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Experience what it’s like to travel on board an ultramodern luxury aircraft when you book flights from Karachi to Houston with Qatar Airways. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, when you fly with Qatar Airways you can expect the ultimate in comfort and service for the duration of your journey, including delicious cuisine, top quality entertainment and the attentions of our professional and courteous cabin crew, who deliver service with a smile and make you feel welcome from the moment you check in.
Houston is one of the largest cities in America, a huge, bustling Texan metropolis that does everything on a grand scale. This amazing destination is both popular with tourists and business travellers and is an important economic centre specialising in energy production but also branching out into other areas such as research and aeronautics. Whether you’re travelling to Houston to explore or partake in business, choose luxury and choose Qatar Airways.
The largest city in the Sindh province of Pakistan is served by the ultra-modern Jinnah International Airport. Named after the founder of the country, the airport is a major commercial and passenger hub for the region and connects to international destinations all over the world.
Bright, modern and friendly, Jinnah International Airport is extremely efficient. Passengers flying from Karachi with Qatar Airways will find this to be a pleasant and enjoyable starting point for any journey, with excellent facilities and a smooth, efficient service provided by friendly and professional staff.
Transportation and parking
Driving to the airport is easy – simply take the national N5 route straight there from the centre of Karachi.
The airport is well signposted and clearly marked. Taxi services from the city are plentiful, and radio-cabs are also available for pre-booking. Regular bus services link the airport with the city, and the journey time is around 50 minutes, depending on traffic conditions in the centre of the city (which can be incredibly busy!).
There is a commuter train station close by that connects directly with the city centre. Parking is limited for the size of the airport, but is conveniently placed for passengers. Short-term parking is directly opposite the terminal building, while long-term car parks are slightly further away, but still within walking distance.
Arriving at Karachi
Passengers flying from Karachi with Qatar Airways will depart from the East Concourse. A VIP lounge is available to premium class and business class passengers, as well as certain credit and club card holders.
Security at the airport is very tight, so allow extra time before your flight is due to depart to clear check in and security checks.
Facilities and amenities
The airport has excellent facilities, including prayer rooms for devotions, ATM, Bureau de Change and banking amenities, a mosque close to the main terminal, and extensive retail and food courts. Gift shops include those selling local goods and souvenirs, as well as luxury and high-end goods and accessories.
Duty Free shopping is available once you have cleared security checks, and the food court offers a range of vendors offering everything from tea and coffee through to more substantial meals.
America’s fourth largest city and the heart of the ‘Lone Star State’ of Texas, Houston is one of the most popular destinations in the U.S. A flight to Houston with Qatar Airways takes you to a Southern city that is also thriving in the arts and culture scene.
Museums and galleries line its boulevards, while attractions are designed to give you the full Texan experience throughout your stay. Warm, welcoming and friendly, Houston will encompass you in true Southern hospitality.
The best way to see the attractions (and for a discounted price) is to pick up a Houston CityPASS . The pass will give you entry into the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Downtown Aquarium, the Children’s Museum of Houston, and the Houston Space Center.
Don’t forget to make time for a visit to the Museum of Fine Arts and Houston Zoo.
If you are up for a stroll in an incredibly tranquil and peaceful environment, then visit the Rice University campus, which is set in woodland and is famous for its public artworks and architectural features.
If you fancy taking part in some outdoor pursuits, such as jogging or mountain biking, then head to Memorial Park.
Flights to Houston, Texas with Qatar Airways land at the George Bush Intercontinental 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 Houston please check the visa and passport requirements.
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