The airline is owned by Government, but it allows it to be run as a business… Government is totally hands-off…— Lee Kasumba
Did you know?
About 35% of Ethiopia’s GDP comes from the coffee industry, employer of 20 million people.
There are between five million and eight million people living in Addis Ababa.
There are a million people on the social housing waiting list in Addis Ababa.
- Ethiopian Airlines is the Africa's largest.
Celebrated Africa correspondent Lee Kasumba is travelling around Africa to explore its business opportunities and investment potential.
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Kasuma discussed Ethiopian airlines, Africa's most successful.
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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…— Lee Kasumba
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This article first appeared on 702 : Why Ethiopian Airlines (not SAA) is Africa's biggest and best airline