The Ministry Commends Ethiopian Airlines for its Outstanding PerformanceJan. 22, 2021
The ministry of finance during a supervisor meeting with Ethiopian Airlines praised the airlines for applying strategies that were useful in times of crisis.
H.E Ato Ahmed Shide, Minister of Finance who chaired the meeting expressed his appreciation to Ethiopian airlines management for having taken flexible and creative measures. The Minister said these measures have enabled the airline to adapt to crisis proving the airline is one of the top companies in the world.
Ato Tewolde GebreMariam, Ethiopian Group CEO in his report to the ministry elaborated how the success of the airlines comes from the dedication and hard work of its board, management, and employees. He also said that at a time when many airlines went bankrupt and lost their employees, the airline was able to diversify its services boasting its cargo, maintenance, and hotel services allowing it to maintain its status.
Furthermore, he said having in place the correct systems and strategies has made the airline resilient enabling it to thrive in a shifting business environment. Ato Tewolde also explained about plans to build additional airports and terminals, in different parts of the country.
According to the review, the airline has taken various measures to protect the health of passengers and employees by preventing the spread of COVID-19 and is a model for other institutions.