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Book a flight from Zanzibar to Paris with Qatar Airways and experience what premium-quality air travel should really be like. You will discover that no detail is overlooked to ensure that your experience is focused on comfort and satisfaction. Relax in spacious, ergonomically-designed seating, and choose from a selection of in-flight services throughout the trip. Make your journey to Europe’s cultural capital a memorable one, enjoying gourmet cuisine along the way and the personal attentions of a highly trained and professional cabin crew.
Paris is a dream of a city, steeped in history and a generator of high fashion, art and architecture down the ages, from the great cathedral of Notre Dame to the catwalks of today. The wide boulevards lined with 19th century mansions make Paris a joy to explore, and the city is full of iconic attractions such as the Arc de Triumph and Eiffel Tower to Montmartre and the Louvre. Fly in to Paris with Qatar Airways and discover a truly wondrous city.
Abeid Amani Karume International Airport welcomes travellers flying from Zanzibar with Qatar Airways, and provides an excellent starting point for any journey from Tanzania. Located just five kilometres from Zanzibar’s city centre, the airport is relatively modern and - despite its small size - extremely efficient and welcoming. Staff go out of their way to ensure customers have a smooth and trouble-free start to their travels, and the construction of a new terminal has considerably improved facilities at this friendly airport.
Transportation and parking
Transport to and from the airport is best done by a pre-booked taxi, which your hotel concierge should be able to arrange for you. Buses do run between the city centre and the airport, but they can be very crowded and inconvenient for customers travelling with large amounts of luggage. Parking is limited at the airport and spaces can fill up very quickly, so it is advisable to leave your vehicle at an alternative location and take a taxi to the airport. The taxi rank is located outside the main passenger terminal.
At the airport
Customers flying from Zanzibar with Qatar Airways depart from the main Departures hall in Terminal 2. While check-in times are relatively quick due to the compact nature of the airport, security checks can take considerably longer and are very strict, so allow between one to two hours to check-in and clear security before your flight is due to depart.
Facilities and amenities
Although the new terminal has improved facilities, they are still somewhat limited. A private lounge area is available for First and Business class customers, while the general lounge area in the Departures hall is spacious and well laid out, with good toilet facilities and a baby changing area. Food vendors and vending machines offer a limited selection of on-the-go snacks and drinks. Some retail outlets are available, selling accessories and Duty Free products. Wi-Fi is available in some areas for a fee.
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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