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Discover a better way to get to your destination, with flights from Kochi to Doha with Qatar Airways providing all the services you need for comfortable and stylish air travel. Not only will you find yourself with unprecedented private seating space, but you’ll be able to choose from a range of award-winning in-flight services designed to maximise your enjoyment, such as delicious cuisine and thousands of in-flight entertainment options from take-off to touchdown.
The capital of Qatar commands fine views of the Persian Gulf and is the country’s economic hub. Although the city has a long history that goes back to its founding in 1825, the modern metropolis is an ever-changing, glittering wonder of glitzy shopping malls and amazing modern architecture that astounds visitors. The Dubai Towers are an especially attractive and famous feature of the modern skyline. Enjoy international and traditional cuisine in plush restaurants as well as trendy smaller outlets.
Kochi International Airport is one of India’s busiest air hubs, serving nearly 6½ million passengers every year. It connects with destinations all over the world, making it one of the key exit points for southern India.
Passengers flying from Kochi with Qatar Airways will discover an airport where service is paramount, and friendly staff members go out of their way to ensure that the start of your journey is smooth and pleasant. A good selection of facilities and amenities also ensure that every need is met – from food and drink through to last-minute impulse buys and gifts.
Transportation and parking
Kochi airport has dedicated air-taxi services to and from major pilgrim destinations in Kerala as well as to cities like Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode. The most common way of getting to the airport is by bus, the closest bus stations are Angamaly bus depot and Aluva Rajiv Gandhi Municipal bus station.
These usually run every 45 minutes or so, it is advisable to plan your journey carefully in advance if you intend to travel by bus. Taxis are an alternative, and can be booked in advance by your hotel to ensure you are paying the correct fare. Some parking for both short and long-term stays is available, although spaces are limited.
Arriving in Kochi
Passengers flying from Kochi with Qatar Airways depart from the International Terminal. It has three lounges in the departures section. A VIP lounge exclusively for VIPs and CIPs is located near the emigration area on the ground floor.
The Earth Lounge is one of the biggest in India, with 6,000sq Ft of facilities, with a dedicated bar, restaurant and private seating facility offering panoramic views. First class and business class passengers can also access the Firefly Terrace garden for free.
Facilities and amenities
Kochi International Airport has a good selection of retail outlets selling everything from pearls through to locally produced handicrafts, high-end luxury goods and accessories.
There are plenty of refreshment options too, ranging from sit-down restaurant meals through to on-the-go snacks. Wi-Fi is available in some areas, and full disabled support is offered for less mobile passengers.
Book a flight to Doha with Qatar Airways and you’ll be flying into the home of our airline, and the home of international travel.
This remarkable city is also developing at an incredible pace, becoming one of the fastest-growing cities in the Gulf region.
Home to the Educational City, museums, cultural attractions and much more, Doha is a surprising destination that is full of interesting sights and activities.
Dominated by its crescent-shaped bay, Doha was originally a collection of fishing and pearl-diving villages. Today, its skyline rivals that of any international destination worldwide. A flight to Doha with Qatar Airways gives you a chance to discover this fascinating city for yourself.
Doha has a wonderful selection of museums, including the Msheireb Enrichment Centre. This is a barge docked at the Doha Corniche, close to one of the city's oldest landmarks, the Sheraton Hotel. It holds exhibits that chart the country’s historic background as well as its continuing plans for the future.
The Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art has recently opened and is home to a collection of modern art from across the Arab world.
The Al Koot Fort was built in 1880, and is a popular photographic stop for tourists visiting Souq Waqif – a charming traditional market and the social heart of the city. The Clock Tower is next to the Grand Mosque, and because of its hilltop position it offers panoramic views of Doha and the Corniche.
Doha Heritage Village is located along the Corniche in Al Rumeilia Park, and is based on a traditional Qatari village.
Flights to Doha with Qatar Airways land at Doha 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 Doha please check the visa and passport requirements.
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