HARGEISA, 1 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Travelling to Somaliland is now easier with the launch of direct flights to the city of Hargeisa in the country by East African Safari Air Express.
This follows the signing of a bilateral trade agreement between the airline and the Government of Somaliland last year.
However, no bilateral agreements have been put in place between the Kenyan government and the country
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The firm will be operating scheduled flights twice a week, on Tuesday and Saturday’s.
Mr Hussein Ali Duale, minister of Finance of Somaliland, said this is bound to open the country to trade from the East African Community.
The two-hour flight from JKIA cuts down on a tedious 12-hour journey of connecting flights.
Source: Daily Nation