Addis Ababa April 25/2013 Ethiopian Airlines said it has 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.
Ethiopian told ENA on Thursday that the MoU was signed at Ethiopian Airlines headquarters on Monday, 22 April 2013, between
CEO of Ethiopian, Tewolde Gebremariam and General Manager of Djibouti International Airport Mohamed Yacoub Mahamoud signed the MoU.
„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 on the occasion.
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.