Ethiopian Airlines Inaugurates e-commerce Logistics Facility

Addis Ababa, February 29, 2024 

Africa’s largest airline group and one of the fastest-growing airlines brand globally, Ethiopian Airlines is proud to announce the launch of its state-of-the-art e-commerce logistics facility in a grand event which took place on 29 February 2024. The first-of-its-kind facility, as revealed in a press release, is located inside the Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics premises.WFLA Summit 2024The newly built facility, which is dedicated to e-commerce, mail and courier logistics services, is aimed at bridging logistical gaps and positioning Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as the cross-border e-commerce logistics hub for Africa and beyond.

Marking the unveiling of the new facility, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr. Mesfin Tasew said: “The inauguration of this cutting-edge e-commerce logistics facility is a significant breakthrough for Ethiopian Airlines Group and the entire African economy. We have implemented high-end technologies in the infrastructure that revolutionize the way goods are transported and delivered in the e-commerce industry in Africa. Through this facility, Ethiopian Airlines paves the way for development of e-commerce services in Ethiopia and the African continent. Built on 15,000 square meters of area, the facility boasts a capacity to handle 150,000 tons annually. We are glad to witness that our investment of 55 million USD has indeed pay off and enabled us to set the e commerce industry in the continent to follow the global trend.”

This e-commerce Logistics Facility is equipped with state-of-the art technology and meticulously implemented systems; as a result, the facility will offer a range of services including consolidation, deconsolidation, sortation, repacking, labeling and more. Customers can now track and trace their shipments effortlessly from anywhere.

The diverse shipments Ethiopian Cargo has transported worldwide with care and the satisfied customers have made Ethiopian prestigious awards winner airline. Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, one of the strategic profitable business units of our group, has received rafts of awards including:

  • Two Prestigious Awards at the Air Cargo News Awards 2023,
  • Best Cargo Airline-Africa at the Maiden Arabian Cargo Awards,
  • Sustainable Cargo Airline of the Year-Africa at the 2023 Freight Week Sustainability Awards,
  • African Cargo Airline of the Year & Air Cargo Brand of the Year in Africa 2023 from STAT Trade Times Cargo Excellence Awards.


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