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Qatar Airways welcomes you onboard our spacious, state-of-the-art aircraft, where you can enjoy the very best in luxury air travel. Relax and unwind as our attentive cabin crew serve delicious, internationally inspired cuisine created by award-winning chefs. Expect nothing less than 5-star luxury when you fly from Muscat to Beirut with Qatar Airways.
With its sandy beaches, fascinating museums and verdant parks, Beirut is a remarkable destination, whether your visit is for business or pleasure. As the largest city in Lebanon, Beirut is also the financial centre and a truly cosmopolitan city. Discover the regions long and varied history, the natural beauty of the surrounding environment or commence business in this vibrant, modern capital – and arrive refreshed and revitalised after a luxury journey to Beirut with Qatar Airways.
Muscat International Airport is a rapidly-expanding air transport hub that draws heavily on the design influences of Middle Eastern art.
Recent growth in passenger numbers has prompted a flurry of development, creating a more open, spacious departure area, and a greater choice when it comes to facilities, retail outlets and amenities. Qatar Airways flights from Muscat take you to destinations around the world in comfort.
Transportation and parking
Both short and long-term parking is available close to the main terminal. Parking attendants are on duty to help with any queries, and to ensure that all vehicles left in the car parks are safe and secure while the owners are away.
Pick-up and drop-off points are conveniently positioned right outside the terminal. Car hire is available in the main entrance hall, while regular buses arrive every few minutes. Buses stop on Sultan Qaboos Highway outside of the airport complex. Taxis are available, and a pre-booked limousine service is also available for passengers travelling with certain carriers.
Arriving in Muscat
Qatar Airways flights from Muscat depart from the main terminal. Check the screens as you enter the departures hall to find out which check-in desks are designated for your flight.
The Plaza Premium Lounge offers a relaxing, comfortable area for passengers while they wait for their flight to be called, with access to plenty of facilities and amenities.
Facilities and amenities
There are a number of ATMs and a Foreign Exchange Bureaus on site, as well as tourist information, porter services, prayer rooms and shower rooms. Duty-free shopping is available opposite Gate 4 on the ground floor, and a retail outlet selling a selection of magazines, books and goods is located near the east entrance. A choice of food outlets can also be found in the departures area, including Asian eateries, and cafés selling light snacks and coffee.
A fascinating history combines with a forward-looking attitude to create a city that has real character and charm. Beirut is unique – a vibrant, bustling and busy city that still retains that ‘Paris of the Middle East’ culture, but also embraces its rich past.
From the trendy shopping district of Verdun to the relaxed seafront area of Ain El Mraiseh, Beirut is a diverse and eclectic city full of contradictions. Dotted throughout its sprawling suburbs are reminders of its ancient Hellenistic, Roman and Ottoman past. Book a flight to Beirut with Qatar Airways and discover this heady mix of old and new for yourself.
While there are plenty of manmade sites to see, nature has been kind to Beirut too. The striking Pigeon Rocks is a huge natural arch that juts out of the Mediterranean, and is the perfect spot to pause with a coffee and watch the sun set over the ocean.
Jeita Grotto, located just 20km north of the city at the Valley of Nahr al-Kalb is a remarkable labyrinth of crystallised caves. A cable car ride that gives you a glorious view of the surrounding countryside takes you to the cave entrance.
Back in the city the Place de l'Etoile (Nejmeh Square) in the Downtown district is the spiritual heart of Beirut, with several important and beautifully decorated religious buildings located here.
Beirut is a very green city, and there are plenty of parks and opens spaces to visit once you’ve had your fill of the excellent museums and galleries for the day. They’re also home to a multitude of festivals, open-air music and cultural shows and relaxed gatherings throughout the year.
Flights to Beirut with Qatar Airways land at Beirut Rafik Hariri 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 Beirut please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: Lebanese Pound (LBP)
Voltage: 220 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type A / B / C / D / G
International dialing code: +961
More Information: Read our Beirut Travel Guide
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