ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Airlines is set to resume its regular flights to Alula Aba Nega International Airport of Mekelle city as of Wednesday, December 28, 2022.
The regular flight to the city of Tigray regional state has been suspended due to the conflict in the northern part of the country.
The decision comes a day after a delegation of the Federal Government went to Mekelle to oversee the implementation of major issues in the peace agreement as per the set plan.
The CEO of the Ethiopian Mesfin Tasew, who was a part of the delegation, said he was “truly pleased with the resumption” of the flights to Mekelle.
“The resumption of these flights will enable families to reunite, facilitate the restoration of commercial activities, stimulate tourist flow, and bring many more opportunities which will serve the society,” Mesfin said
We are ready to serve our passengers who are traveling on the route between Addis Ababa and Mekelle and play our part in the socio-economic development of our country.”
With planned daily flights to Mekelle, Ethiopian says it will increase the daily frequency depending on the demand on the route.
The airline currently operates to a total of 20 domestic destinations currently and plans to expand its domestic flight network further in the coming years.