Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Djibouti International Airport for the provision of sea-air and air-sea cargo transport of goods in East Africa.
The MoU was signed at Ethiopian Airlines headquarters on Monday, 22 April 2013, between Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian, and Mr. Mohamed Yacoub Mahamoud, General Manager of Djibouti International Airport.
“As the largest air cargo service provider in Africa, we are a serious player in moving trade, commerce and investment, which are the engines of fast economic development in the continent. The cooperation framework with our longtime partner, Djibouti airport, will enable us to offer new menu of choice, sea-air multimodal transport services, to our shippers, forwarders, and logistics providers in Africa”, said Tewolde, CEO of Ethiopian.
Ethiopian Airlines is the biggest cargo operator in Africa flying to 25 destinations across the globe with six dedicated freighters of which two are Boeing 777-200 LR Freighters. The B777-200LRF is the most technological advanced cargo aircraft with ability to connect any two points in the world carrying 103 tons of cargo with reduced fuel consumption and less emission.
- Ethiopian Airlines to resume Dreamliner flights (worldbulletin.net)
- Ethiopian Airlines launches flights to Ndola (daily-mail.co.zm)
- Ethiopian, Oman Air share routes (ghanabusinessnews.com)
- Tank Hunters! Two Brits go to East Africa in search of a Sherman (image heavy) (warhistoryonline.com)
- IOM Djibouti appeals for funds to aid vulnerable stranded migrants (newstimeafrica.com)
- Ethiopian set to be first airline to resume Dreamliner flights (businessdailyafrica.com)
- Ethiopian Airlines to Start Flying Dreamliner Again (voanews.com)
- Ethiopian Airlines readies grounded 787 for flight (komonews.com)