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Nova Airways Launches Flight to and from Asmara

Nova Airways' Maiden Flight to Asmara- Eritrea
Nova Airways’ Maiden Flight to Asmara

By TesfaNews,

Nova Airways (O9), Sudan’s second largest carrier, began flights to Asmara today, ahead of Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways who have announced to make similar moves in the coming months.

Eritrean Minister of Tourism, Ms. Askalu Menkerios, inaugurated the launching of the direct flights to and from Asmara – Khartoum – Juba, as well as Kassala city.

Speaking during the ceremony that was held at the Asmara International Airport, Omar Mahjub, Legal Counsel of Nova Airways, said the launching of flights underscores the growing relations between Eritrea and Sudan. Continue reading Nova Airways Launches Flight to and from Asmara

Eritrean President Receives Credentials of Turky, Kuwait, Jordan, Austria, Netherlands and Nigeria Ambassadors

Ceremony. President Isaias Afwerki receiving credentials of six Ambassadors

By Shabait,

President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea today received the credentials of six Ambassadors.

The Ambassadors who presented their credentials are Mr. Firat Sunel Ambassador of Turkey, Dr. Ferdinand Maultaschl Ambassador of Austria, Senator Lawan Gana Ambassador of Nigeria, Mrs. Drs. S.T. Blankhart Ambassador of the Netherlands, Mr. Faad Saad Almeilih Ambassador of Kuwait and Mr. Sulieman Naezeli Alqawn Ambassador of Jordan. Continue reading Eritrean President Receives Credentials of Turky, Kuwait, Jordan, Austria, Netherlands and Nigeria Ambassadors

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.

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

Turkish Airlines to Launch Direct Flight to Asmara

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By TesfaNews,

In a bid to develop Turkey’s new diplomatic, trade and investment relations with the State of Eritrea, Turkey’s national flag-carrier airlines will soon commence direct flights to Asmara.

The announcement was disclosed by Ambassador Fazil Corman who was in the country leading a Turkish delegation comprised of Dr. Mehmet Yilmaz, Deputy of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency, and Mr. Sadik Yildiz, Representative of the country’s Business Community.  Continue reading Turkish Airlines to Launch Direct Flight to Asmara