Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Cairo with Qatar Airways and you’ll be arriving in one of the most historic cities in the world. At Qatar Airways, we make sure that your journey is one to remember. With award-winning services and attentive staff ensuring that your every need is fulfilled, you can relax and unwind.
Cairo is your gateway to what has been described as the world’s largest open-air museum. From the mighty Pyramids to the mysterious Sphinx, temples, tombs and astonishing riches, Egypt’s capital has something to offer everyone. Business travellers flying with Qatar Airways will also find this bustling capital a commercial and financial hub that’s modern and forward-thinking.
Opened in 1998, Kuala Lumpur International Airport has quickly gained a reputation as an efficient, friendly and pleasant start to any international journey.
The airport was voted to have the World’s Best Immigration Service in the 2013 Skytrax World Airport Awards. Qatar Airways flights from Kuala Lumpur connect to destinations all over the world, making this an important international hub and a key part of our network of departure points in the Asia-Pacific region.
Transportation and parking
Kuala Lumpur International Airport has an extensive network of ground transport options, including various bus routes to and from the capital, around the airport itself.
A choice of train options are also available, with non-stop KLIA Ekspres trains running every 15-20 minutes, while KLIA Transit trains also provide a regular service. Note that tickets are not interchangeable between the two services. There are two main car parks offering 11,442 spaces, with a long-term parking lot located at Block A.
Arriving at Kuala Lumpur International Airport
International flights, including those with Qatar Airways, depart from the main Terminal (the smaller, older KLIA2 is used mainly for internal flights).
There is a variety of check-in methods available for passengers, including an online service and an advance baggage check-in, where you can check your bags up to eight hours in advance of your flight. The Plaza Premium Lounge is open to all customers, and there are also private lounges that can be rented by the hour.
Facilities and amenities
Kuala Lumpur International Airport has plenty of facilities to offer, including baby-changing areas, quiet rooms, prayer rooms and a massage centre to help passengers relax.
A number of retail outlets provide travel essentials, as well as high-end luxury goods and duty-free purchases. A choice of restaurants, eateries and cafés provide everything from light snacks and drinks to more substantial meals.
What can you say that hasn’t already been said about this extraordinary destination? Fly to Cairo with Qatar Airways and you will be stepping into one of the world’s largest open-air museums. Dominated by the Giza Pyramids in the distance, Cairo is a modern, thriving city that welcomes visitors from around the world.
In the heart of this ancient city you’ll discover souks, markets, museums and cultural attractions that make it one of the most diverse and fascinating destinations. Egypt is a historic and culturally-rich country, and a flight to Cairo with Qatar Airways will give you the chance to discover it for yourself. One trip is never enough.
Egypt is one big tourist attraction – and each location is unique. Once you’ve explored the markets and souks, then a visit to the famous Al-Azhar Mosque –the world’s oldest university – should be next on your itinerary.
If you want to get a great overview of the city then head to the Cairo Tower on Gezira Island. For a glimpse of the extraordinary history of this country the Egyptian Museum in Midan Al Tahrir (or Tahrir Square) has the best collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world, including those incredible jewels and treasures from King Tut’s tomb.
Once you’ve had your appetite for ancient Egypt wetted, head on to the Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, Egypt’s main tourist attractions.
A trip to Cairo must include a visit to Abdeen Palace, home of King Farouk, and Khan El Khalily, the main souk in Cairo.
Flights to Cairo with Qatar Airways land at Cairo 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 Cairo please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
Voltage: 240 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type G
Language: Malaysian Malay / English
International dialing code: +60
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