Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Tigray as peace holds
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Nairobi, Nov. 25 -- Ethiopian Airlines, the leading African flag carrier, said on Wednesday that it has finalised preparations to resume flights to Tigray region, the CEO of the airline confirmed.
All commercial flight services to and from Tigray, the northernmost region of Ethiopia, were suspended after conflict erupted in November 2020.
Flight services restarted for a period after government forces captured Mekelle, Tigray's regional capital, but were stopped again after Tigray forces retook the city.
The plan to resume flights comes few weeks after a peace accord was reached to end a two-year long bloody conflict.
Ethiopia's federal government and leaders in the Tigray region struck a peace accord on November 2 in South Africa foll...
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