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Long-haul air travel has a new gold-standard of excellence, with flights from Jakarta to Istanbul with Qatar Airways focusing on comfort and ensuring your passenger experience is one you’ll remember. With spacious seating and high-quality in-flight cuisine, a friendly and dedicated crew and award-winning services on offer, you’ll arrive in this premier tourist destination refreshed and all set for a delightful Turkish holiday.
Straddling Asia and Europe and coveted for millennia by competing world powers, Istanbul is a timeline of succeeding civilisations. It is packed with historic monuments, from underground Roman cisterns and aqueducts to the magnificence of Haghia Sophia and the serene beauty of the Blue Mosque. From the old Grand Bazaar to plush modern restaurants and boutique shopping outlets, Istanbul has a variety of facets to explore when you come here with Qatar Airways.
Soekarno–Hatta International Airport sits on the island of Java, and is the main airport for Indonesia and one of South East Asia’s busiest transport hubs.
Qatar Airways flies regularly from Jakarta to destinations all over the globe, using this modern and very busy airport as one of our South East Asia departure points. Unlike other concrete–and-steel airports, Soekarno-Hatta makes extensive use of beautiful golden timber in its construction, giving it a warm and welcoming feel with a much more personal and intimate atmosphere.
Transportation and parking
The DAMRI shuttle bus operates from all terminals to destinations across the city, including Rawamangun, Blok M/Kebayoran, Gambir, Bekasi, Depok and Bogor.
Taxis arrive outside the main terminal and can also be picked up at the main taxi rank. There is extensive car parking facilities for both short and long-term parking, as well as a valet service, disabled and secure parking. Long-stay parking is available at terminals 2 and 3.
Arriving at Soekarno–Hatta International Airport
Flights from Jakarta with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 2D. A dedicated check in lounge with check in desks, immigration booth, and direct access to the Pura Indah Lounge is available for First and Business Class passengers for selected international airlines at the left end of Terminal 2.
Facilities and amenities
The airport has extensive facilities spread across the three terminals. Terminals 1 and 2 have banks, ATMs and bureau de change facilities. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout Terminal 2 and is due to come online in Terminal 1 soon.
Visitors will find a selection of shops and outlets in the duty free area, selling both local and international goods, including perfumes, wellness products, and leather goods. Left-luggage is located in Terminal 2 (Hall D). A porter service is available. There are baby care facilities in Terminal 2, and prayer rooms and quiet zones throughout the complex.
Sitting astride the Bosphorus, the iconic city of Istanbul bridges Asia and Europe both culturally and physically, giving it a unique perspective on both cultures, and a character unlike any other major city.
This energetic, frenetic city has been at the very heart of trade between the two continents for thousands of years, and today is just as important strategically, and a natural magnet for tourists looking for a fascinating and unique location.
Book a flight to Istanbul with Qatar Airways and you’ll quickly discover the charm of the city for yourself. From lively markets and souqs to exclusive malls, beautiful mosques and spectacular forts, Istanbul has it all.
Istanbul’s myriad of ancient monuments date back to the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman periods. Most, including the Hagia Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque), and Basilica Cistern are clustered around Sultanahmet Square, making a tour of some of the city’s finest attractions easy.
However, it is worth wandering a little further afield, and a stroll across the Golden Horn will bring you to Galata. This district to the north is full of its own attractions, including the Galata Tower, which provides visitors with magnificent panoramic views of the city.
If you’re interested in seeing some of the best examples of contemporary Turkish art then head to the Istanbul Modern on the waterfront.
A site of considerable religious importance and the home of another iconic image of Istanbul are the Galata Whirling Dervish Hall of Sufi Mevlevi order; you’ll find this to the north of the Galata Tower.
Flights to Istanbul with Qatar Airways land at Istanbul Atatürk 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 Istanbul please check the visa and passport requirements.
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