Ethiopian Airlines will resume flight services between Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and Bahrain International Airport, Bahrain in the Persian Gulf, with effect from August 17, 2017.
The three-weekly service will be linked to the airline's existing 3 weekly Addis Ababa-Dammam service will be operated using the latest Boeing 737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior.
Bahrain, a nation comprising more than 30 islands in the Persian Gulf has been at the center of major trade routes since olden days with growing economy over the past decade.
Given the flourishing trade relations between Ethiopia and the Gulf countries, the new service will surely play great roles in ensuring easy movement of people and import/export items.
Currently, Ethiopian Airlines flies to major cities in the Middle east including Beirut, Dammam, Doha, Jeddah, Kuwait, Dubai, Madinah, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.
Ethiopian Airlines previously operated sheduled flight services to Bahrain from July 2007 to November 2011.
Ethiopian Airlines is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seventy plus years of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.
In 2017 alone, Ethiopian has added many new destinations to its vast network including Victoria Falls, Antananarivo, Oslo, Chengdu, Singapore, Guinea, Windhoek , Moroni, Ahmedabad, Milan and Zaragoza.