Ethiopian Airlines welcomes Mr. Samson Arega as the new Country Manager for Ethiopian Airlines Canada as of Sept 20, 2019. Mr. Arega started his career with Ethiopian Airlines and has been with the company since he graduated from university.

“We want to increase the flow of tourism from Canada to Africa – that’s my top priority and the reason why I took on the role of country manager for Canada. We want to focus on tourism development – we have so much to offer Canadians,” said Samson Arega Ethiopian Airlines Canada Country Manager.

“I am delighted to have been granted this opportunity. I will be working hard to expand awareness of Ethiopian Airlines to Canadians. We have made such a positive impact over the past several years, and my goal is to continue to strengthen this momentum,” said Arega.

Mr. Arega has demonstrated leadership with effective and efficient management in all aspects of the airline’s operations. He has progressed through corporate leadership as Acting Manager, Passenger Sales in Addis Ababa, then as Country Manager in Kuwait.

Ethiopian Airlines currently flies direct from Toronto to Addis Ababa 5 times weekly. From Addis, Ababa passengers can connect to over 60 African destinations. Africa’s leading carrier, Ethiopian Airlines, has been steadily growing its international reach — now connecting to 125 destinations.

 “Keeping in line with our Vision 2025 strategic roadmap, we are looking to expand our Canadian and African network and growing the trade and tourism market. We have some exciting opportunities we are currently working on.

. “We want them to know about Ethiopia in particular, but Africa in general. There’s so much tourism potential that should be explored,” 

Mr. Arega interview with PAX News sharing Ethiopian future plans of a Montreal route https://bit.ly/2pSUg1K


Welcoming the new Country Manager

In Photos; Top photo, Mr. Samson Arega Ethiopian Airlines Canada Country Manager.

Next photo (left to right) Mr. Samson Arega with Birhan Abate and David Timmins National Sales Manager Ethiopian Airlines Canada.

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Birhan Abate welcome Samson Arega to the Canadian Ethiopian Airlines office in Toronto. Mr. Abate was the country manager for Canada for 4 years. He has accepted a new position at Ethiopian Airlines head office in Addis Ababa. Best of luck to Mr. Abate in his new role!