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Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways Put Eritrea on the Global Aviation Map

Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways has found a new country to serve - Eritrea. On 19 August the Star Alliance carrier Turkish Airlines began thrice-weekly flights from its Istanbul Atatürk (IST) hub to Asmara (ASM). Qatar Airways would be adding Asmara to its route network with twice-weekly direct services from Doha starting in December.
Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways has found a new country to serve – Eritrea. On 19 August the Star Alliance carrier Turkish Airlines began thrice-weekly flights from its Istanbul Atatürk (IST) hub to Asmara (ASM). Qatar Airways would be adding Asmara to its route network with twice-weekly direct services from Doha starting in December.

By Anna-Aero,

WITH the arrival last week of Turkish Airlines services from Istanbul, Asmara International Airport, serving the capital of Eritrea, has arrived on the global aviation scene.

It was also confirmed recently that Qatar Airways would be adding Asmara to its route network with twice-weekly direct services from Doha starting in December.

Located across the Red Sea from Saud Arabia and with Sudan, Ethiopia and Djibouti as neighbours, Eritrea has been under the influence of Italy and the UK during the last 100 years. Continue reading Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways Put Eritrea on the Global Aviation Map