6 June 2014
Ethiopian Ranks Among Top Earners
By Zerihun Getachew
Ethiopian Airlines has become 18th of the best 50 most profitable airlines in the world in 2013. International Air Transport Association (IATA) ranked the best and huge airlines of the world according to the total income they earned and the profit they obtained. Accordingly, Ethiopian isranked number one in Africa in terms of operating profit with 228 million USD.
The airline has reportedly obtained over 2.3 billion USD total revenue in 2013.
German Airliner Lufthansa is the largest flying carrier with 42.7 billon USD revenue and the US flying carriers United and Delta are the second and third largest carriers in 38.2 and 37.6 billon USD respectively.
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