News Release Ethiopian Airlines
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tigrai Online March 22, 2013
The Ethiopian Aviation Academy has graduated 61 cabin crew and 38 marketing trainees at a ceremony held at the Ethiopian Airlines headquarters on Thursday 21st March 2013.
Ethiopian Airlines CEO, Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, gave out flight wings and diplomas to the graduates.
At the ceremony, Ato Tewolde said: “As part of our Vision 2025 of supporting the development of the aviation industry in Ethiopia and in Africa with the critical skilled personnel, we are building a premier aviation academy on the continent, which will have an annual admission capacity of 4,000 trainees by 2025 of which half will be third party admissions.”
The Ethiopian Aviation Academy was inaugurated in 1956 and has been providing trainings for pilots, maintenance technicians, cabin crew, marketing, and other aviation professionals for its own need and for other airlines. For your training needs and further information, please contact the Ethiopian Aviation Academy Administration through 0115-17-83-33 or visit our website www.ethiopianairlines.com.
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, made its maiden international flight to Cairo in 1946 and now the Airline provides dependable services to 70 international destinations spanning four continents.
Ethiopian is proud to be a Star Alliance Member. The Star Alliance network is the leading global airline network offering customers convenient worldwide reach and a smoother travel experience. The Star Alliance network offers more than 21,555 daily flights to 1,356 airports in 193 countries.
Ethiopian is a multi-award winner for its commitment and contributions towards the development and growth of the African aviation industry and in recognition of its distinguished long-haul operations enhanced by the introduction of new routes and products. Recently, Ethiopian won "Airline Reliability Performance Award" from the Bombardier Aerospace; "African Airline of the Year Award" from Air Transport Quarterly Magazine; "Transformation Award 2012" from Planet Africa Network; "International Diamond Prize for Excellence in Quality" from the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR). Also Captain Desta Zeru, Vice-President of Flight Operations, won "Africa Legend of Travel" award from African Travel Quarterly (ATQ) magazine; and Ethiopian Airlines CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam, won "African CEO of the year" from the African CEO Forum as well as "African Business Leader of the Year" award from the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA).
With its acquisition of and firm orders for several new modern fleet, the airline is well positioned to pursue aggressively the implementation of its 2025 strategic plan to become the leading aviation group in Africa.For more information about this press release, please contact: Manager PR & Publications Ethiopian Airlines Tel: (+251-11) 517-89-07, (+251-11) 517-81-65 Fax: (+251-11) 661-14-74 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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