Africa: Nigerian Travel Agents NANTA visits Ethiopian Airlines Abuja Office and Pledge Support


The National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA), Abuja Chapter, has made a courtesy/condolence visit to Ethiopian Airlines office in the nation’s capital to commiserate with the airlines over the plane crash of Boeing 737 max that occurred close to Addis Ababa.

The global aviation industry, especially in Africa was thrown into mourning when the news of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max, flight ET 302 plane crash filtered in, in early hours of March 10, 2019.

The Team led by its first National deputy president of NANTA, Mrs. Susan Akporiaye and the vice president Abuja zone Mr. Kayode Adeshola with other members of the executives visited the airline’s office in Abuja to empathize with the carrier over the recent unfortunate accident.

Mrs. Susan Akporiaye in her speech emphasized that it was not a tragedy for Ethiopians alone but for the entire Africa and the world at large as the airline has grown to be a world brand.

She also used the opportunity to appreciate the airline for their unrelenting support for NANTA as it was evident in the association’s just concluded Annual General Meeting.

Mr. Tilahu Tadesse, Ethiopian Airline, manager Abuja was very happy to receive the team, accepted their condolences and reiterated the firm and Cordial relationship with NANTA.

The manager further explained briefly of what occurred, stated that despite all the challenges the airlines is still operating full flights.

Tadesse, was grateful that Nigerian journalists where positive in their reporting of the incident noting that the reaction of the general public was humbling,
He stated that this has helped the airline to cope with the situation better.

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