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At Qatar Airways we don’t just believe in the destination, we believe in the journey – which is why our long-haul service aspires to a premium standard of luxury. From the moment you check in you can expect that legendary Middle Eastern welcome as our award-winning cabin crew cater to your every travel need, delivering a wide range of premium services including high-quality in-flight entertainment and fresh cuisine prepared by our talented chefs.
Beirut is the largest city in Lebanon, its capital and an authentically cosmopolitan and modern metropolis. This vibrant destination is split into several districts, each with its own characteristic flavour – for example Hamra is famous for its shops, cafés and hotels and is a lively area popular with tourists. As well as being popular with holidaymakers, Beirut welcomes business travellers and has a healthy service- orientated economy and growing banking sector.
Formerly known as Kastrup Airport, Copenhagen Airport is the largest in Scandinavia and is close to Copenhagen city centre.
Because of its importance as the main air hub in Scandinavia, facilities and amenities at the airport are excellent, and passengers flying from Copenhagen with Qatar Airways will discover an efficient, friendly and premium quality service that is focused primarily on the passenger experience.
Transportation and parking
There are several bus services to and from the centre of the city to the airport. There are also free terminal shuttles, which run frequently between the terminals. The Metro station is located at the end of Terminal 3 and runs 4-6 minute intervals during the day and evening hours and every 15-20 minutes during the night. The travel time from Nørreport Station in central Copenhagen to the airport is 15 minutes.
Taxis in Copenhagen are plentiful and relatively cheap – you can ask your hotel concierge to arrange either taxis or a limousine service to the airport, which is a better option if you have a lot of luggage. There are more than 10,000 car parking spaces for short, medium and long-term stays.
Arriving in Copenhagen
Passengers flying from Copenhagen with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 2. The CPH lounge is open to all passengers, while the Aspire and the Aviator lounges also offer a selection of facilities including Wi-Fi.
Facilities and amenities
An extensive business centre with 29 meeting rooms is available in Terminal 3, while Terminal 2 (International flights) offers a good selection of facilities too. Wi-Fi is available for a fee, and there are Internet kiosks throughout Terminal 2. Banks, ATMs and a Bureau de Change are located in T2, and there is also a good selection of retail outlets offering passengers an excellent choice of goods and accessories.
Food and drinks vendors are plentiful, serving everything from some Danish and Scandinavian specialities through to international cuisine. There’s a play area for children and, unusually, a special lounge area for teenagers too.
A fascinating history combines with a forward-looking attitude to create a city that has real character and charm. Beirut is unique – a vibrant, bustling and busy city that still retains that ‘Paris of the Middle East’ culture, but also embraces its rich past.
From the trendy shopping district of Verdun to the relaxed seafront area of Ain El Mraiseh, Beirut is a diverse and eclectic city full of contradictions. Dotted throughout its sprawling suburbs are reminders of its ancient Hellenistic, Roman and Ottoman past. Book a flight to Beirut with Qatar Airways and discover this heady mix of old and new for yourself.
While there are plenty of manmade sites to see, nature has been kind to Beirut too. The striking Pigeon Rocks is a huge natural arch that juts out of the Mediterranean, and is the perfect spot to pause with a coffee and watch the sun set over the ocean.
Jeita Grotto, located just 20km north of the city at the Valley of Nahr al-Kalb is a remarkable labyrinth of crystallised caves. A cable car ride that gives you a glorious view of the surrounding countryside takes you to the cave entrance.
Back in the city the Place de l'Etoile (Nejmeh Square) in the Downtown district is the spiritual heart of Beirut, with several important and beautifully decorated religious buildings located here.
Beirut is a very green city, and there are plenty of parks and opens spaces to visit once you’ve had your fill of the excellent museums and galleries for the day. They’re also home to a multitude of festivals, open-air music and cultural shows and relaxed gatherings throughout the year.
Flights to Beirut with Qatar Airways land at Beirut Rafik Hariri 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 Beirut please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: Lebanese Pound (LBP)
Voltage: 220 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type A / B / C / D / G
International dialing code: +961
More Information: Read our Beirut Travel Guide
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