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Bole international airport terminal change ?

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Bole international airport terminal change ?

I have 9 hrs layover between flights. Iam arriving at Terminal 1 and departing from terminal 2. Normally I dont need a transit visa but May I pass to terminal 2 without passport control ? If so I need a transit visa. Thanks.

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1. Re: Bole international airport terminal change ?

This is a tricky one. Are you arriving at T1 on Qatar or another Middle Eastern airline??

Ask the airline but they probably won't know.

I don't know either.

Do you know if your luggage will go straight thru to ,2nd flight?

If answer to that is yes...then ask if you can be bussed from tarmac to Term 2...most planes coming into T2 are not docked onto walkways.

Passengers are bussed in to T1 and I think you may have option of bus to T2...OK IF your luggage is staying in the system..

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2. Re: Bole international airport terminal change ?

I think arriving terminal 1 means Saudi air lines or Qatar air lines and continue Terminal 2 with Ethiopian air lines, Could you please let us know your flight details? No need to have transit visa as there is a bus from Terminal 1 to terminal 2.

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3. Re: Bole international airport terminal change ?

I will be flying with Turkish Airlines arriving to Terminal 2 then I need to change terminal 1 to depart for Zambia

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4. Re: Bole international airport terminal change ?

Where did you get that info

Only EA fly Addis to Zambia and it is T2..unless it has changed..

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5. Re: Bole international airport terminal change ?

I confirm both flights are on Terminal 2.

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6. Re: Bole international airport terminal change ?

You'll only need a transit visa if you are actually leaving the airport.

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7. Re: Bole international airport terminal change ?

Does any one have problem arising from an international flight using domestic departure hub. If you are first time flyer out of bole and Qatar not having a permanent Hub cause lots of confusion at midnight to go from international terminal to the domestic side which is quite a distance aside the security check and other problems.

Qatar airport staff are not helpful as other airlines staff.

I am sorry to say this but it is the last time I will fly Qatar even if it is free, my last trip has left a bad taste in my mouth that will last for a long time.

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