Ethiopian celebrates International Women’s Day with all Women flight Crew to Oslo


Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s Largest Airline Group and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, is set to once again celebrate International Women’s Day by operating an All-Women Functioned Flight this time on Addis Ababa – Stockholm – Oslo route on March 08, 2019.

The all-women flight will have as a theme of “All women functioned flight to operate from the continent of African to meet with their counterparts in Europe to show the power of women to
the world”

The historical flight will be operated by Ethiopian Airlines women professionals from flight deck all the way to the ground including airport operations, flight dispatch, load control, ramp operation, on-board logistics, safety and security, catering as well as air traffic control, which will be carried out entirely by women.

Group Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked, “We are immnesly honored that we have women trailblazers in every aspect of our aviation field. Women are an integeral part of our success story from the start and with this dedicated flight we honor and celebrate their indispensable contribution to our aviation Group and the broader aviation industry, our country and the continent at large.

Although women are Africa’s greatest resource, gender inequality still persists in our continent Therefore, we all need to ensure that women take their right position in all human endeavour by
creating the right conditions and through all inclusive engagemnets models.”

Ethiopian operates five weekly flights to Oslo, Norway via Stockholm with ultra – modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

It is to be recalled that Ethiopian Airlines previously operated four flights to Bankok, Kigali, Lagos, and Buenos Aires, which were operated by women aviation professionals.

About Ethiopian

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seventy plus years of
operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and
operational success.

Ethiopian commands the lion’s share of the Pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 119 international passenger and cargo destinations across
five continents.


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