Qatar Airways make first flight to Mogadishu with 115 passengers on board.
Qatar Airways has launched a flight to Somalia. The flight will enable Somalia recover from the stalemate caused by years of devastating violence and wars. It will also contribute to rebuilding the country.
The flight also offers foreigners the opportunity to travel to Mogadishu in order to reach them. Meanwhile, the first flight took off from Doha and arrived Mogadishu’s Aden Adde International Airport just before 3 pm. It was carrying 115 passengers.
In March this year, CEO of Qatar Airways, Akbar Al Baker announce that the Doha-Mogadishu flight will boost trade with Somalia and also caters for the demand of the route.
— Yusuf Garaad (@ygaraad) July 1, 2019
The inaugural flight has made Qatar join the list of Airlines that has launched flight to Mogadishu. This is due to the improve security situation in the country. Other Airlines include Ethiopian Airlines and Turkish Airways.
According to the flight arrangement, Qatar Airways will make three trips every week to Somalia. This is help ease travel between both Qatar and Somalia.