Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Cargo Delivers 250mln stems of Flowers for Valentine’s Day

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Airlines transported more than 250 million stems of flowers from three major flower-producing countries during the 2024 Valentine’s Day Season.

The national carrier on Wednesday said its Cargo Service delivered the flowers to various destinations in the past two weeks.

Ethiopian Airlines Group’s Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services has the largest cargo network in Africa.

It covers more than 135 international destinations with both belly-hold capacity and 68 dedicated freighter services, deploying more than 140 airplanes.

In the past couple of weeks, Ethiopian Cargo has been busy transporting flowers for this year’s Valentine’s Day.

The airline says its Cargo and Logistics Services transported around 250 million stems of flowers out of Addis Ababa, Nairobi, and Bogota to the rest of the world.

Ethiopian operated more than 60 cargo flights to deliver the flowers weighing 4500 tons.

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services is one of the major revenue-generating business units of the Ethiopian Airlines Group. Last year, the airlines carried 723,000 tons of freighters in the June-ended 2022/23 fiscal year, generating about 2 Billion US Dollars to its $6.1 Billion total annual revenue.