Saturday 17th September, 2016
By GNA Reporter
Accra, Sept. 17,
GNA – Ethiopian Airlines has signed Cooperative Memorandum of Understanding
(MoU) with Guangdong Airport Authorities in areas of increasing passenger
The Airline also
launched new routes and joint promotion of Ethiopia cargo for additional
frequency in Guangzhou.
A Statement issued
in Accra by Mrs Hanna Atnafu, Manager Corporate Communications of Ethiopian
Airlines said the MoU followed the completion of the G20 Summit held in
Hangzhou, the 2nd Investing in Africa Forum took place in Guangzhou from
September 7 – September 8.
It said Ethiopian
Airlines was invited as the most successful African organization for the event.
GebreMariam, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, said: “We are glad to collaborate
with Guangdong Airport, which will further increase our presence in China, one
of the most vibrant global economies.”
He said its
services to and from China have proved an ever growing and multifaceted
economic merits both for Africa and China by ensuring swifter connectivity to
traders and investor from both points.
individual, who worked hard towards the successful completion of this agreement
and look forward to a fruitful partnership with Guangdong Airport.
The Forum was
attended by high level officials both from China and Africa including: South
African President Jacob Zuma, Guangdong Province Governor, World Bank
President, China Development Bank President and Dr Arkebe Oqubay, Special
Advisor to the Ethiopian Prime Minister.
currently operating more than 30 weekly flights to and from China.