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Every flight with Qatar Airways, whether we are taking passengers to important business meetings or their starting point for an amazing holiday, is focused around providing the best possible passenger experience. Our attentive cabin crew will welcome you on board our spacious, state-of-the-art aircraft, providing you with 5-star services, delicious cuisine created by award-winning chefs, and ensuring you arrive relaxed and refreshed.
Not only is Melbourne a cosmopolitan, modern city with a relaxed approach to life, but it is also an important business centre and ideal starting point for exploring the wilder parts of Australia. Melbourne is perhaps most known as a cultural destination, where visitors can discover a rich selection of galleries, museums and theatres, as well as modern shopping centres, internationally renowned restaurants, and luxury hotels.
Muscat International Airport is a rapidly-expanding air transport hub that draws heavily on the design influences of Middle Eastern art.
Recent growth in passenger numbers has prompted a flurry of development, creating a more open, spacious departure area, and a greater choice when it comes to facilities, retail outlets and amenities. Qatar Airways flights from Muscat take you to destinations around the world in comfort.
Transportation and parking
Both short and long-term parking is available close to the main terminal. Parking attendants are on duty to help with any queries, and to ensure that all vehicles left in the car parks are safe and secure while the owners are away.
Pick-up and drop-off points are conveniently positioned right outside the terminal. Car hire is available in the main entrance hall, while regular buses arrive every few minutes. Buses stop on Sultan Qaboos Highway outside of the airport complex. Taxis are available, and a pre-booked limousine service is also available for passengers travelling with certain carriers.
Arriving in Muscat
Qatar Airways flights from Muscat depart from the main terminal. Check the screens as you enter the departures hall to find out which check-in desks are designated for your flight.
The Plaza Premium Lounge offers a relaxing, comfortable area for passengers while they wait for their flight to be called, with access to plenty of facilities and amenities.
Facilities and amenities
There are a number of ATMs and a Foreign Exchange Bureaus on site, as well as tourist information, porter services, prayer rooms and shower rooms. Duty-free shopping is available opposite Gate 4 on the ground floor, and a retail outlet selling a selection of magazines, books and goods is located near the east entrance. A choice of food outlets can also be found in the departures area, including Asian eateries, and cafés selling light snacks and coffee.
The cultural capital of Australia welcomes visitors from all around the world. Fly to Melbourne with Qatar Airways and find out what a pleasure long-haul travel can be with our award-winning service.
Melbourne’s reputation as a cultural centre is well-earned. Festivals, events and shows bring everything from live theatre to music and art to this thriving city, while a host of attractions keep visitors entertained all year-round.
Flinders Street Railway Station is probably the most recognisable landmark in Melbourne and is a typical example of colonial-era architecture. The main entrance has a cluster of clocks hanging over it, and is a meeting point for locals.
Eureka Tower is the tallest residential building in the Southern Hemisphere. Climb to the top (if you have a head for heights) to get some spectacular panoramic views of Melbourne.
For all the hustle and bustle of everyday Melbourne life, head to the Queen Victoria Market. Huge and colourful, you can get just about anything you want here, including unusual souvenirs and antiques.
Flowing through the heart of the city is the Yarra – known as the "river that flows upside down" because of its brown colour, it’s actually a lot more scenic than it sounds, with some beautiful walks and picnic spots along its banks.
Flights to Melbourne with Qatar Airways land at Melbourne Airport, also referred to as Tullamarine 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 Melbourne please check the visa and passport requirements.
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