Addis Ababa: Ethiopia – Despite the challenges faced in the aviation industry, Ethiopian Airlines finished its 2013/14 fiscal year with a record performance.
The biggest carrier in Africa saw its operating revenue rise by 21% to 46.5 billion Birr, with its revenue by passenger increasing at 16%. The airline’s passenger carrying capacity also rose by 17% in the fiscal year.
Ethiopian received 13 new aircraft, including Boeing’s ultra-modern 787 Dreamliner, and started flying to nine brand new destinations.
Ethiopia’ performance in numbers:
• 46.5 Billion Birr operating revenue, + 21%
• Available Seat Kilometer + 17%
• Revenue seat Kilometer + 16%
•13 new aircraft phased-in
• Nine new destinations opened