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There are a number of distinguishing features on flights from Melbourne to Brussels with Qatar Airways. The delicious in-flight cuisine is exemplary and you’ll have an amazing amount of comfortable seating space to relax in during your long-haul flight to Belgium’s beautiful capital. All this, and a great list of in-flight entertainment to choose from, goes to make up the ultimate passenger experience with Qatar Airways.
Brussels is the headquarters of many of the EU’s financial and administrative institutions, and as such is a centre of excellence on many levels. It has some of the best restaurants on the continent and its shops and malls sell every type of designer label. Brussels’ strategic position at a European crossroads has left a legacy of ancient buildings and delightful architectural styles, and helped define this magical city.
This award-winning airport is one of the most popular in Australia, taking business and leisure travellers to destinations all over the globe. Qatar Airways flights from Melbourne take you to our hub in Doha, and the sheer comfort and luxury of Melbourne Airport means that your journey is a pleasure from the very start.
Aboriginal art decorates the airport terminals, while modern shopping options provide you with those last-minute gifts and souvenirs.
Transportation and parking
Short-term parking is available close to the main terminal, while longer-term options are also available. Business parking is just a few metres from the main building, and pick-up and drop-off points are located outside the main entrances.
A bus service runs from the long-term parking area to the main terminal. The Skybus to, and from, the airport runs from the city centre every 15 minutes, while other bus services run throughout the day. Taxis are plentiful, and a pre-book limousine service and car rental are also on offer.
Arriving in Melbourne
Qatar Airways flights from Melbourne depart from Terminal 2, which handles all outbound international flights. An expansion scheme was completed in 2012, providing greater space for retail outlets and passenger lounges.
Because Qatar Airways uses the new A380 Airbus, most departures will be from Gate 9 and11.
Facilities and amenities
The Air Lounge in Terminal 2 offers passengers a relaxing location to grab a quick bite before boarding their Qatar Airways flight from Melbourne.
A number of Australian produce outlets are also located in Terminal 2, as well as luxury accessories retailers and shops selling everything from surfing paraphernalia to perfumes and watches. There is also a large number of food options, from small cafés to excellent restaurants serving international cuisine.
Book a flight to Brussels with Qatar Airways and you’ll find a city that is situated in the very heart of Europe, both physically and influentially.
It’s not only a commercial, financial and political epicentre, but Brussels also introduces visitors to a delightful blend of attractions, cultural experiences and sights.
Brussels is criss-crossed with cobbled streets, down which you’ll discover small museums, galleries and boutiques. Book a flight to Brussels with Qatar Airways and discover this characterful, charming city for yourself.
The best way to see as many sights as possible without worrying about queuing for tickets at every single one is to pick up a ‘Brussels Card’ and start exploring. Start-off with the Grand Place-Grote Markt, which is surrounded by centuries-old buildings and is beautifully lit up at night.
The famous Manneken Pis statue is typical of the city’s more quirky and bold side. The locals dress him up in different costumes throughout the year.
The best views of the city can be had from the Arc de Triomphe-Triomfboog in Parc du Cinquantenaire-Jubelpark, whilst the ultra-modern Atomium hosts regular exhibitions and events.
You should also check out some of the city’s many museums, including the Natural Sciences Museum of Belgium, and the Horta Museum’s beautiful Art Nouveau collections.
Flights to Brussels with Qatar Airways land at Brussels 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 Brussels please check the visa and passport requirements.
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