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When you experience the comfort of flights from Asmara to Doha with Qatar Airways, you’ll appreciate the true meaning of luxury air travel. Recline and relax in plenty of personal space, and take your pick from a menu of exceptional gourmet cuisine. While you fly to Doha, take the chance to choose from a selection of in-flight, award-winning services, brought to you with a smile by our professional and friendly cabin crew. All of this comes together to shape a memorable flight focused around your comfort.
The capital of Qatar is a thriving city with wild aspirations and an ever-shifting cityscape of glittering, glass-clad towers. As well as being a bay for progressive architects, Doha is full of cultural and historic attractions to see when you fly here with Qatar Airways. Start by taking a stroll along the famous Corniche promenade, and then visit the magnificent Museum of Islamic Art, with its unique collections garnered from across the Islamic world. Also, don’t miss Souq Waqif, a traditional bazaar for some authentic haggling!
Eritrea’s largest international airport, Asmara International Airport is a relatively compact and efficient departure point from this fascinating country. Customers flying from Asmara with Qatar Airways will find the airport to be friendly and secure, with adequate facilities and a helpful, professional team ready to provide you with a memorable start to your journey.
The airport has a history dating back to 1922, making it one of the oldest in Africa and a key transport hub internationally. Recent improvements to the runway have opened up a number of new routes from the airport, placing it firmly on the map for international travellers.
Transportation and parking
The airport is close to the city of Asmara and is reasonably served by buses and taxis. However, travellers with larger amounts of luggage would be well advised to pre-book a taxi through their hotel, as buses to the airport can be very crowded. There is limited available parking for short- and long-term stays, and spaces do fill up quickly.
At the airport
Customers flying from Asmara with Qatar Airways depart from the main Departure area. This compact airport is easy to navigate, but due to very tight security checks it is advisable to arrive at least one to two hours before your flight is due to board to check-in and clear security checks.
Facilities and amenities
The airport has a selection of facilities for passengers, including a First and Business-class lounge area, several shops selling a selection of goods, and a number of vendors providing food and beverages.
Book a flight to Doha with Qatar Airways and you’ll be flying into the home of our airline, and the home of international travel.
This remarkable city is also developing at an incredible pace, becoming one of the fastest-growing cities in the Gulf region.
Home to the Educational City, museums, cultural attractions and much more, Doha is a surprising destination that is full of interesting sights and activities.
Dominated by its crescent-shaped bay, Doha was originally a collection of fishing and pearl-diving villages. Today, its skyline rivals that of any international destination worldwide. A flight to Doha with Qatar Airways gives you a chance to discover this fascinating city for yourself.
Doha has a wonderful selection of museums, including the Msheireb Enrichment Centre. This is a barge docked at the Doha Corniche, close to one of the city's oldest landmarks, the Sheraton Hotel. It holds exhibits that chart the country’s historic background as well as its continuing plans for the future.
The Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art has recently opened and is home to a collection of modern art from across the Arab world.
The Al Koot Fort was built in 1880, and is a popular photographic stop for tourists visiting Souq Waqif – a charming traditional market and the social heart of the city. The Clock Tower is next to the Grand Mosque, and because of its hilltop position it offers panoramic views of Doha and the Corniche.
Doha Heritage Village is located along the Corniche in Al Rumeilia Park, and is based on a traditional Qatari village.
Flights to Doha with Qatar Airways land at Doha International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Doha please check the visa and passport requirements.
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