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At Qatar Airways we believe that every journey, whether it is for business or pleasure, should be of the highest possible standard. This is why our attentive cabin crew are award-winning – because they will not just make your journey comfortable and stress-free, but will give you a truly 5-star experience from the moment you board to the moment you land. Relax and enjoy flights from Abu Dhabi to Alexandria with Qatar Airways.
Not only is Alexandria steeped in culture and tradition, but it is also Egypt’s largest industrial port. This makes it popular not only with tourists looking for some of Egypt’s many historical treasures, but also business travellers too. Alongside attractions such as Alexandria National Museum, you will also find many luxury hotels, restaurants and modern shopping centres.
Winner of the coveted ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ Skytrax Award for three consecutive years, Abu Dhabi airport brings together everything that you could want in a departure point.
Convenience, great facilities and friendly staff make the beginning of your journey as easy and as stress-free as possible. Shop, dine and unwind as you rediscover the joy of international travel.
Transportation and Parking
A total of 1,430 parking spaces are available, with the majority focused around Terminal 3. Here you’ll find an ultra-modern, multi-storey parking area within walking distance of both Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. It has covered, temperature controlled parking bays and air-conditioned pedestrian walkways to both terminals.
Long-term parking is available for a maximum of 60 days. The distinctive, green and white A1 buses depart from the lower curbside outside Terminals 1 and 3 and outside Terminal 2, the Cargo Building and the Police Complex. Car hire, chauffeur-driven limousines and a pick-up and collection services are all available.
Arriving at Abu Dhabi International Airport
If you are flying from Abu Dhabi with Qatar Airways then you will need to head to Terminal 1. An online check-in service is available.
To the left of the entrance gate you can pay for your parking, while airport information is situated to the right, next to the Abu Dhabi information desk.
Facilities and Amenities
Facilities in Terminal 1 are plentiful, ranging from a selection of banks and ATM points, to passenger information and visa collection points (to the right of the second entrance gate).
A selection of shops selling everything from perfume and sunglasses, to books, jewellery and fine leather goods are distributed throughout all three levels of the terminal. Cafés and food outlets serve everything from fast food to light snacks and refreshments.
Egypt’s second most popular destination after the capital of Cairo, Alexandria is the country’s key port and the gateway to the Mediterranean. Once the home of the Alexandria Lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, today it’s a cosmopolitan city, bustling port and vibrant home to 3.5million people.
Alexandria still has plenty to offer tourists looking for that authentic Egyptian experience, with ancient monuments and fascinating museums charting its history as a centre for culture and learning. Book a flight to Alexandria with Qatar Airways and discover more about this culturally rich location.
While the mighty lighthouse and its legendary library may have long since gone, there are plenty of historic sites to keep visitors interested. The huge Citadel of Qaitbay is located on the spot once occupied by the lighthouse, and overlooks the harbour.
The catacombs of Kom el-Shouqafa, at Karmouz, is a stunning series of tombs filled with statues and carvings that are a fusion of Roman, Greek and Egyptian cultural references, echoing the cosmopolitan nature of the city itself.
Pompey's Pillar, also in Karmouz, is a 25metre-high granite column erected in AD297, while the Roman theatre at Kom El-Dikka was also constructed at around the same time.
If you want to get out of the heat of the midday sun but still feel the need to soak up some cultural references, then Alexandria’s museums are particularly good, especially the Alexandria National Museum. For a moment of quiet contemplation and solitude, head to the beautiful 18th century El-Mursi Abul-Abbas Mosque.
Flights to Alexandria with Qatar Airways land at Borg El Arab 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 Alexandria please check the visa and passport requirements.