Qatar Airways today announced a further expansion of its African operations.
The carrier reveals plans to launch scheduled flights to Eritrea’s capital city Asmara, effective 4 December 2014.
The twice-weekly flights will operate from Doha to Asmara and will be served by an Airbus A320 featuring 12 seats in Business Class and 132 seats in Economy.
Strategically located by the Red Sea, the economy of Eritrea has experienced considerable growth in recent years as the country has capitalised on its extensive deposits of natural resources such as copper, gold, granite, marble, and potassium. Capital city Asmara also has much to offer the leisure traveller being a city steeped in rich architecture and culture.
The DOHA – ASMARA schedules, 2-times-a-week with effect from 4 December 2014 are:-
Thursdays and Saturdays
Depart Doha QR1443 at 2030 hrs, arrive Asmara at 2359 hrs
Fridays and Sundays
Depart Asmara QR1444 at 0245 hrs, arrive Doha at 0605 hrs