Ethiopian Airlines inks cargo services deal with Djibouti Airport
Ethiopian Airlines has 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’s headquarters Monday, April 22, 2013 between Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian, and Mr. Mohamed Yacoub Mahamoud, General Manager of Djibouti International Airport.
According to Ethiopian, the new deal with Djibouti Airport, offers new menu of choice, sea-air multimodal transport services, to shippers, forwarders, and logistics providers in Africa.
““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 in a statement.
Ethiopian Airlines is the largest 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, the airline says.
By Ekow Quandzie
SHAME SHAME SHAME TO GHANA AIRWAYS EVERY USELESS INDIVIDUALS WHO SAW UNACCOUNTABLE, FAILURE AS WELL CORRUPT MENTALITY OF THIS CORPORATION DAY IN AND DAY OUT. ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES IS RUN AS A BUSINESS NOT GIRLFRIEND, FAMILY FREE CHARTER. USELESS GHANAIAN LEADERS WHO WERE ALSO PART OF THE RUNDOWN OF THIS CORPORATION. I BET YOU YOU WILL FIND GHANAIANS WORKING WITH ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES BUT IN A DISCIPLINE MANNER NOT LIKE THEY USE TO WORK FOR GHANA AIRWAYS- SUCH SLAVE MENTALITY HAVE TO GO ELSE THIS COUNTRY GHANA WILL CONTINUE TO LOOK BE THE SAME WITH FOOLISHNESS SUCH AS THESE WITHOUT ANY VISION OR LEGACY.