|Ethiopian to Start Flights to Doha - 23 October, 2014|
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.
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