Experience what it’s like on one of the world’s premium 5-star airlines, with flights from Doha to Sana’a with Qatar Airways. Our award-winning cabin crew would love to welcome you on board one of our state-of-the-art aircraft that is spacious and modern, designed with your comfort in mind. It doesn’t matter whether you are travelling to this fascinating destination to explore its historical treasures or to visit family and friends, at Qatar Airways we deliver the very highest standards of excellence and a passenger-focused service from check-in to landing.
Sana’a is Yemen’s largest city and is remarkable for the richness of its history and culture, visible, in particular, in the Old Town region. Whilst Sana’a is filled with many amazing cultural landmarks, from the Rock Palace to the Great Mosque of Sana’a, as the largest city in Yemen this vibrant destination is a key commercial and financial hub – and very welcoming to tourists and business travellers
Doha to Sana’a route guide
• Flight distance: 832 miles (1339 kilometres)
• Flight duration: 2 hours 50 minutes
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.
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Sana'a is believed to have been founded by Shem, the son of Noah.
As a result, the city has the nickname of "Sam City" and is an eclectic mix of ancient and modern side by side. It is a destination that is well off the usual tourist trail and is suitable for more adventurous travellers and those who have business in the city’s busy commercial and financial sector.
Book a flight to Sana’a with Qatar Airways and you’ll have the chance to explore a fascinating city that is relatively untouched by the usual tourist trappings that many other destinations suffer from.
From one of the oldest mosques in the world to some of the most modern and high-tech buildings, this is a city of contrasts built on traditional values and modern, forward-thinking progress.
The heart of Sana'a is it’s Old City, which is listed as a World Heritage site and of international importance.
The unique Yemeni style of architecture - multiple-storey tower houses with the distinctive qamariya windows – dominates the skyline, and in the Old City limits you’ll find one of the largest and busiest souks in the Arabian Peninsula, the Souk al-Milh.
The city is home to the Great Mosque of Sana'a, which is one of the oldest mosques in the world and a hugely important location in Islam.
It is believed that the oldest-known written copy of the Quran was found here, making it a place of pilgrimage for thousands of devotees. Another huge mosque, the Al Saleeh Mosque, is located close to the Presidential Palace.
To find out more about the ancient way of life in Oman, a trip to the hidden village of Thilaa is well worth the journey, while a trip to the National Museum will give you a good insight into the history and culture of the Peninsula.
Flights to Sana’a with Qatar Airways land at Sana'a 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 Sana’a please check the visa and passport requirements.
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