Qatar new route to Addis

Qatar Airways, the national airline of the State of Qatar, is set to begin three-flights-a-week to Ethiopia's capital and largest city, Addis Ababa, on September 18, 2013. The new service from Doha to Addis Ababa will be operated with an Airbus A320 in a two-class configuration of 132 seats in Economy and 12 in Business Class.

Addis Ababa joins a rapidly growing African network that Qatar Airways serves, amongst 19 other routes in North, East, West and Sub-Saharan Africa.

In the last 24 months the airline has added the following African destinations to its global route network: Benghazi (Libya); Entebbe (Uganda); Kigali (Rwanda); Tripoli (Libya) - re-launched; (Kilimanjaro (Tanzania); and Maputo (Mozambique).