Qatar Airways has started its first commercial flight to Mogadishu on Manday.
The first flight of the company was officially launched on Monday and will be from Doha to Mogadishu via Djibouti.
“Starting 1 July 2019, experience Qatar Airways’ award-winning service and unparalleled hospitality with flights from Mogadishu,” the company confirms.
QTR 1459 operating Airbus 320-232 is scheduled to fly three times a week via Djibouit.
This new airline operation to Mogadishu is expected to lower the ticket price and will rejuvenate already growing international carrier market in Somalia. Mogadishu is one of the most expensive destination comparing to the neighboring countries.
Qatar Airways flies to 172 international destinations around the world
Several International airlines have already restarted their flights to Mogadishu in recent years.
Ethiopian Airlines ,Turkish Airlines and Kenya Airways are the only international airlines operating the horn of Africa nation. Air Uganda which recently lunched its operations is expected to add Mogadishu to its international routes.