The press release by the Airline noted the flight is going to enable travelers to and from Doha to enjoy convenient and seamless connectivity options, with minimum layover in Addis Ababa, thanks to Ethiopian extensive network in Africa covering 49 destinations. Convenient connections will be available to and from cities such as Johannesburg, Nairobi, Kinshasa, Lagos, Accra, Dakar, Dar-es-Salaam and Entebbet, it furthered.
The flight to and from Doha takes the total number of Ethiopian international destinations to 84 across five continents. Doha is also is the tenth destination for the Airline in East Africa.
Commenting on the development, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam, said: "We are very pleased to spread our wings to Doha, one of the most vibrant and fastest growing economic hubs in the Middle East. The new flights to Doha will offer better connectivity and more convenient mobility between the State of Qatar and the Continent of Africa."
Ethiopian Airlines currently has 84 international destinations and over 200 daily flights. It uses, according to the press release, the latest technology aircrafts such as B777s and B787s.
Source: Ethiopian Airlines Press Release