By Zerihun Getachew
Despite many challenges, Ethiopian has managed to succeed, the Airline said.
Ethiopian has added additional 13 aircrafts to its fleet during this year.
Its fleet includes ultra-modern and environmental friendly aircrafts such as Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200LR Freighter and Bombardier Q-400 with double cabin.
It has also opened new flights to nine destinations during the reported period, including to Kano (the fourth destination in Nigeria), Shanghai and Vienna.
International Air Transport Association (IATA) ranked Ethiopian, a member of Star Alliance, 18th of the best 50 most profitable airlines in the world in 2013.
Ethiopian is ranked 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.