Ethiopian Airlines adds Bahrain as new route

Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, is pleased to announce that it will start services to

Bahrain effective August 17, 2017 with the latest B737-800 New Generation with Sky Interior.

Bahrain, a nation comprising more than 30 islands in the Persian Gulf has been at the centre of major trade routes since olden days with growing economy over the past decade.

Flight Number

Frequency

Departure

Departure Time

Arrival

Arrival Time

Fleet

ET 0422

Tues, Thus, Sun

Addis Ababa

21:25

Dammam

1:35

ET 738

ET 0422

Mon, Wed, Fri

Dammam

2:20

Bahrain

2:20

ET 738

ET 0422

Mon, Wed, Fri

Bahrain

3:30

Addis Ababa

8:00

ET 738

In line with the commencement of Ethiopian services to Bahrain, Group CEO Ethiopian Airline, Mr Tewolde GebreMariam, said “with the flourishing trade relations between Ethiopia and the Gulf countries, availability of efficient air transport services will surely play great roles in ensuring easy movement of people and import / export items. Our presence in Bahrain dates back to the 1970’s and we are glad that we are now back with scheduled thrice weekly flights. Currently, Ethiopian flies to major cities in the Middle east including: Beirut, Dammam, Doha, Jeddah, Kuwait, Dubai, Madinah, Muscat, Riyadh and Sharjah.

In 2017 alone, new destinations like Victoria Fall, Antananarivo, Oslo, Chengdu, Singapore, Guinea, Windhoek, Moroni as well as freighter destinations like Ahmedabad, a fifth cargo getaway to India, Milan and Zaragoza have joined Ethiopian vast global network. Ethiopian currently operates the youngest and the most technologically advanced fleet in the industry with an average fleet age of less than five years.

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