ADDIS ABEBA – Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, the Largest Cargo Network Operator in Africa, said on Friday that it has launched Trans-Pacific routes, extending from Incheon to Atlanta via Anchorage effective 09 Nov 2020.
Ethiopian operates B777-200F, one of the most technologically advanced aircraft on the route, offering a freight service to its cargo forwarding customers worldwide, according to the Airlines.
Regarding the new service, Ethiopian Group CEO, Tewolde GebreMariam, said: “We are delighted to have launched our newest freighter service to our Cargo Forwarder customers worldwide, extending from Incheon to Atlanta via Anchorage in the current global pandemic crisis where speed in the supply chain management is highly required to deliver urgently required goods”.
“Our new cargo service will cut total air transport time significantly between Asia Pacific and North America facilitating fast and efficient global trade,” he added.
Ethiopian Airlines has been a key enabler in the global effort to conquer COVID-19 by facilitating the shipment of life-saving medical supplies to different parts of the world.
Housed within the largest trans-shipment terminal in Africa, the state-of-the-art Pharma Wing of Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services, has been central to the airline’s effective handling and shipping of medical supplies across the world, said officials of the Airlines.
Furthermore, they said Ethiopian is “in full readiness” with all its required capabilities for the distribution of potential COVID-19 vaccine during the forthcoming global distribution.