Ethiopian Airlines Reveals 15 Top Selling Travel Agents  5th Jun 2018

Ethiopian Airlines hosted its Annual Travel Agents Awards Dinner on 31st May 2018 at the Kempinski Hotel, Nairobi.

The airline recognised and awarded its fifteen (15) top selling Travel Agents, KATA members scooped all the 15 awards! While it is the airlines tradition to host this event annually, this years’ was special as the airline celebrated its achievement in being the first African Airline to operate 100 active airlines, to have an extensive route network expansion and enhanced customer experience at all customer touch points both on board and on the ground. This achievements are aligned to the airlines vision 2025 that projects fast, profitable and sustainable growth.

Having been awarded a 4 star airline Award by the Skytrax late last year, the airline, together with Travel agents and other industry stakeholders celebrated its continuous historical aviation leadership. Speaking at the event, Mr. Yilma Goshu, the airlines country Manager Kenya recalled that the airline was the first to avail jet service in the Africa in 1962, and operated the first African B767 in 1984,  B777-200LR in 2010,  B787-8 Dreamliner, B777-200 freighter in 2012, A350 in 2016 and  B787-9 aircraft in 2017.

The airline celebrated the expansion of its route network. Mr. Yilma says “we have been expanding our route network which has now reached over 110 international destinations covering 5 continents with 58 destinations in Africa. 2018 also marks the year that Ethiopian will be opening the highest number of new destinations in a year such as Buenos Aires, Mbuji Mai, Kisangani, Chicago, Barcelona, Geneva, Jakarta which will be our newest additions in June and July. “

Ethiopian airlines has also increased flight frequencies to; twice daily to Mumbai, New Delhi and Mombasa, daily to New York and 10 weekly flights to London and Rome.

The airline announced that they had received feedback from industry stake holders and customers and are committed to improving on all areas of concerns. “We have heard you!! And we are taking action” Mr. Yilma added.

The following were the 15 top selling travel agents awarded;

Rank

Travel Agency Name

1

BCD Travel Kenya _Highlight Travel Ltd

2

Muthaiga Travel Limited

3

Satguru Travel and Tours Services Ltd

4

FCM Travel Kenya

5

HRG Kenya _Elite Travel Services Ltd

6

Bunson Travel Services Ltd

7

Palbina Travels Limited

8

ZiJing Greatwall Travel Company Limited

9

Euro Africa Travel Company Limited

10

GoodHope Travel and Tours Ltd

11

Express Travel Limited

12

Bamboo Hut Safaris Limited

13

Incentive Travel Limited

14

Splash world Limited

15

Vogue Tours and Travel Limited

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