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Relax in comfortable, spacious seating and allow us to transport you to the iconic capital of the USA. Flights from Chennai to Washington D.C. with Qatar Airways are renowned for their luxury and award-winning services, attention to detail and attentive cabin crews. You’ll dine on delicious cuisine and land feeling refreshed and ready to explore everything this city has to offer or to seal that business deal.
This modern city is dominated by Capitol Hill, but there is plenty of interest to explore here. For those who enjoy eating well and demand the very best in nouveau cuisine, Georgetown around Capitol Hill has some exclusive restaurants. There’s plenty of more diverse ethnic food on offer in the flamboyant Atlas district of the city. With luxury shopping malls, museums and galleries, and an electric atmosphere, Washington D.C. has something for everyone.
The fourth busiest airport in India, Chennai International Airport is as vibrant and as lively as the city it serves. This rapidly expanding airport currently handles around 13.8million passengers every year, the completion of a new runway will push that number up further.
In the meantime, passengers flying from Chennai with Qatar Airways will find this to be a friendly and welcoming departure point, with good facilities and an equally good reputation for efficiency.
Parking and transportation
Ground transport covers the entire area, which is just as well as the airport is huge and the distances between terminals are considerable. The airport is situated on the Grand Southern Trunk Road (National Highway 45), so drivers have easy access to the airport from the city. It is also served by Tirusulam railway station on the Suburban railway network.
Prepaid taxis are available 24/7, and fees are fixed by the government. A proposed Metro Rail System should connect the airport with other important places in Chennai, once construction is complete. Limited car parking (1000 spaces) at the Anna International terminal is available.
Arriving in Chennai
Passengers flying from Chennai with Qatar Airways depart from the Anna International Terminal. A reserved lounge area is available for business class and first class travellers, while open lounge areas are available for all passengers.
Facilities and amenities
Chennai International Airport has plenty of facilities and amenities to ensure that passengers have everything they need for a comfortable start to their journey. A number of food and drink outlets serve full meals or on-the-go snacks. Vendors specialise in local delicacies that can be quite spicy, while more westernised snacks and meals are also available.
A number of retail outlets sell a wide range of goods including duty free, and Wi-Fi is available throughout most public areas of the terminal.
The home of the President of the United States, Congress, the White House and a host of other iconic monuments, attractions and sights, Washington D.C. is the very heart of the U.S. Fly to Washington D.C. with Qatar Airways and you can start discovering this fabulous capital city for yourself.
From the Lincoln Memorial to the Washington Monument, a trip to Washington D.C. is bound to get your camera snapping and your passion for exploration flowing. It’s also home to countless museums and galleries, making your visit one to remember.
Washington D.C. gathers some of its best attractions in one place, so the National Mall is probably one of the best ways to see Washington’s monuments.
The mall is full of museums and exhibits, with the Lincoln Memorial on one end and Capitol Hill on the other, and encompasses famous monuments, such as the World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
If you walk south of the mall, you can also find the Tidal Basin, popular during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival each spring. Tours of the White House are incredibly popular but must be booked well in advance.
Washington D.C. is also home to dozens of museums. The Popular Smithsonian museums include the National Museums of National History, National Portrait Gallery, and the National Air and Space Museum. The Spy Museum is perfect for families with children, who will love all the gadgets.
Flights to Washington D.C. with Qatar Airways land at Washington Dulles 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 Washington D.C. please check the visa and passport requirements.
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