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Why Ethiopian Airlines (not SAA) is Africa's biggest and best airline

6 February 2019 6:48 PM
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State-owned (but not managed) Ethiopian Airlines is profitable. Bruce Whitfield interviews Africa correspondent Lee Kasumba.

The airline is owned by Government, but it allows it to be run as a business… Government is totally hands-off…

Lee Kasumba

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Celebrated Africa correspondent Lee Kasumba is travelling around Africa to explore its business opportunities and investment potential.

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The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Kasumba, while she’s in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s bustling capital.

Kasuma discussed Ethiopian airlines, Africa's most successful.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

Ethiopian Airlines is the only profitable airline in Africa.

Lee Kasumba

80% of people who fly in Africa use international carriers.

Lee Kasumba

They have 58 African routes…

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This article first appeared on 702 : Why Ethiopian Airlines (not SAA) is Africa's biggest and best airline


6 February 2019 6:48 PM
Tags:
Ethiopia
Standard Bank
Addis Ababa
africa connected
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