Ethiopian, ASKY sign agreement for strategic partnership with Guinea Airlines

Addis Ababa, February 2, 2018 (FBC) - Ethiopian Airlines has signed an agreement with Guinea Airlines for strategic partnership in management, maintenance and training.

Ethiopian Group CEO Tewolde Gebre Mariam, Cheick Dem, from Guinea Airlines and Guinea’s Minister for Transport Oyé Guilavogui signed the agreement on January 30, 2018 at the Ethiopian headquarters.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Tewolde said, the partnership is in line with the recently launched African Single Air Transport Market at the African Union Heads of State Summit in Addis Ababa.

“We are partnering with Guinea Airlines and other African countries because we have the capacity and the expertise to support our African brothers and sisters in the aviation sector.”

According to him, the agreemnt is a trilateral partnership with Guinea, ASKY Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines with a view to fill the air connectivity vacuum in domestic Guinea market and between the Mano River countries.

On behalf of Guinea Airlines CEO, Cheick Dem appreciated Ethiopian for the effort to realize the establishment of Guinea Airlines and also vowed to honor the terms of the agreement and to ensure that the partnership will indeed be a model.

Oyé Guilavogui, the Guinean Minister for Transport, who co-signed the agreement, “we hope that by the end of June, our aircraft will start flying to Conakry, neighboring countries as well as regional capitals.”

Ethiopian Airlines is the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline.

Posted by Amare Asrat