Horndiplomat-The first cargo plane owned by Air Djibouti, the flag carrier of the Red Sea state of Djibouti, landed at the Hargeisa Igal International Airport on Wednesday .Horndiplomat reports
Government ministers, legislators and the Djiboutian consulate to Somaliland welcomed the maiden flight at the two international terminals in berbera-hargeisa.
“On behalf Republic of Djibouti ,I thanks the people came here at the ceremony Launches with the Air Djibouti flights in Somaliland , this is a good example for the strong relationship between Djibouti and Somaliland that to reach unity and progress , the President of republic of Djibouti has made an efforts strengthen transport ”Amb:Hussein omar Djibouti consulate in Somaliland.
the deputy minister of aviation Mr Gulleid said that the flights, both cargo and passengers, between Djibouti and Somaliland will strengthen the ties between the two Horn of Africa countries.
“The government of Somaliland warmly welcomes the Djibouti air, it’s a third international carrier in Somaliland,the Djibouti air commence Officialy flights in October 10 in berbera-hargeisa flights, Djibouti air flights strengthen the ties between Somaliland and Djibouti.”
The Ceo of Djibouti air Mr.Mayo Volkani speaks the ceremony he stated the Djibouti flights enhance to the African trade and bring back African trade back to Africa Says “Air djibouti as partners with aviation industry in somaliland, as not just passengers , we starting passengers service is also cargo.”
He added “This great deal with african cargo is controled by the big operates particularly dubai ,Its ship in to the Middleast following over the top on this region on africa and into the rest of africa, We need to be part stopping that african trade, We need bring the african trade back to africa .” said the Ceo of Djibouti Air.
The Djibouti air
The Red Sea Airlines, is the flag carrier of Djibouti. It first flew in 1963 and ceased all operations 2002. In 2015 the airline was one again relaunched as a cargo airline and has plans to start passenger flights in the first quarter of 2016. It is headquartered in the capital, Djibouti City
The Djiboutian air will be a third international airlines launches direct flight to somaliland.
The other International Airlines in Somaliland
On 2012 the Ethiopian Airlines commenced direct flights in Somaliland, the Ethiopian Airlines one of Africa’s fastest-growing carrier, whose central hub in Addis Ababa is about 365 miles (587 kilometers) away
On 2015 The Dubai-based flydubai’s launches the flights to Somaliland and landed at Hargeisa Egal International Airport marking the launch of a direct four times weekly service to Hargeisa.
The Dubai-based carrier is the first airline outside of Africa to direct flights to Hargeisa .
By:Mohamed Duale HORNDIPLOMAT Correspondent in Somaliland Tweeted:- @MohamadDuale