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EthioRedSea
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International Flights to Mekelle should start !

Post by EthioRedSea » 11 Sep 2019, 05:32

Mekelle will be the main hub for international flights in North EAst Africa. Ethiopia needs to expand the airport in Mekelle. It simply brings loads of money. The Addis Ababa Airport is not suitable for international flights.

You can fly from Meklle to most middle eastern cities in 1 hour. Flights to Europe are shorter by 1-2hours. Addis Ababa should force the Ethiopian Airlines to fly to Mekelle from any international flight centre where Ethiopian Airlines has a service.

It is easier to fly to India and china or Russia from Mekelle International Airport. Ethiopia should use this opportunity. Ethiopian Airlines flies from West africa to China through Mekelle. There should be a stop over in Meklle for all airlines flying to China or India from West Africa.

The infra-structure at Mekelle International Airport should expand to meet the demands of international service: a large gas depot, hangar etc will be necessary. Cargo services for agricultural products from Wello, South Tigray and Gondar could be served from Mekelle International Airport as it is cheaper. Ethiopian farmers could sell milk and milk products to clients in Middle East and Europe, vegetables could rich Middle Eastand Europe within hours.

Addis Ababa government should take developing Ethiopia as country seriously and expand the economy in the regional states

EthioRedSea
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Re: International Flights to Mekelle should start !

Post by EthioRedSea » 11 Sep 2019, 10:35

Could somebody pass this message to Addis Ababa Government? The management of Ethiopian Airlines is anti-Ethiopia. The ethiopian economy is being stiffled because there is no rational. I think ever one thinks in terms of their ethnic group benefitting from a project. We should see Ethiopia as an economic unit and we should see sites that bring most profit as a blessing.

Please start international flights to Mekelle International Airport ! Do not be idiots ! If yoou invest everything in Addis Ababa and 30km around Addis Ababa, then the plan to make join the advanced nation is a day dream. Share resources and opportunities to all regions of Ethiopia. It is a shame Tigray has no functioning International airport upto now. Tigray is money and money - it is worth billions of dollars as tourist destination. Amhars or whoever is holding the power, see this as an opportunity to get more profits by simply making an internationation flight doable in Mekelle.

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