Ethiopian finishes the fiscal year with record performance

Addis Ababa: August 27, 2014 (FBC) – Despite the challenges faced in the aviation industry, Ethiopian finished its 2013/14 fiscal year with a record performance.

The biggest carrier in Africa saw its operating revenue rise by 21% to 46.5 billion Birr, with its revenue by passenger increasing at 16%. The airline’s passenger carrying capacity also rose by 17% in the fiscal year.

Ethiopian received 13 new aircraft, including Boeing’s ultra-modern 787 Dreamliner, and started flying to nine brand new destinations.