Samson Arega Is Ethiopian Airlines' New Country Manager For Canada

Anna Kroupina, Open Jaw

Ethiopian Airlines has hired Samson Arega as the new country manager for Canada, effective 20SEP.
"I am delighted to have been granted this opportunity. I will be working hard to expand awareness of Ethiopian Airlines to Canadians," says Arega. 

"We have made such a positive impact over the past several years, and my goal is to continue to strengthen this momentum. 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."

Arega has been with the airline since he graduated from university and has progressed through corporate leadership as acting manager, passenger sales in Addis Ababa, and country manager in Kuwait.

Ethiopian Airlines currently flies direct from Toronto to Addis Ababa five times weekly.

Anna Kroupina

Anna Kroupina Journalist

Anna is OJ's newest member and she joins the team as a writer/reporter. She co-writes the daily news and covers events. Although she's new to the industry, pursuing a career path in travel/tourism has been a goal since her first family road trip to the Florida Keys sparked a desire to discover the world and this exhilarating, fast-paced industry.