aviation

Qatar Airways to open Djibouti route

Carrier is launching direct flights to the Horn of Africa later this year

Staff Report
17:34 March 23, 2014

Dubai: Qatar Airways is launching flights to Djibouti in Africa later this year, the airline announced on Sunday.

The three times a week service from the airline’s Doha hub to Djibouti will begin from July 27. Last September, Qatar Airways launched a three times a week direct service to Ethiopia, which shares a border with Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. The Doha-Djibouti route will be served with an Airbus A320 fitted with up to 12 seats in business class and up to 132 seats in economy.