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Ethiopian Airlines exporting flowers from Kenya

Ethiopian Airlines has started using Eldoret International Airport in Kenya for the export of flowers and other goods directly to the European market.

Airport manager Walter Agong on Tuesday said the carrier will be landing at the facility with electronic goods and taking off with horticultural products.

“The airline has made its maiden trip and will be linking the airport with markets in Europe where there is high demand for horticulture products, increasing viability of the facility,” said Mr Agong.

Horticultural production in Western Kenya is however still too low to fill up a cargo plane at one go and export the products directly to markets in Europe.

Read more at the Daily Nation

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