Ethiopian Airlines teams up with African carriers

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  • Gebremariam said Ethiopian Airlines was already the biggest African air operator, transporting about 10.6 million passengers during the fiscal year which ended in July.
  • He said the airline wanted closer ties with other carriers on the continent to create a feeling that it is an "African airline", in line with African Union goals for greater economic integration.

Ethiopian Airlines is teaming up with four African airlines and has inked a deal to set up a fifth, the company's chief executive told AFP, as it continues its expansion on the continent.

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