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We have a well-earned reputation for stylish and luxurious air travel, and with regular flights from Doha to Kozhikode with Qatar Airways you can experience the best on offer. Award-winning service and in-flight delicious cuisine come as standard features, and you’ll be amazed at the amount of personal seating space, designed to take the strain out of travelling by plane.
India’s second largest city is also its cultural and intellectual capital, packed with architecture from the colonial era and full of amazing attractions such as the vast Victoria Memorial and the famous Kozhikode Race Track. Bengali cuisine is amongst the tastiest and most varied in the world, and can be enjoyed in the city’s fine restaurants as well as at traditional roadside stalls. Enjoy panoramic views of Kozhikode from Fort William and explore the city’s numerous art galleries and museums.
From the luxury departure lounge to the oasis-styled exterior complete with gently swaying palm trees, Doha’s brand new Hamad International Airport is the very epitome of modern elegance.
Hamad International Airport one of the few Middle Eastern hubs to connect with all six continents, putting it at the very heart of the international transport system.
Transportation and Parking
Short-term parking is available at two sides on either side of the terminal, with the Eastern car park more convenient for Qatar Airways passengers.
The bus pavilion is located to the right just outside the entrance to the passenger terminal, and provides regular services into the business and residential centres of Doha.
Chauffeur- driven limousines are available on request, and car rental facilities are also on offer.
Arriving at Hamad International Airport
If you are flying from Doha in First or Business Class with Qatar Airways, the most convenient access to the airport is through Entry Gate 1. Economy class passengers will find it easiest to enter the departure hall through Entry Gates 2 and 3.
Travel from Doha with Qatar Airways and enjoy our dedicated lounges, such as our Oryx Lounge, or Gold or Silver Lounges for frequent travelers. Our premium travelers lounge, Al Mourjan, includes its own duty-free shops, private rest areas and showers.
Facilities and amenities
Free Wireless internet access is freely available too throughout the passenger terminal, along many other facilities, such as prayer rooms, children’s play areas, and hotel desks.
The airport offers a wide selection of facilities, including exclusive retail outlets and an international menu of cuisine from Asian and Arabic through to Italian and American.
Now known as Kozhikode, Calicut is a thriving metropolis that was founded on the spice and cotton trades. Today its markets are still as colourful and scented with the rich aroma of spices, while all around the city is expanding and growing into a modern, 21st century hub for industry and technology.
But hidden in amongst the new buildings are reminders of Calicut’s ancient past.
From the tranquil beauty of Kozhikode Beach to the bustling Veliyangadi bazaar, Calicut is a complex mix of laid-back charm and energetic enterprise.
Book a flight to Calicut with Qatar Airways and discover its charms for yourself.
Spices are still a major part of Calicut life, and to get a true sense of their importance head to Veliyangadi (which translates as ‘Big Bazaar’) where you’ll see banks of coloured spices laid out on sale. The aroma is truly remarkable.
The city is full of beautifully ornate temples including the Panniyankara Bhagavati and the Thiruvannur Siva Temples, as well as the sublime and tranquil Mishkal Mosque.
To get a sense of the history of the city try a visit to the Pazhassiraja Museum, which has a great selection of artefacts dating back through the ages.
Outside the city there are some opportunities to see the natural beauty of this part of India, including the stunning Kozhippara Water Falls and Dolphin's Point, which is just 15 minutes from the centre of the city and the perfect spot to watch dolphins playing in the ocean at sunset.
Calicut also has plenty of modern attractions to entertain visitors, including the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium.
Flights to Kozhikode with Qatar Airways land at Calicut 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 Calicut please check the visa and passport requirements.
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