When you book a flight from Chicago to Kuwait with Qatar Airways, you’re assured of a rare level of attention and service that’s focused around you. In addition to choosing from a selection of premium-quality services on-board, sit back and stretch out in ample seating space and take your pick from a menu of delicious cuisine. This combination of exceptional comfort and first-rate services delivered by an attentive cabin crew makes your journey to Kuwait for business or pleasure one to remember.
At the centre of Kuwait stands the mighty Grand Mosque, or Al-Masjid Al-Kabir, a wonderful building that incorporates traditional Islamic architecture and attracts visitors and worshipers from across the region and farther afield. In Dhow Harbour you can see the old sailing ships and dhows that used to ply this coastline for trade, and see some of the old merchant houses in nearby Doha Village. The National Museum is also among Kuwait’s major attractions when you visit here with Qatar Airways.
For an airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport has a remarkable little secret – it’s got a very eco-friendly ‘green’ policy.
Fly with Qatar Airways from Chicago and you can’t fail to notice the fabulous Aeroponic Garden and the wetlands restoration project.
Even the taxis and many of the hire vehicles on offer are green-energy vehicles, making O’Hare International Airport a leader in sustainable management.
Transportation and parking
For travellers flying with Qatar Airways from Chicago, the large D Parking provides short-term parking only (no overnight parking allowed). For long-term parking the best option are economy lots E, F and G.
Transport from these areas to the airport terminals is available. Chicago’s famous CTA ‘L’ Trains take you from the centre of the city to the airport, and the Pace Suburban bus service also runs regular shuttles to the airport.
There are plenty of taxi companies all specialising in airport runs, and the taxi ranks are located outside the main entrances to the terminals.
Arriving at Chicago
Qatar Airways flights from Chicago O’Hare International Airport leave from International Terminal 5, Concourse M. A number of lounges are available for passengers. As with all U.S. airports, security is very tight, so ensure you have all your documentation ready to hand.
Facilities and amenities
The Xpress Wellness Center and Spa is the perfect place to relax and unwind before your Qatar Airways flight from Chicago.
The Executive Center in Terminal 3 provides no fewer than 26 meeting rooms for business travellers to utilise, while various airline lounges provide comfortable, quiet areas to relax in while you wait for your flight.
A number of retail outlets in Terminal 5 provide travellers with a fine selection of luxury goods, while various restaurants, eateries and cafés serve everything from quick bites and snacks to more exotic international cuisine.
A major trading point since the 1600s, Kuwait is a small but powerful country that plays a key role in the political and commercial success of the region. It is now turning into a popular tourist destination, and welcomes visitors from all over the world. Kuwait is a fascinating country with plenty to see and do.
Book a flight to Kuwait with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a city and country that has traditional values but a very modern outlook. Its petroleum and oil wealth has led to the development of resorts and luxury hotels, but there are also plenty of older attractions to fascinate and entertain visitors.
Failaka Island is just a short boat ride away from Kuwait City, and has a selection of Bronze Age and Greek archaeological sites worth visiting that demonstrate just how important on the Mediterranean trading routes Kuwait was through the ages.
The islands harbour is bustling with dhows, giving you a glimpse of Kuwaiti life outside the modern city.
Back in Kuwait City itself a good place to find traditional crafts and goods is the Al-Mubarakiya shopping district, where you’ll find plenty of souvenirs to remind you of your trip.
Much of Kuwait is flat desert, but just outside the city you’ll find the Kazmah desert cliffs. This is a great location to do a bit of off-road jeep driving, and on a clear day the view from the top of the cliffs stretches out across the bay.
Flights to Kuwait with Qatar Airways land at Kuwait 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 Kuwait please check the visa and passport requirements.
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