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Qatar Airways Starts Regular Direct Flights to Asmara

Qatar Airways Asmara
Qatar Airways commence twice-weekly scheduled flight to and from Asmara today

By TesfaNews,

Today, Qatar Airways starts its maiden Doha-Asmara regular scheduled flights and the plane is expected to touch down Asmara International Airport tarmac at 2130.

The twice-weekly flights will be served by an Airbus A320 featuring 12 seats in Business Class and 132 seats in Economy.

The start of regular Doha-Asmara route by Qatar airways will definitely enhance connectivity and competitive quality service.  Continue reading Qatar Airways Starts Regular Direct Flights to Asmara

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.

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

First Turkish Airlines Plane Arrives Asmara

Turkish Airlines maiden flight to Asmara commence today August 19, 2014.

By TesfaNews,

The wait is now officially over. The first flight of Turkish Airlines’ has touched down Asmara International Airport tonight.

Turkish envoy to Eritrea, Ambassador Firat Sunel brakes the wonderful news on his twitter page a couple of hours ago.  Continue reading First Turkish Airlines Plane Arrives Asmara

Turkish Airlines Adds Asmara Service from Late August

Turkish Airlines set to start scheduled flights to Asmara starting Aug 19th

By TesfaNews,

ACCORDING to information published on AirlineRoute (AR) website , Turkish Airlines will start its maiden flight to Asmara on the 19th of August 2014.

Citing flight schedule data loaded in the airline GDS system, AR confirms that flight TK578 will operate three times weekly from Istanbul Ataturk – Taif – Asmara using the next-generation Boeing 737 – 800 aircraft.

The Airline does not have traffic rights yet to carry local traffic between Taif and Asmara sector. Continue reading Turkish Airlines Adds Asmara Service from Late August

Qatar Airways to Launch Djibouti Flights in July

Qatar Airways planned flight to Eritrea may not start before July?

By Andy Sambidge,

Qatar Airways today announced a further expansion of its route network in Africa with flights to Djibouti starting in July.

Thrice-weekly non-stop flights will operate from Doha to Djibouti beginning from July 27, the carrier said in a statement.

The announcement comes as Qatar Airways prepares for a busy few months ahead with the launch of scheduled flights to Philadelphia and Larnaca in April; Edinburgh and Istanbul Sabiha in May; Miami and Tokyo Haneda in June and Dallas/Fort Worth in July.  Continue reading Qatar Airways to Launch Djibouti Flights in July

Turkey and Eritrea Signed Civil Aviation Agreement

Crowding the Eritrean Skies. The historic aviation signing ceremony between Eritrea and Turkey

By TesfaNews,

Turkey and Eritrea today signed the first-time bilateral Civil Aviation Agreement in Asmara.

Earlier today, Turkish envoy to Eritrea, Ambassador Firat Sunel, disclosed that he had a historic meeting with a team of Eritrean Civil Aviation Authorities (ECAA) to negotiate on the terms of the aviation agreement.

The deal will finally pave the way for the world’s most notable airline, Turkish Airline, to kick start its scheduled flights to and from Asmara. Continue reading Turkey and Eritrea Signed Civil Aviation Agreement