With immediate effect the Ethiopian National Flag Carrier, Ethiopian Airlines has appointed Representation Specialist Baltic GSA as their General Sales and Service Agent [GSSA] for Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
Ethiopian Airlines is the fastest growing airline in Africa, well known for its efficiency and operational success. Its 139 routes cover 91 destinations across five continents, including 41 city in Africa (17 of them within Ethiopia), nine in Europe (Stockholm, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Milan, Paris, Rome, Vienna and Madrid), 20 in the Middle East and Asia, 4 in Americas. All flights are operated from Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. The carrier is a member of Star Alliance.
Ethiopian’s renewed fleet numbers 63 airplanes, including nine state-of-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner in service and six in order, as well as 14 Airbus A350-900 in order, making it the first African carrier ordering this type of equipment.
“We strongly believe that this partnership will allow the Baltic passengers to have access to more than 40 African destinations Ethiopian is currently serving. This will enhance the mutual trade, investment and tourist sectors at both ends” said Bruck Alemtaye, Regional Manager of Ethiopian Airlines for the Baltics and Scandinavia.
“Our partnership with Ethiopian Airlines will further strengthen Baltic GSA offer in Africa, we are looking forward to
offerour customers new and exciting destinations, both for business and leisure travel” said MarcisKalnins, CEO of Representation Specialist Baltic GSA.
Representation Specialist Baltic GSA was founded to work solely as a representative for Airlines, Cruise Lines, Hotel Chains and others tourism suppliers. For the represented companies Baltic GSA acts as the local representative in all functions concerning: Sales, Marketing, Reservation & Ticketing, Call Center and Helpdesk for the Travel Agents. Beside Ethiopian Airlines Baltic GSA represents Belgian carrier Brussels Airlines, legendary cruise company Cunard Line, Carnival Cruise Lines, Costa Cruises, Princess Cruises, P&O Cruises, all brands of Royal Caribbean International, luxury cruise line Silversea and river cruise operator Ama Waterways.
Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa. In 2014, IATA ranked Ethiopian as the largest airline in Africa in revenue and profit. In its operations in the past close to seven decades, Ethiopian has been a pioneer of African aviation as an aircraft technology leader providing the first jet service in the continent.
Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as the Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200LR Freighter and Bombardier Q-400 with double cabin
Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading airline group in Africa with seven strategic business units: Ethiopian International Passenger Service; Ethiopian Regional Service; Ethiopian Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering Service and Ethiopian Ground Service. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning, including SKYTRAX and Passenger Choice Awards in 2013 and has been registering an average growth of 25% per annum in the past seven years.