Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has finalized preparations to start three weekly flights to Doha, Qatar as of 2 December 2014.
Ethiopian flights to Doha will be operated per the following schedule:-
Days of Operation
Ethiopian flights to Doha will bring the total number of Ethiopian international destinations across five continents to 84. The city will mark the 10th Ethiopian destination to the Middle East.
With this new flight, travelers to and from Doha will enjoy convenient and seamless connectivity options, with minimum layover in Addis Ababa, thanks to Ethiopian extensive network in Africa covering 49 destinations. Convenient connections will be available to and from cities such as Johannesburg, Nairobi, Kinshasa, Lagos, Accra, Dakar, Dar-es-Salaam and Entebbe.
"We are very pleased to spread our wings to Doha, one of the most vibrant and fastest growing economic hubs in the Middle East. The new flights to Doha will offer better connectivity and more convenient mobility between the State of Qatar and the Continent of Africa." said Tewolde Gebremariam, CEO Ethiopian Airlines Group.
Ethiopian is a global Pan-African carrier currently serving 84 international destinations across 5 continents with over 200 daily flights using the latest technology aircraft such as the B777s and B787s.
Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its operations in the past close to seven decades, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success.
Ethiopian commands the lion share of the pan-African passenger and cargo network operating the youngest and most modern fleet to more than 81 international destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as the Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200LR Freighter and Bombardier Q-400 with double cabin. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft.
Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with seven business centers: Ethiopian Domestic and Regional Airline; Ethiopian International Passenger Airline; Ethiopian Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering Services; and Ethiopian Ground Service. Ethiopian is a multi-award winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.
Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam Group Chief Executive Officer