in General Aviation

Ethiopian starts dedicated freighter service from Bahir-Dar to Europe

Posted 29 January 2018 · Add Comment

Ethiopian Airlines Group has launched a direct freighter flight from Bahir Dar to Liege, one of the largest Ethiopian flower importer destinations, carrying 45 tons of flowers on January 24, 2018.

Ethiopian has always been at the forefront to support the national economy with the massive availability of connections across the country. With its vastest domestic network in the continent, Ethiopian now flies to 21 domestic points with multiple frequencies enabling economic integration between and among regions, encouraging tourism, possible.

Tewolde Gebremariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines said: “Today marks yet another big milestone in the history of Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services for we start direct freighter service dedicated to flower with the aim of delivering the best flower produces of the country to end users fresh, timely and direct from the farm to Ethiopian flower lovers in Europe. With its daily freighter services to Belgium, Liege and Brussels, Ethiopian transports a total of 130 tons of flowers.”

He added: “As always, Ethiopian has positioned itself as the major catalyst for the movement of these products from the country to the world via its rich global network. Today’s milestone is a showcase that Ethiopian will also launch similar services from other flower producing regional states. Ethiopia being rich with abundant fertile land, it can reach to the global market with its fresh and quality flowers among other agricultural produces. We shall continue to support the export sector and the national economy with our convenient global cargo and passenger services.”

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Ethiopian Airways: Minor ramp incident

Ethiopian Airlines B787-900 aircraft with registration ET-AUP had a minor ramp incident at Oslo airport yesterday evening, 18 December 2018 just before departure.

SAA and Emirates expand commercial relationship

South African Airways (SAA), and Emirates and are expanding their commercial relationship with enhancements to a codeshare agreement, opening up new destinations for both SAA and Emirates customers.

Airbus picks student teams for Fly Your Ideas global challenge

Airbus has selected 51 international student teams, including from Ghana and Zimbabwe, to go into Round 2 of its sixth Fly Your Ideas global challenge.

Ethiopian Airlines offers customers chance to win tickets

Ethiopian Airlines has said it is offering new and existing customers the chance to win free ticket offers.

Airports Company South African signs MoU with Airports of Thailand Public Company

Airports Company South Africa has signed a sister airports agreement with Airports of Thailand Public Company that will enable the two companies to cooperate and share information.

O. R. Tambo International Airport ready to receive four million passengers over holiday period

O. R. Tambo International Airport is geared up to help an anticipated four-million passengers to get their holiday travels underway.

TAA SK1009311218
See us at
AirCargoAFA_BT220318210219AviationAfrica_BT0607280219