Posted on November 09, 2014

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has finalised preparations to start three weekly flights to Doha, Qatar from the beginning of next month, said news360.

The flights to Doha will bring the total number of Ethiopian international destinations across five continents to 84. Doha marks the 10th Ethiopian destination to the Middle East. With this new flight, travellers 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 Lagos, Nairobi, Kinshasa, Accra, Dakar, Dar-es-Salaam and Entebbe.

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“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. This year, Ethiopian was ranked by IATA as the largest airline in Africa in revenue and profit.