ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Airlines has won the ‘International Air Cargo Marketer of the Year’ Award at the 2020 STAT International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo which was held from 25 to 27 February, 2020 in Mumbai, India.
Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services won the award for its valuable contribution to the air cargo industry in a highly competitive and one of the fastest-growing markets in the world, according to a statement the airlines sent to The Monitor.
Ethiopian Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam, said the airlines and its workers are honored to have won the award “which bears testimony to our leading cargo and logistics services in Africa and different parts of the world”.
It catalyzes the multi-faceted growth in all the regions Ethiopian airlines serve, the CEO said.
“We have been investing heavily in facilities and freighters which enabled us to continuously expand our services and deliver safe, secure, dependable and competitive cargo and logistics services worldwide,” he said. “The award will spur us to further excel in our operations.”
Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services has built the largest cargo terminal in Africa with a capacity of close to 1 million tons annually.
It delivers cargo services spanning across 57 international destinations in Africa, the Gulf, Middle East, Asia, North Americas, Latin America and Europe with 10 B777F and two B737F aircrafts.
In the 2018/19 fiscal year, Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services uplifted a total of 432,417,404 kg cargo.