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Gain a new and better perspective on premium luxury air travel, with flights from Riyadh to Paris with Qatar Airways offering a range of award-winning services designed with your comfort in mind. Enjoy the best in-flight cuisine, spacious seats and thousands of entertainment options as you relax and unwind, and allow our attentive cabin crew to tend to all your needs.
Paris is regarded as possibly the most beautiful city on the planet, casting its spell on everyone who pays a visit. A short stroll around the historic part of the city reveals cultural riches, including iconic sights like Notre Dame and some of the world’s most prestigious museums and art galleries. Parisian cuisine is a byword for excellence, and as Paris is the queen of fashion too you’ll enjoy shopping for haute couture and designer labels.
Dominated, not by its terminals but by the magnificent mosque that lies at the very heart of the complex, Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport is a rapidly expanding air transport hub that is becoming increasingly important to the region.
Qatar Airways flights from Riyadh connect this busy business hub to Doha with regular daily flights. The airport itself is modern with interesting architectural focal points that draw on traditional Islamic design.
Parking and transportation
The airport’s parking facilities are excellent, and situated very close to the main terminals. Two very large multi-storey garages are located directly in front of the passenger terminals, on either side of the mosque. With a capacity to hold up to 11,600 vehicles, there is plenty of space in both long and short-term parking areas.
The car parks are connected to the terminals and the mosque by pedestrian walkways under the arrivals level roadway. While there is no public transport to the airport, there are shuttle services from some of the more popular hotels, and a fleet of taxis transport passengers to, and from, the airport. Please note that women are not allowed to drive on public roads in Saudi Arabia.
Arriving in Riyadh
Qatar Airways flights from Riyadh depart from Terminal 1. Moving walkways connect the main terminals (including Terminal 1) and are located in the three link buildings between the terminals.
Airbridges connect passengers to their flights from the departures area, removing the need for bus journeys out to the aircraft.
Facilities and amenities
The focus of the airport is the main mosque, a beautiful building that can house up to 5,000 worshippers inside and a further 5,000 in the plaza outside. Within Terminal 1, there are a range of retail outlets selling luxury goods, travel essentials, books and magazines.
Other facilities include a bank, ATM machines, and a range of cafés and restaurants serving quality international cuisine, snacks and beverages.
Fly to Paris with Qatar Airways and you’ll be landing in the most romantic city in the world. Famed for its art, culture, fashion and of course its food, Paris has well and truly earned its name as the ‘City of Light.’ A vivid blend of old and ultra-new, Paris is also France’s commercial and financial epicentre.
From the Arc de Triomphe to the Eiffel Tower, the banks of the Seine to the Champs-Elysees, Paris is full of iconic landmarks. Plunge underground and explore the catacombs, or marvel at the exquisite architecture of Notre Dame. A flight to Paris with Qatar Airways will give you the chance to discover all that Paris has to offer.
Any trip to Paris wouldn’t be complete without visiting some of the city’s famous galleries and museums. View some of the world’s foremost art treasures at Musée du Louvre, including the most famous paintings in the world - Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and the Venus de Milo of ancient Greece. If your taste is more for modern art then explore the work of Pablo Picasso at the Picasso Museum.
Paris is also renowned for its exquisite fashion taste and shopping opportunities. boutiques of Saint Honore and Avenue Montaigne are the place to go to find the latest trends and designs.
As one of the world’s foremost cities of culture, you will find many leisure options on every corner in the city. Whether you’re looking for cabaret, theatre, live music or sports, you’ll rarely find that there’s nothing to do on a day or evening in Paris.
Flights to Paris with Qatar Airways land at Charles de Gaulle 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 Paris please check the visa and passport requirements.
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