Ethiopia Says Airline to Resume Eritrea Flights by September

  • Airline stopped flights during border war two decades ago
  • Ethiopia’s new premier is normalizing relations with neighbor

By Nizar Manek, 27 June 2018
(Bloomberg) --
Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise will reintroduce flights to Eritrea by mid-September, two decades after a border conflict upended relations between the Horn of Africa neighbors.
“Ethiopian Airlines get ready because soon you’ll start going to Eritrea and coming back,” Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said at a state dinner for a visiting Eritrean delegation in the capital, Addis Ababa. “Let us not transfer to our children hatred and the holding of grudges.”
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