From DC-6B to 787 Dreamliner: Ethiopian’s CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam; Renate Sterzel, City Councilor of Frankfurt; Stefan Schulte, Fraport’s Chairman; Mark Schwab, CEO of Star Alliance; Fesseha Asegedom, Ambassador of Ethiopia to Germany; and Dennenesh Zewdie, famous Ethiopian actress in Germany, celebrated the 55th anniversary of the airline’s uninterrupted presence at the German airport.
Piotr Okienczyc, Warsaw Modlin Airport’s CEO, welcomed the airport’s one millionth passenger this week. Anna Wagner, who was travelling with her four-month-old son Filip from East Midlands, received two vouchers for flights from Modlin. Ryanair plans to serve 1.5 million passengers at the Warsaw airport in 2014.
Alicante Airport welcomed Brussels Airlines’ new service with a water cannon salute on 26 October. The twice-weekly schedule is operated using A319s.
Arriving in Riga last week, Georg Malvius (third left) became the nine millionth transit passenger at the airport. Posing for a commemorative picture with Georg were (left to right) Giray Colpan, TAV Latvia; Tamer Cigeroglu, ATU Duty Free; Aldis Mūrnieks, Riga Airport; Martin Sedlacky, airBaltic’s CEO; and Jānis Vanags airBaltic’s VP Corporate Communications.
Cathay Pacific’s GM Southwest Pacific, Dominic Perret; and Cathay Pacific’s Airport Services Manager – Cairns, Amanda Jessop-Shaw cut the celebratory cake with Cairns Airport’s CEO, Kevin Brown, to mark the 20th anniversary of the airline’s presence at the Australian airport.