Travel in style and comfort on flights from Addis Ababa to Chicago with Qatar Airways. Choose from a selection of award-winning in-flight services, and stretch out in the generous personal space our custom-made seats provide. Dine on gourmet cuisine and allow our attentive and efficient cabin crew to take care of all your needs along the way, so you arrive in Chicago ready to do business or explore this city’s many attractions.
Overlooking the vast, tranquil Lake Michigan, Chicago is not only one of the biggest cities in the U.S. but is renowned for its stunning architecture and skyscraper-studded skyline. Some of its more famous buildings include the very neo-Gothic Tribune Tower and more sleek and futuristic Willis Tower. Chicago’s museums are also world-class and you should certainly make a point of visiting the Art Institute when you fly here with Qatar Airways, as its Impressionist collections are especially inspiring.
Bole International Airport serves the country of Ethiopia, providing a busy and modern international air hub that connects with destinations around the world. Formerly known (and still referred to by some taxi drivers) as Haile Selassie I International Airport, its recent regeneration has increased its capacity for both cargo and passenger flights.
The expansion of the runway has enabled this airport to cater to larger aircrafts such as Airbus 380s, and modernisation inside the terminal ensures a memorable and smooth customer experience for those flying from Addis Ababa with Qatar Airways. The airport is efficient and clean, and customers are well catered for with modern amenities and an attentive level of service from friendly, welcoming staff.
Transportation and parking
Minibuses head to and from the airport from Bole Dild minibus station, located under the flyover opposite the terminal. For customers with luggage, a taxi may be a better choice, and can be pre-ordered or booked by your hotel concierge. Shuttle services to and from the airport are also offered by most major hotels, and on-order limousines are also available. Additionally, a large car park is located conveniently close to the terminals, providing both short- and long-term accommodation for vehicles.
At the airport
Customers flying from Addis Ababa with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 2, one of Africa’s largest international passenger terminals. Because of the sheer size of the terminal, as well as strict security checks for all international flights, it is advisable to allow at least two hours before your flight is due to depart to check-in and clear security checks.
Facilities and amenities
While there are no business or conference facilities at Addis Ababa, customers are well looked after when it comes to amenities. Comfortable lounges provide ample waiting areas, while premium lounges are also available for First and Business class customers. A number of restaurants and cafés are open, serving everything from light snacks and drinks through to more substantial meals, and you can choose from both international and local cuisine. The shopping outlets provide a selection of both luxury goods and travel accessories, and banking facilities are also available in the terminal.
Book a flight to Chicago with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover the Midwest’s greatest city. Perched on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is famous for its colourful past, its music, and its pizzas! But it also has plenty of sights to offer visitors, making it a fascinating and exciting destination.
From an iconic skyline to a fabulous countryside right on the doorstep, Chicago is an eclectic, eccentric and enigmatic city. Dig a little deeper and you’ll find fabulous museums, galleries and some of the best live music in the U.S. Fly to Chicago with Qatar Airways and challenge your pre-conceptions of this remarkable city.
Chicago’s museums are among the best not just in the U.S., but the world. Head straight for Museum Campus, where you’ll find three of the best: the Adler Planetarium, the Field Museum of Natural History, and the Shedd Aquarium.
The nearby Museum of Science and Industry is also great fun as well as educational. If art is your passion then don’t miss out on a visit to the Art Institute of Chicago, with its unrivalled Impressionism collections.
If you have a head for heights and want to get a really fabulous panoramic view of the city then visit Trump Tower and the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower), which was once the tallest building in the world.
Qatar Airways flights to Chicago arrive at O’Hare 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 Chicago please check the visa and passport requirements.
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