Ethiopian wins 'Africa’s Leading Airline' awards at SKYTRAX for sixth successive years

Ethiopian Named Africa’s Leading Airline at SKYTRAX 2023 Awards

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Airlines Group has been crowned with ‘The Best Airline in Africa’ title at the prestigious SKYTRAX 2023 World Airline Awards during the Paris Air Show on Tuesday.

This is for six year in row that Ethiopian Airlines has taken the top award as Africa’s favourite carrier home.

Mesfin Tasew, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO said he was “truly pleased by the top award that we received today at the admired” World Airline Awards.

“Crowned with Skytrax’s prestigious awards for several years in a row is a testimony of our consistency and commitment in delivering high quality services,” Mesfin said.

“We are very proud of the strong vote of confidence of our valued customers, and I would like to thank them and reaffirm that we will continue exceeding their expectations.”

The CEO has also extended his “sincere appreciate the hardworking Ethiopian Airlines’ families who strive round the clocks to keep the engines of our success run.”

The World Airline Awards referred to by media around the world as “the Oscars of the aviation industry” was introduced in 1999 to provide a customer satisfaction study that was truly global.

Travellers across the world vote in the largest airline passenger satisfaction survey to determine the award winners.

In the 2022/2023 survey, over 100 customer nationalities participated with more than 20 million eligible entries counted in the results. More than 325 airlines are featured in the final Award results.

“Ethiopian Airlines wins this top award as Africa’s favourite carrier for a sixth successive year,” Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax, said. “This level of consistency is a fabulous achievement for all the Ethiopian Airlines management and frontline staff.”

Ethiopian has amassed a plethora of awards this year including ‘Sustainable Cargo Airline of the Year -Africa’ at the 2023 Freight Week Sustainability Awards; ‘Outstanding Food Services by a Carrier’ at the 2023 PAX International Readership Awards; and ‘Best Overall in Africa Award’ at the 2023 APEX Passenger Choice Awards.

Ethiopian currently operates a passenger and cargo network of more than 150 domestic and international passenger and cargo destinations across five continents.