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Discover the ancient history and modern attractions of Scotland’s capital with flights from Kuwait to Edinburgh with Qatar Airways. Visit one of the cultural epicentres of Europe, with comfortable, relaxing flights that are designed around your needs. Award-winning service ensures you arrive in Edinburgh refreshed and ready to explore its elegant boulevards, castles and stately homes.
Edinburgh is best known for its castle, its cultural festivals and as one of the great centres of learning in the UK. It’s also a thriving city that welcomes visitors from all around the world. Exclusive shopping, gourmet dining and a huge selection of entertainment all year round make this city a real hit with international visitors.
Fly from Kuwait with Qatar Airways and connect to our hub in Doha, as well as other destinations around the world. Kuwait International Airport is modern, gleaming and expanding rapidly, with a new terminal due to open in 2016.
In the meantime this busy hub provides excellent links to the international air transport network, as well as having a few pleasant surprises for passengers too.
Transportation and parking
Car hire is available from nearly a dozen providers, including some of the largest car hire companies in the world. Both short-term and long-term parking is available close to the Terminal.
A fleet of taxis transport passengers to and from the airport (taxi ranks are positioned outside the main terminal entrances), and buses run regularly from the centre of Kuwait City to the airport. A pre-booked limousine service is available on request.
Arriving at Kuwait International Airport
Flights from Kuwait with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 1. A meet-and-assist service is available, with a personal concierge looking after you from the moment you arrive to the moment you board your flight.
The luxurious Pearl Lounge is available free for First and Business Class travellers, while other passengers may access the lounge for a fee. The lounge offers free Wi-Fi and other amenities.
Facilities and amenities
One unique aspect of Kuwait International Airport is the on-site Kuwait Air Force museum. It offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of the Kuwait Air Force through the years.
It is worth arriving a little early to the airport, so you can take a quick look around the museum before catching your Qatar Airways flight. The airport also offers plenty of other facilities including a luxurious Airport Mall with a wealth of retail outlets, and restaurants. Baby care areas, a health centre, banks and a hotel are also available.
Flights to Edinburgh with Qatar Airways take you to Scotland’s capital so that you can experience its history, pageantry and cultural diversity for yourself. Home to the world-renowned Edinburgh Arts Festival as well as its imposing castle, Edinburgh is a historically significant city.
The Edinburgh Castle dominates the skyline, but beneath its granite walls you’ll find museums, exhibitions and little alleyways to explore.
The Abbey and Palace of Holyroodhouse displays a beautiful collection of art, while the Royal Botanic Garden is a tranquil place to spend an afternoon. Fly to Edinburgh with Qatar Airways and discover the best of Scotland.
Edinburgh Castle should definitely be at the top of your list of places to visit – listen out for the daily noonday gun that sounds off.
Don’t miss the Grassmarket area of the Old Town, which has numerous quaint little cafés, restaurants and shops.
You can get an unusual panoramic view of the city from the Camera Obscura on Castle Hill in the Old Town. This focuses light into a dark room and gives a 360-degree view of the city outside.
Edinburgh has some great concert and theatre venues as well. The Edinburgh Playhouse and Festival Theatre are two of the best to visit, while the Bedlam Theatre specialises in small, atmospheric productions.
Try and pack in a visit to Arthur’s Seat too, an extinct volcano just east of the city.
Flights to Edinburgh with Qatar Airways land at Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh please check the visa and passport requirements.
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