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When you check in on flights from Melbourne to Dubai with Qatar Airways, you’re assured of a top quality travel experience. Not only will you experience award-winning service, but you’ll also have the space to stretch your legs, and enjoy our delicious onboard cuisine. Air travel has never been such a delight, and your opinion of long-haul will be completely transformed.
Dubai is more of a city-state than a city, and is the most progressive and modern of the seven United Arab Emirates. The trade and tourism sectors have grown at an extraordinary rate in recent years, and its infrastructure is quite superb. You’ll be able to take full advantage of the excellent tourist amenities on offer, including fine dining, shopping, sunbathing and sports, and attractions such as the Dubai Museum and Jumeirah Mosque are very popular.
This award-winning airport is one of the most popular in Australia, taking business and leisure travellers to destinations all over the globe. Qatar Airways flights from Melbourne take you to our hub in Doha, and the sheer comfort and luxury of Melbourne Airport means that your journey is a pleasure from the very start.
Aboriginal art decorates the airport terminals, while modern shopping options provide you with those last-minute gifts and souvenirs.
Transportation and parking
Short-term parking is available close to the main terminal, while longer-term options are also available. Business parking is just a few metres from the main building, and pick-up and drop-off points are located outside the main entrances.
A bus service runs from the long-term parking area to the main terminal. The Skybus to, and from, the airport runs from the city centre every 15 minutes, while other bus services run throughout the day. Taxis are plentiful, and a pre-book limousine service and car rental are also on offer.
Arriving in Melbourne
Qatar Airways flights from Melbourne depart from Terminal 2, which handles all outbound international flights. An expansion scheme was completed in 2012, providing greater space for retail outlets and passenger lounges.
Because Qatar Airways uses the new A380 Airbus, most departures will be from Gate 9 and11.
Facilities and amenities
The Air Lounge in Terminal 2 offers passengers a relaxing location to grab a quick bite before boarding their Qatar Airways flight from Melbourne.
A number of Australian produce outlets are also located in Terminal 2, as well as luxury accessories retailers and shops selling everything from surfing paraphernalia to perfumes and watches. There is also a large number of food options, from small cafés to excellent restaurants serving international cuisine.
Fly to Dubai with Qatar Airways and experience one of the most luxurious, elegant and vibrant cities in the world.
In just 50 years Dubai has gone from a small fishing village to the capital of luxury, with the finest hotels, shopping and restaurants.
Dubai also has plenty to see - from the world’s tallest skyscraper, the 828-metre Burj Khalifa, to the enchanting Bastakiya District, one of the last remaining areas of Old Dubai.
Flights to Dubai with Qatar Airways will give you the chance to discover this diverse and fascinating city for yourself.
The Dubai Museum lets you catch a glimpse into the historical roots of the city.
You can experience the city’s modern-day cultural vibrancy for yourself by exploring the souqs and traditional Arabian buildings in the historic Bur Dubai area.
Another entirely different side of Dubai can be explored in Deira, where you can visit perfume and spice souqs, as well as the bustling Gold Souq, home to some of the city’s finest jewellery.
If you’ve got a head for heights, Dubai boasts some of the world’s top 100 tallest buildings providing those brave souls, who are willing to ascend to the dizzy heights, with incredible panoramic views of this unique location.
Flights to Dubai with Qatar Airways land at Dubai 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 Dubai please check the visa and passport requirements.
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