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Fly to Cairo with Qatar Airways from Abu Dhabi and enjoy sightseeing the famous Pyramids, exploring the souks and markets of the city or doing business in the vibrant commercial sector of Egypt’s capital. Our award-winning service and 5-star luxury will bring you to the heart of this ancient country in a comfort and style.
Our friendly cabin crew will attend to your every need, while our delicious cuisine and in-flight entertainment will keep your flight comfortable and stress-free during your journey to one of the world’s oldest cities.
From the mighty Pyramids and the riches of the tombs of the Kings to a vibrant business sector, Cairo’s ancient and modern personalities sit comfortably side by side, creating an eclectic cultural mix that’s a truly memorable experience.
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.
What can you say that hasn’t already been said about this extraordinary destination? Fly to Cairo with Qatar Airways and you will be stepping into one of the world’s largest open-air museums. Dominated by the Giza Pyramids in the distance, Cairo is a modern, thriving city that welcomes visitors from around the world.
In the heart of this ancient city you’ll discover souks, markets, museums and cultural attractions that make it one of the most diverse and fascinating destinations. Egypt is a historic and culturally-rich country, and a flight to Cairo with Qatar Airways will give you the chance to discover it for yourself. One trip is never enough.
Egypt is one big tourist attraction – and each location is unique. Once you’ve explored the markets and souks, then a visit to the famous Al-Azhar Mosque –the world’s oldest university – should be next on your itinerary.
If you want to get a great overview of the city then head to the Cairo Tower on Gezira Island. For a glimpse of the extraordinary history of this country the Egyptian Museum in Midan Al Tahrir (or Tahrir Square) has the best collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world, including those incredible jewels and treasures from King Tut’s tomb.
Once you’ve had your appetite for ancient Egypt wetted, head on to the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, Egypt’s main tourist attractions.
A trip to Cairo must include a visit to Abdeen Palace, home of King Farouk, and Khan El Khalily, the main souk in Cairo.
Flights to Cairo with Qatar Airways land at Cairo 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 Cairo please check the visa and passport requirements.
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