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Book flights from Asmara to Frankfurt with Qatar Airways and experience true air-travel luxury on your trip to one of Germany’s greatest cities. Feel right at home from the moment you come on-board to the moment you land. Throughout your journey, you will be able to not only enjoy a selection of in-flight services, but also relax easily with spacious and comfortable seating. Dine on delicious cuisine delivered by dedicated cabin crew who ensure that no detail is overlooked during your flight.
Frankfurt is an ancient German city on the River Main, and for centuries it has been an important commercial and financial hub. The 18th century romantic writer Goethe was born here, and one of the city’s attractions is the Goethe-Haus museum, rebuilt following its demolition during World War II. Fly to Frankfurt with Qatar Airways and explore the Old Town, or Altstadt, where residents and visitors alike enjoy the café culture in and around Romerberg Plaza.
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.
Frankfurt is the fifth-largest city in Germany, and the biggest international financial centre in Europe. Its clean streets, shining skyscrapers and affluent lifestyle are a magnet for international entrepreneurs, businessmen and women, and financiers.
Beyond the financial heart of the city is a cultured and fascinating location that has hundreds of years of history to discover.
Book a flight to Frankfurt with Qatar Airways and you'll find that Frankfurt has a unique charm and personality that is surprisingly laid back and relaxed. Frankfurt is full of contrasts – a pulsing, high-profile business epicentre that sits in the middle of a gorgeously baroque city with its own heritage.
Frankfurt’s museums are outstanding, housing some of the world’s best collections of fine art and artefacts from all over the globe. Many of the city’s best museums are located on both banks of the Main river in a district called Museumsufer.
Take the subway to Schweizer Platz (southern bank) or Willy-Brandt-Platz (northern bank). The German Architecture Museum (Architektur Museum) is particularly noteworthy, as is the Film Museum, which is particularly interesting if you are a keen fan of early German movie making inspired by the Bauhaus movement.
Römerberg is the historic centre of Frankfurt and full of fabulous architecture and unexpected surprises down narrow streets and alleyways. Some buildings date back to the 14th and 15th century, although ruins dating back to the Roman period are also visible at the Archäologische Garten, which is next to the cathedral.
The splendid Old Opera building (Alte Oper) is a cultural centre for some of the best music recitals in the country. The magnificent fountains outside are a wonderful photo opportunity, with the imposing 19th century Renaissance style opera building as a backdrop.
Opera here is of exceptional quality, and tickets for performances are available all year round.
Flights to Frankfurt with Qatar Airways land at Frankfurt Airport, one of the busiest air transport hubs in Europe. 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 Frankfurt please check the visa and passport requirements.
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