Ethiopian Airlines plans as of June 2014 from Addis Ababa to Vienna and then to fly to Stockholm wrote Vienna online and other news agencies in Austria. Abugidawien investigated some background history.
The Ethiopian Airlines which is a Star Alliance member since December 2011 will fly to Vienna and then fly to Stockholm in summer 2014. Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable Airline in Africa.
Ethiopian Airlines (የኢትዮጵያ አየር መንገድ;), state owned airlines was founded on 21 December 1945 and commenced operations on 8 April 1946, expanding to international flights in 1951. The firm became a share company in 1965. Ethiopian has been a member of the International Air Transport Association since 1959 and of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) since 1968.
Its hub and headquarters are at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, from where it serves a network of 80 passenger destinations —16 of them domestic— and 17 freighter ones. Ethiopian flies to more destinations in Africa than any other carrier. It is one of the fastest-growing companies in the industry, and is among the largest on the African continent. It is also one of the few profitable airlines in the Sub-Saharan region. The airline’s cargo division was awarded The African Cargo Airline of the Year in early 2011.
The Ethiopian Airlines has 62 aircraft in its fleet, including 13 Boeing 737 new-generation planes and five 787 Dreamliners and wants to increase its stable in part to replace older Boeing 767s on lease and to expand across the globe. (D.Alemu) Read more : Vienna online, Bloomberg, ORF
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