Interview - Others


If you are planning a trip, overseas, we give you many reasons to fly with Ethiopian Airlines. TravelJingles in conversation with Bilen Arefaine, Regional Director of the Indian Subcontinent.

Ethiopian Airlines is the best air carrier for Africa. What makes it so special?

‘From Mules to Jets’ is an adage describing Ethiopia’s transition down the ages. Nearly 77 years old and counting, with 131 international destinations, and more than 60 within Africa, makes it the best African airline by way of maturity, experience, and state-of-the-art aircraft. The airline excels in both passenger and cargo operations besides having several in-house expertise businesses like MRO handling, Simulator training for Pilots, and Inflight crew.  ET has spread its wings to train several other African airlines and today its training school is in high demand.  The ancillary services introduced make ET an enterprise or Group that handles diverse activities besides focusing only on aviation.

What is the new partnership the airline is introducing (like with Europcar)?

Ethiopian has entered a new partnership with Europcar and introduced the ‘Earn Miles with Europcar’ offer. With the same, our Sheba Miles members can now earn 500 miles every time they rent a car with Europcar and enjoy up to 15% discount on presentation of the Sheba Miles card/number. This partnership will make our passengers have a great customer experience not only in the sky but also on the ground.

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