Saturday, March 12, 2011

Ethiopian Airlines Cargo has won the African Cargo Airline of the Year Award for 2011.

The award, organised by the STAT Trade Times, was awarded at the Air Cargo Africa 2011 Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya, on February 24, 201, according to a press release published by the airline.

ET was nominated worldwide by readers of the STAT Trade Times, a monthly publication dedicated to covering the aviation, tourism, shipping, and transport industries, globally.

Ethiopian Airlines has won different prizes, including the NEPAD Transport Infrastructure Excellence Award from the African Airlines Association, in 2009, and the Corporate Achievement Award of Aviation & Allied Business, in 2008, for setting the pace in the development and growth of the African aviation industry. In the same year, it also won the Brussels Airport Company Award for the introduction of new routes and products as well as close cooperation with Brussels Airport in marketing activities.

ET made its maiden flight to Cairo 60 years ago and now flies to more than 39 cities in Africa, and a total of 60 worldwide.