Ethiopian Marks Its 78th Anniversary with Special Flight to Cairo

Addis Ababa: Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s largest airline group, has marked its 78th anniversary, highlighting a legacy of resilience and innovation since 1946.

In connection with its 78th anniversary, the Ethiopian Airlines has made a special flight to Cairo, Egypt, according to the press release from the airlines.

Serving passengers on this special flight to Cairo is not just a tribute to our first international service but a reaffirmation of our commitment to the ethos of servant leadership, the release said.

Group Chief Executive Officer Mesfin Tassew and Chief Commercial Officer Lemma Yadecha accompanied the crew on a flight to Cairo, marking the airline’s inaugural international service.

Their involvement extended beyond in-flight duties, as they also provided assistance to passengers during check-in and boarding processes, ensuring a seamless travel experience.

Regarding the occasion, Group CEO Mesfin said this event symbolizes our unwavering commitment to our passengers and our belief that
true leadership lies in serving others first.

“From our humble beginning back in 1946, we’ve come to be the aviation giant in Africa that we are now, pioneering African aviation with many first aviation innovation introductions to Africa along the way. As we are maturing beautifully, our commitment only gets stronger,’ he said.

In line with values of Ethiopian Airlines community engagement, passengers received Seasons Greeting Packages and Happy Fasting Messages, reflecting the airline’s respect for diverse traditions, it was learned.

The packages included a postcard commemorating the anniversary, serving as a tangible reminder of the airline’s enduring legacy.

On his part, Ethiopian Airlines Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Lemma Yadecha said: ‘Our mission extends beyond transportation. We strive to foster a sense of unity and belongingness among our passengers, regardless of their background or belief.’

The officer added the anniversary is a celebration of unity and diversity.

By stepping into the roles
of our dedicated ground and flight crew, we honor every individual who has been part of our story. Our service today is a promise of continued service excellence for all our passengers.

In a remarkable display of commitment, all executives at Ethiopian Airlines, have taken a hands-on approach to service, personally attending to the needs of our valued customers, he added.

This initiative underscores the airline’s ethos of servant leadership and its dedication to providing an exceptional travel experience.

Celebrating its 78th anniversary, Ethiopian Airlines, a pioneer in aviation, continues to set industry standards with its commitment to innovation, safety, and customer satisfaction.

Upholding its mission to bridge Africa with the world, Ethiopian Airlines remains dedicated to enhancing passenger experience, as evidenced by its consideration to offer complimentary Wi-Fi to Cairo-bound travelers.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency