Enjoy every moment of your journey when you fly from Lagos to New York City with Qatar Airways. We're looking forward to welcoming you on board one of our state-of-the-art aircraft, where you can enjoy top quality entertainment, delicious cuisine and a range of 5-star services. Offering attention to detail, attentiveness and professionalism, our cabin crew have a reputation for excellence and will make your journey feel really special, whether you are travelling for business or pleasure.
New York City is one of the most famous cities in the world, a bustling metropolis, globally important business centre and amazing tourist destination. This vibrant location offers a wide range of experiences, split across its many boroughs. In Manhattan, for example, you can experience city-life, enjoying amazing restaurants, glitzy shopping centres and famous landmarks. Qatar Airways is proud to travel to New York City, and we would love to take you there.
The Nigerian capital of Lagos is one of the busiest air transportation points in Africa, and Murtala Muhammed International Airport has developed in the last few years into an efficient departure point.
Passengers flying from Lagos with Qatar Airways will find this a friendly and welcoming airport, where staff greet you with a smile and are more than happy to make the start of your journey a pleasant one.
Parking and transportation
The easiest way to travel between Lagos and the airport is by taxi. These are plentiful and quite cheap. Some hotels in Lagos will also arrange pre-booked limousines on order.
Some buses run to both the international and the domestic terminal, but it is important to check that you are on the right bus, as the two terminals are a mile apart and there is no shuttle between them. Limited car parking (750 short-term spaces) is available.
Arriving at Lagos
Passengers flying from Lagos with Qatar Airways depart from the international terminal. There are executive and VIP lounges available for business class and first class passengers.
Facilities and amenities
Murtala Muhammed International Airport has a good selection of amenities for travellers. Wi-Fi is available in the executive and VIP lounges, and there is a meet and greet lounge, prayer rooms for devotions, and access for less able-bodied passengers.
A choice of retail outlets sell both locally produced Nigerian goods and products such as jewellery, electrical goods and perfume, as well as a duty free area for ticket holders who have cleared customs.
On-the-go snacks, coffee and light refreshments are served in the lounges and from food outlets around the terminal, and by vendors in the food court. ATMs and currency exchange services are also available.
New York has to be on almost everyone’s ‘Bucket List’ of places to visit, and flights to New York with Qatar Airways give you a unique opportunity to experience life in the Big Apple.
The ‘City that Never Sleeps’ is home to some of the most instantly-recognisable sights in the world, including the Statue of Liberty, the Chrysler Building, The Brooklyn Bridge and the Empire State Building. Fly to New York with Qatar Airways for the chance to see all of these for yourself.
New York is one big tourist attraction. From Times Square and 5th Avenue, to Wall Street, Ellis Island, and Central Park - New York is packed with places to visit and sights to see.
The city is divided into five boroughs – Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, The Bronx and Staten Island. The one attraction that everyone comes to New York to see has to be the Statue of Liberty.
Buy an Explorer Pass, which lets you visit up to seven attractions in a 30-day period, including the Museum of Modern Art, a Rockefeller Center Tour, and a trip to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
New York is famous for its museums and galleries, with the Metropolitan Museum of Art (known as the ‘Met’ – not to be confused with the baseball team!) at the top of everyone’s ‘must-see’ list.
Flights to New York with Qatar Airways land at the iconic JFK (John F Kennedy) 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 New York please check the visa and passport requirements.
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