Ethiopian Airlines Group recently marked the commencement of a thrice weekly service to Bahrain at a reception ceremony held at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport on August 17, 2017. Heralding the inaugural flight, Mr Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, said; “Bahrain is an important destination in the Middle East joining the ever emerging Ethiopian destinations to the Gulf. We are glad that we have resumed our services following the growing trade, tourism and investment ties between Bahrain and Ethiopia and the continent of Africa at large. With more than 100 passenger and cargo destinations worldwide, our network is designed in such a way that connects Africa with the major trading partners in Asia, Middle East, South and North America and Europe. The fact that the flight is full from its commencement flight designates the success and significance of our service to Bahrain. “ Ethiopian currently flies to major cities in the Middle East; Beirut, Dammam, Doha, Jeddah, Kuwait, Dubai, Madinah, Muscat, Riyadh and Sharjah.