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Lufthansa to Resume Flights to Eritrea under new Air Traffic Agreement

I am visiting business circles in İstanbul to discuss how to enhance bilateral ties. I’ll also meet with Turkish Airlines to discuss direct flights between Turkey and Eritrea” – Ambassador Firat Sunel

Lufthansa will face a fierce competition from Turkish Airlines in the lucrative Asmara flight before the end of this year.
Lufthansa will face a fierce competition from Turkish Airlines in the lucrative Asmara flight before the end of this year.

By Reuters,

German airline Lufthansa has stopped flights to Asmara, capital of Eritrea, pending the signing of a new air traffic agreement between Germany and the African state, a spokesman for the airline said on Tuesday.

Lufthansa previously flew to Asmara three times a week from Frankfurt via Jedda but cancelled its flights from last weekend. Reservations have been cancelled and flights rebooked via Cairo through Lufthansa’s partner Egypt Air, the spokesman added. Continue reading Lufthansa to Resume Flights to Eritrea under new Air Traffic Agreement