Ethiopian Signs Agreement with Djibouti Airport for Sea – Air Transport

April 25, 2013

Ethiopian signed MoU with D
Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian and Mr. Mohamed Yacoub Mahamoud, General Manager of DIA after the signing of the MoU

Ethiopian Airlines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Djibouti International Airport for the provision of sea-air and air-sea cargo transport of goods in East Africa.

The MoU was signed at Ethiopian Airlines headquarters on Monday, 22 April 2013, between Mr. Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO of Ethiopian, and Mr. Mohamed Yacoub Mahamoud, General Manager of Djibouti International Airport.

“As the largest air cargo service provider in Africa, we are a serious player in moving trade, commerce and investment, which are the engines of fast economic development in the continent. The cooperation framework with our longtime partner, Djibouti airport, will enable us to offer new menu of choice, sea-air multimodal transport services, to our shippers, forwarders, and logistics providers in Africa,” said Tewolde, CEO of Ethiopian.

Ethiopian Airlines is the biggest cargo operator in Africa flying to 25 destinations across the globe with six dedicated freighters of which two are Boeing 777-200 LR Freighters. The B777-200LRF is the most technological advanced cargo aircraft with ability to connect any two points in the world carrying 103 tons of cargo with reduced fuel consumption and less emission.