Ethiopian inaugurates first of its kind e-commerce logistics facility at Bole International Airport

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Ethiopian Airlines Group has announced the launching of its e-commerce logistics facility at Bole International Airport.

The 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.

Mr. Mesfin Tasew, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO 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.”