‘BEST BUSINESS CLASS IN AFRICA‘ AND ‘BEST ECONOMY CLASS IN AFRICA‘ SEES ETHIOPIAN TAKE ALL THREE KEY AFRICAN SKYTRAX AWARDS FOR 2018
(Posted 21st July 2018)
Ethiopian Airlines, at the sidelines of the just concluded Farnborough Air Show in Britain, won ‘Best Business Class in Africa 2018’, ‘Best Economy Class in Africa 2018’ and saw their position among Skytrax’s World’s Top 100 Airlines 2018 list rise, moving up from number 48 last year to 40 this year, as voted for by airline customers around the world.
Regarding the airline’s improved rank and the awards it won, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked, “We are glad to have been named the ‘Best Airline in Africa’, ‘Best Business class in Africa 2018’ and ‘Best Economy Class in Africa 2018’, which are determined based on the votes of travelers. The recognitions we received at SKYTRAX World Airline Award 2018 are all strong vote of confidence by our customers. As a customer focused and market driven airline, we will always strive to meet and exceed customers’ expectations through differentiated service delivery. I wish to take this opportunity to congratulate my colleagues at Ethiopian for their exceptional commitment and hard work to keep our airline flying high in the skies.”
Skytrax is the most respected global air transport rating organization that conducts the world’s largest annual airline passenger satisfaction survey where customers make their own personal choices as to which airline they consider to be the best.
Ethiopian now operates over 100 aircraft in service and has the widest network of any African airline across the continent and into the world.