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Ethiopian Airlines Inaugurates State-of-the-Art Cargo Terminal

Ethiopian Airlines yesterday inaugurated its $150 million state of the art Cargo Terminal-II during the Second ICAO Global Air Cargo Development Forum which Ethiopian hosted from 27th to 29th June, 2017.

The inauguration was graced by H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the FDRE, H.E. Mr. Ahmed Shide, Minister of Transport and Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam GCEO Ethiopian Airlines, other high level government officials.

The new Cargo Terminal-II combined with Ethiopian's existing Terminal-I will give the airline a total tonnage capacity of around 1 million per annum which is the largest in the continent of Africa.

This milestone will make Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services one of the world’s largest cargo terminals; comparable with cargo terminals in Amsterdam Schiphol, Singapore Changi, or Hong Kong.

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services operates 8 dedicated freighters to 39 freighter destinations in Africa, the Gulf, the Middle East, Asia and Europe with an average daily uplift of 650 tons on top of the belly hold capacity, 150 tons, to over 95 destinations globally.

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Serviceshas recently won ‘Cargo Airline Award for Network Development” at Brussels; ‘African Cargo Airline of the Year’ and many more.


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