At Qatar Airways we are proud to be an award-winning airline and do everything we can to maintain the highest standards of excellence. This is why we operate a fleet of state-of-the-art aircraft, serve delicious cuisine prepared by award-winning chefs and have a fully-equipped in-flight entertainment centre. We don’t just want you to arrive in your destination; we want you to enjoy long-haul travel at its very best – which is why when you book flights from Beirut to Montreal with Qatar Airways you can always expect a luxury experience.
Montreal is one of the largest cities in Canada and considered by many to be its cultural heartland. This predominantly French-speaking city is brimming with amazing restaurants, museums, shopping centres and luxury hotels – all benefiting from a multi-cultural, cosmopolitan atmosphere. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, arrive in Montreal relaxed and revitalised when you travel with Qatar Airways.
One of the region’s most important air transport hubs for both passengers and cargo, Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport is a modern, efficient and well run airport that puts the well-being and comfort of passengers first.
Inside the ultra-modern terminal you’ll find plenty of facilities and comfortable seating areas, and staff are friendly and more than happy to help. The terminal is divided into two areas, the East and West wings, which are joined together by the main terminal building itself.
Transportation and parking
Parking is available for both long and short-term stays, and there are a total of 2,350 parking spaces. The area is fully managed and maintained 24 hours a day.
Transport to the airport is by taxi, which deliver passengers to the main terminal entrance area. The airport taxis have an airport symbol on the side that indicates that they are regulated, official taxis. Buses run to within a kilometre of the main terminal to the airport roundabout, but do not run to the terminal itself.
Arriving at Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport
If you are flying from Beirut with Qatar Airways then you will need to go to the second Departure level and then check which wing your flight will be departing from.
The East Wing has gates 1–12 and the West Wing, houses gates 13–23. Gates 2 and 3 are dual jet-way gates for large aircraft. Qatar Airways passengers with first class or business class tickets can make use of the Cedar Lounge, which offers 300 seats and a selection of facilities including a business centre and a self-service cafeteria.
Facilities and amenities
The majority of amenities and facilities at Beirut are located in the main terminal area. This includes duty free shops, cafés, several excellent restaurants, banks, a post office, prayer rooms, and a tourist information centre.
The duty free areas are open to passengers who have checked in, are ticket holders and have cleared immigration. Private airline lounges and prayer rooms are located on the third level.
The heart of French Canada and the cultural and economic capital of Quebec, Montreal is a bi-lingual city that welcomes visitors from around the world. It’s an ultra-modern city with an internationally important commercial sector that also has a well-deserved reputation as one of the liveliest and culturally diverse cities in Canada.
Book a flight to Montreal with Qatar Airways and you will discover a city that loves its comedy, music, theatre and dance, as well as one that embraces innovation and technology.
For visitors, most attractions are focused in and around the Ville-Marie Borough which is divided into four different neighbourhoods. In the Downtown area you’ll find the main commercial centre, as well as the Parc du Mont-Royal, while Old Montreal is home to the beautifully preserved old waterfront area. Montreal’s Chinatown is the third largest in Canada, while the Parc Jean-Drapeau is home to the islands of Île Sainte-Helene and Île Notre-Dame.
Montreal is famous for its festivals, from the Just for Laughs comedy festival in July, through to the Festival du Monde Arabe in November, which celebrates the culture and music of the Arab world. June 24th is Quebec's national holiday, and visitors head to the Maisonneuve Park for a spectacular show celebrating the culture and history of the city.
The Gilles Villeneuve racing circuit, home of the Montreal Formula 1 Grand Prix, can be found at the Parc Jean-Drapeau, where you’ll also find an artificial beach and the hugely popular Montreal Casino.
Flights to Montreal with Qatar Airways land at Pierre Elliott Trudeau 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 Montreal please check the visa and passport requirements.
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