Ethiopian to Embark on Domestic Cargo Flights

Aug 27 , 2022


The Ethiopian Airlines Group's Cargo & Logistics Service division has announced it will begin operating domestic cargo flights to Dire Dawa and Jigjiga in the coming week. The carrier will fly three times a week from its hub at Addis Abeba Bole International Airport. The announcement comes following the inauguration of the country's first free trade zone (FTZ) in Dire Dawa town, 445km east of the capital, earlier this month. The FTZ in Dire Dawa Industrial Park, which will serve as a hub for import and export trade, is the first of several the administration plans to establish across the country. The Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) oversees the Park and a dozen others like it. The state-owned Ethio-Djibouti Railway will provide transportation to the FTZ from and to ports in Djibouti.


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