Monday, August 21, 2017

Ethiopian Airlines resumes Bahrain flights

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, has resumed flights to Bahrain.

The inaugural flight, which landed at the Bahrain International Airport on Friday (August 18), was celebrated at a ceremony held at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
 
The African carrier will fly thrice-weekly between Bahrain and Addis Ababa, via Dammam in Saudi Arabia, and the route will be operated using the latest Boeing 737-800.

Heralding the inaugural flight, Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, said: “Bahrain is an important destination in the Middle East joining the ever emerging Ethiopian destinations to the Gulf. We are glad that we have resumed our services following the growing trade, tourism and investment ties between Bahrain and Ethiopia and the continent of Africa at large. With more than 100 passenger and cargo destinations worldwide, our network is designed in such a way that connect Africa with the major trading partners in Asia, Middle East, South and North America and Europe. The fact that the flight is full from its commencement flight designates the success and significance of our service to Bahrain. “

Ethiopian currently flies to major cities in the Middle East; Beirut, Dammam, Doha, Jeddah, Kuwait, Dubai, Madinah, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah. - TradeArabia News Service



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