Ethiopian Airlines has won Airline of the Year Award, for the sixth consecutive year, by the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) during its 49th Annual General Assembly held on November 13, 2017, in Kigali.
The AFRAA annual awards recognize excellence in service delivery, innovation and competitiveness in airlines, individuals and service providers in the African aviation industry.
Ethiopian Airlines has been chosen for its remarkable performance revealed through its exceptional profitability for the financial year ended June 2016, exemplary cooperation with other African carriers, cargo development in the continent, and significant expansion of its route network helping to connect Africa together and with the rest of the world.
Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline. On November 8 , 2017, SKYTRAX, the most prestigious international air transport standards and quality rating organization, certified Ethiopian as Four Star Airline.
SKYTRAX also awarded Ethiopian as SKYTRAX World Airline Award for Best Airline Staff in Africa, two times, and earlier in 2017 Ethiopian received SKYTRAX World Airline Award for Best Airline in Africa.