Ethiopian Airlines Announces Medical Partnership with Akbar Travels Group

Tigist Eshetu, Regional Manager – India, Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines and TravoCure Healthcare, the medical travel division and a subsidiary of the Akbar group of companies headquartered in India, announced their recent medical tourism partnership to facilitate services for passengers traveling from Africa to India for medical reasons. This will see the two parties carry out joint promotional activities to showcase India as a medical tourism destination for its modern medical technologies in internationally accredited hospitals and clinics.

The medical tourism industry is one of the fastest growing sectors globally. Recognized as a trusted provider in this industry, Akbar Travels primary focus through TravoCure Healthcare has always been to offer a plethora of medical travel and wellness assistance services to patients all over the world. the world through the 7000 support staff employed in their vast network of over 200 offices across India including those at airport counters. Hence, through its latest collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines, passengers traveling to India from Africa for medical reasons will enjoy discounts for medical treatment achievable through Akbar Travels Group. This step aims to continue the company’s mission to offer high quality health care at a lower cost.

Ethiopian Airlines is among the first to take a step in offering more convenience and lower airfares to its medical travellers. Being the very first airline to actively participate in the future success of the medical tourism industry by providing a smoother travel experience for medical travelers, the airline will also offer better travel packages to medical tourists at affordable prices. Thus, travelers who once faced a dilemma in visiting a destination can now confirm their plans as they can manage their expenses and costs while managing a convenient tour.

Tigist Eshetu, Regional Director India and Subcontinent, Ethiopian Airlines, said, “Putting our customers first has always been a priority. That is why we at Ethiopian Airlines are more than happy to partner with a reliable organization like Akbar Travels Group as we are ready to go the extra mile and provide medical patients with their right to treatment by being a part of their path to recovery. seamless and hassle-free. So, every patient traveling from Africa to India for medical facilities can benefit from it, because with Akbar Travels, we are also looking forward to many other innovative horizons for the future.

Commenting on the partnership, Nitheesh Krishnan, CEO of TravoCure Healthcare, said, “World-class hospitals and access to highly trained English-speaking medical professionals at a fraction of the cost is today one of the driving factors for many many international patients seeking medical treatment in India. At Travocure Healthcare, we believe in meeting this demand to the best of our abilities and therefore we believe that our collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines is the first step in making our vision a reality.


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