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Ethiopia : Ethiopian Airlines launches longhaul operations out of Bahar Dar.

Ethiopian Airlines has announced it has launched longhaul flights out of the Bahar Dar, a city in north-western Ethiopia, as of 24th January.

The airline said that with its direct cargo flights to Liege, Belgium, Bahar Dar's flourishing horticulture industry would have direct access to European markets without the need to transit Addis Ababa.

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

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