Ethiopian Celebrates its Return to Yemen [Archives:2007/1058/Last Page]

June 11 2007

After five years of service interruption, Ethiopian Airlines has resumed its flight from and to Sana'a International Airport 06 June 2007, with the first flight touching down at 2.30 pm local time in Sana'a Airport, an Ethiopian Boeing 737- 700.

The award winner airline is now flying four times per week between Sana'a and Addis Ababa. Mr. Busera Awel, Vice President Commercial of Ethiopian Airlines for commercial affairs, has stated that the Management of Ethiopian Airlines is very happy with the resumption of flights between the two countries. Adding that this air link will further strengthen the economic, commercial, and socio-cultural bilaterial relations of the two countries.

He also stated that the decision for the reinstatement of services to Sana'a was made after conducting pertinent market surveys that indicates the existence of increased business opportunity in Yemen. He said ” We believe that this market potential will enable us to provide quality service for our customers with a new spirit””.

It is worth mentioning that Yemen was one of the first countries Ethiopian Airlines flew to