold cargo capacity that it avails to more than 110 international Destinations, It currently flies to 44 dedicated freighter destinations on 5 continents using 8 dedicated freighters including 6 wide-body ultra-modern Boeing B777-200LRF with another 4 on order and operates cutting-edge cargo terminals in Addis Ababa, our main hub, with a capacity to accommodate 1 million tons annually. Today, it transports around 400,000 tons cargo annually supporting Africa’s trade and economic growth. In line with our Vision 2025, we aim to double this figure to 800,000 tons annually and contribute our part to the economic renaissance of Africa in general and Ethiopia in particular.”
Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics is currently striving to be the most competitive and leading African cargo airline by providing safe, market driven and customer focused cargo, courier and mail transport services by 2025.