But I have created the One Star Alliance, comprising the worst state-owned carriers in the world. Meanwhile Rome provides a virtuoso performance of skating around the European Union’s rules against state aid to airlines. One prospective slot buyer: Ethiopian Airlines, which is a member of the (fantasy) Five Star Alliance alongside Emirates and Singapore Airlines. “For most of us employees of Ethiopian Airlines, myself included, the pay check is always secondary,” says chief executive Tewolde GebreMariam. Nationalised carriers are some of the world’s best – and most of the world’s worst.
Source: Ethiopian News January 21, 2020 16:30 UTC