Qatar Airways continues expansion in Africa with service to Djibouti
Djibouti, October 28, 2014 (STAT):- Qatar Airways has continued its expansion in Africa with the launch of services to its latest destination, Djibouti.
The five-star airline commenced the three-times-weekly flights from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport, marking the airline’s 145th global destination.
Addressing Ministers, Ambassadors, Government officials and travel trade partners during the inaugural event in Djibouti, Qatar Airways Vice President Africa Jared Lee, said: “Qatar Airways is proud to be the first five-star airline connecting Djibouti to popular business and leisure destinations across the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas.
“Djibouti presents a great opportunity as the country has huge appeal for many with its wealth of natural resources and tourist attractions.
“Qatar Airways is delighted to give business travellers and tourists who wish to visit Djibouti, and also the people of Djibouti, an additional route to and from this destination.”
Tourist attractions in Djibouti include scuba diving, snorkeling and picturesque beaches.Qatar Airways celebrated the launch of its new route with a community initiative that supports the building of an elementary school – “Al Amal” in Djibouti. The airline has joined hands with the RAF Foundation of Qatar for this initiative.