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  • Ethiopian Airlines transports over 50 Million COVID-19 test kits from South Korea
    Ethiopian Airlines transports over 50 Million COVID-19 test kits from South Korea
    May 6, 2022, 12:01 PM

    Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest network operator, has transported more than 50 million test kits from South Korea to United States and Canada in the first quarter of 2022. Ethiopian operated 61 scheduled flights to transport the 3200 tons of time-sensitive kits directly to US and Canada.

    Commenting on the milestone, Mr. Miretab Teklaye, Ethiopian Airlines Country Manager for South Korea said, “We are glad that we earned the trust and confidence of our customers to transport the highly sought after test kits of South Korea to the United States and Canada. Our schedule flexibility and operational excellence were absolutely essential to deliver these time-sensitive shipments on time to their final destinations. We are proud that we are contributing our share in fighting the pandemic”.

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  • Ethiopian Inks Partnership Agreement with International Djibouti Industrial Park Operation and Air Djibouti for Sea - Air Transport
    Ethiopian Inks Partnership Agreement with International Djibouti Industrial Park Operation and Air Djibouti for Sea - Air Transport
    Mar 9, 2022, 06:55 AM

    Addis Ababa, 08 March 2022

    Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s best airline and winner of multiple global awards, has signed a strategic partnership agreement to jointly commence sea-air multimodal transportation with International Djibouti Industrial Park Operation (IDIPO) and Air Djibouti for an expeditious transportation of goods to Africa.

    Based on the agreement, the cargo will be transported from China to Djibouti Free Zone by sea and will be uplifted by air from Djibouti International Airport.

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  • Ethiopian Receives IATA’s Certificate of Excellence in Logistics (CEIV Pharma)
    Ethiopian Receives IATA’s Certificate of Excellence in Logistics (CEIV Pharma)
    Dec 25, 2021, 05:54 AM

    Addis Ababa, 24 December 2021

    Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has received IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification as an airline and ground handling in December 2021. Ethiopian Airlines is the first airline in Africa to receive the CEIV pharma certification. Achieving this great milestone will further improve our goal in providing efficient & effective transportation of pharmaceuticals throughout our pharma network including Brussels, Shanghai, Johannesburg, Paris, Seoul, Lagos, Lusaka, Beijing, Hong Kong, Maastricht, Chicago & Addis Ababa.

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  • Ethiopian COVID-19 Vaccine Airlift Exceeds 50 Million Doses
    Ethiopian COVID-19 Vaccine Airlift Exceeds 50 Million Doses
    Sep 7, 2021, 08:45 AM

    Addis Ababa, 4 September 2021

    Ethiopian Airlines Group has transported 50 million doses of vaccine to more than 28 countries across the globe and became the only African carrier to reach such a milestone playing crucial role during this difficult time.

    Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, Africa’s largest cargo service provider, has successfully distributed the vaccines to different countries with its technologically equipped facility called ‘Pharma Wing’.

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  • Ethiopian Airlines and Liege Airport Extend Long Standing Partnership
    Ethiopian Airlines and Liege Airport Extend Long Standing Partnership
    Jul 19, 2021, 04:39 AM

    Addis Ababa, 15 July 2021

    Ethiopian Airlines Cargo and Logistics Services and Liege Airport have announced that they have renewed their long standing partnership agreement until 2026. Liege Airport, Belgium’s largest cargo airport and the 6th largest cargo airport in Europe, will continue to be Ethiopian Airlines cargo hub serving as a freighter gateway between Africa and Europe for the next five years. Ethiopian Airlines Cargo and Logistics

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  • Ethiopian Continues to Lead Africa in Passenger and Freight Traffic during the COVID Crisis
    Ethiopian Continues to Lead Africa in Passenger and Freight Traffic during the COVID Crisis
    Jul 9, 2021, 11:46 AM

    Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest Pan-African airline, has become Africa’s top airline in passenger and freight traffic retaining its leadership position in the continent.

    According to the African Airlines Association’s (AFRAA) report, Ethiopian has been ranked first by passenger and cargo traffic in 2020. Ethiopian carried 500 thousand tons of freight and 5.5 million passengers through its main hub, Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

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  • Ethiopian Cargo Launches Trans-Pacific Cargo Flight Services, Incheon to Atlanta via Anchorage
    Ethiopian Cargo Launches Trans-Pacific Cargo Flight Services, Incheon to Atlanta via Anchorage
    Jul 6, 2021, 08:21 AM

    Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, the Largest Cargo Network Operator in Africa, has launched Trans-Pacific routes, extending from Incheon to Atlanta via Anchorage effective...

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  • Ethiopian Airlines Transports Vaccine to São Paulo, Brazil
    Ethiopian Airlines Transports Vaccine to São Paulo, Brazil
    Apr 19, 2021, 05:06 AM

    16 April 2021, Addis Ababa

    Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s leading Airline, has transported 3.5 Million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Shanghai to São Paulo, Brazil, via Addis Ababa. The vaccine arrived in Brazil on Thursday, 15 April 2021. So far, Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has transported over 20 Million vaccines to more than 20 countries.

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  • Ethiopian Transports More Than One Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses from Beijing to Harare
    Ethiopian Transports More Than One Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses from Beijing to Harare
    Apr 8, 2021, 08:53 AM

    Addis Ababa, 31 March 2021

    Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading Airline, has transported 1,056,000 doses of COVID-19vaccines in a single flight. Ethiopian transported the vaccine in 6 envirotainers from Beijing to Harare via Addis Ababa and arrived in Harare today 31st March 2021.

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  • Ethiopian Marks One Year Since the First Preighter Operation on Passenger Aircraft
    Ethiopian Marks One Year Since the First Preighter Operation on Passenger Aircraft
    Mar 25, 2021, 12:49 PM

    Addis Ababa 25 March 2021

    On this day last year, Ethiopian Airlines operated its first cargo only service on a passenger aircraft with its Boeing B787-900. The flight departed on 25th of March 2020 from Addis Ababa to Kinshasa carrying more than 16 tons of much-needed PPE and other shipments inside the cabin and the belly of the aircraft.

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  • Ethiopian Cargo Transports More than 95 Million Stems of Flowers for Valentine’s Season
    Ethiopian Cargo Transports More than 95 Million Stems of Flowers for Valentine’s Season
    Feb 23, 2021, 12:55 PM

    Addis Ababa, Feb 19, 2021

    Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics services has transported 95,833,333 Million stems of flowers (4600 tons) from Nairobi and Addis Ababa in a two weeks’ time.

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  • Ethiopian Partners with UNICEF for Global VaccineDistribution
    Ethiopian Partners with UNICEF for Global VaccineDistribution
    Feb 18, 2021, 09:31 AM

    Addis Ababa, Feb 17, 2021

    Ethiopian Airlines, the multi-award winning and largest airline in Africa is pleased to announce that it has become one of the leading airlines in the world to have partnered with UNICEF to help secure the transport of vaccines and other life-saving supplies worldwide. 

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  • Ethiopian Wins ‘International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year’ Award.
    Ethiopian Wins ‘International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year’ Award.
    Jun 12, 2020, 13:14 PM
    Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, Africa’s largest network cargo operator and multi-award winner, has won the ‘International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year’ Award at...
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  • Ethiopian Join COVID 19 Relief Efforts to Africa
    Ethiopian Join COVID 19 Relief Efforts to Africa
    Jun 12, 2020, 13:11 PM
    Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, Africa’s largest cargo operator,  is transporting emergency medical supplies from Jack Ma, the founder of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba...
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  • Ethiopian Cargo Recalibrates Its Operations in the Wake of COVID-19
    Ethiopian Cargo Recalibrates Its Operations in the Wake of COVID-19
    Jun 12, 2020, 13:07 PM
    Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, the multiple award-winning and largest cargo network operator in Africa, is adapting its operations to the evolving global demand for air cargo...
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  • Ethiopian Cargo Deploys Its Advanced Pharma Wing in the Global Fight Against the COVID-19
    Ethiopian Cargo Deploys Its Advanced Pharma Wing in the Global Fight Against the COVID-19
    Jun 12, 2020, 13:04 PM
    In response to the growing demand for air cargo services following the spread of COVID- 19, Ethiopian has been deploying its massive cargo capacity to facilitate the ...
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  • Ethiopian Finalizes Distribution of Jack Ma’s 2nd Round Donation to Africa
    Ethiopian Finalizes Distribution of Jack Ma’s 2nd Round Donation to Africa
    Jun 12, 2020, 07:48 AM
    Ethiopian Airlines completed the flight and delivery of the second round shipments of life saving medical supplies to fight COVID-19 donated by Jack Ma to all African countries.
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  • Ethiopian Brings Convenience to Cargo Customers through Digitized Service
    Ethiopian Brings Convenience to Cargo Customers through Digitized Service
    Jun 12, 2020, 07:46 AM
    Ethiopian Airlines, the Largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, introduced a mobile app and chatbot-assisted shipment tracking ...
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