In connection with the award, Tewolde GebreMariam, CEO, Ethiopian Group remarked, “We at Ethiopian are immensely delighted that one of the top companies in the world, Airbus, has recognised the efforts of the management and employees of Ethiopian Airlines unique agility and resilience amid the COVID 19 global crisis. We were there when the world needed us most. I would like to express my gratitude to the over 17,000 hardworking Ethiopian employees and management team."
Ethiopian Airlines is one of the first global airline that converted Airbus A350 passenger aircraft to cargo to transport the much needed medical supplies to combat the spread of COVID 19. The Airline is now operating 16 Airbus A350 aircraft in its network.