Ethiopia Airlines ready to partner with airlines in Nigeria

A high ranking Ethiopia Airlines official has said the company is willing to partner with airline carriers in Nigeria.

Firiehiwot Mekonnen, the General Manager of Ethiopia Airlines in Nigeria, made the revelations during a recent interview with This Day newspaper. He said the partnership will lead to an increased market share for operators on the continent. Firiehiwot explained that foreign airlines are dominating the African travel market hence the need for partnership.

African airlines reportedly have only 20 percent of the air travel market in the country. According to Firiehiwot, this can be changed by African airliners creating stronger partnerships. […] CONTINUE READING

Meanwhile, Ethiopian Airlines officials have begun investigating what caused an aircraft to skid off the runway at Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport this week.