With the regular flights from Mumbai to Washington DC with Qatar Airways you have a world of aviation comfort at your disposal. On a long flight such as this you’ll appreciate the generous personal space we provide you with, and the fine in-flight cuisine we serve up during your journey to the US capital. In addition, you’ll get to choose from a selection of award-winning services, all delivered with a friendly smile by your attentive cabin crew.
Washington DC is an enormous city, packed with fine restaurants, shopping malls and a wealth of great cultural attractions, from the White House to the Lincoln Memorial. Its museums and art galleries are world leaders, and iconic sights such as the Washington Monument dominate the centre of the city. Washington is awash with fine shopping and dining opportunities too.
Also known as Bombay, Mumbai is one of the busiest cities in the world. Home to over 20 million people, it’s also a huge attraction for overseas business and leisure visitors.
Passengers flying from Mumbai with Qatar Airways will travel through the ultra-modern Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, one of the most important air transport hubs and ranked as the third best in the world in the 25–40 million passengers category by Airports Council International in 2013.
Facilities are outstanding and the efficiency and friendliness of the staff means that travellers will have an excellent passenger experience from start to finish.
Parking and transportation
Mumbai has an extremely efficient public transport system, although because of the sheer number of people crammed into a few square miles, buses and coaches can be very busy.
The transport network includes the Mumbai Suburban Railway, Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) buses, taxis and auto rickshaws, giving travellers plenty of options for getting to and from the airport.
There are 1500 parking spaces at the International terminal and frequent travellers can book a monthly parking pass, which is considerably more cost effective and efficient.
Arriving at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Passengers flying from Mumbai with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 2, which is the main International Terminal.
This huge, brand new terminal has 192 check-in counters and 60 immigration counters, and again because of the sheer number of passengers and flights passing through this airport every day, it is advisable to arrive at least two hours before your flight is due to depart. Lounges are available for all passengers to relax in, including exclusive VIP lounge areas.
Facilities and amenities
The airport is well served with facilities, including plenty of retail outlets and Duty Free areas, where you can buy everything from local handicrafts to top quality perfume. The Terminal has its own art exhibitions too, which are a pleasure to look at while waiting for your flight.
Wi-Fi is available in public areas, and there are also a luxury wellness area offering everything from quick reflexology foot massages to full body massage and spa treatments.
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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