When you board a Qatar Airways flight from Chicago to Karachi you can be certain you’ll be treated to the finest service from take-off to touchdown. Dining on delicious cuisine and relaxing in ample seating space, supplied with award-winning services and being pampered by a friendly and attentive crew, your flight will be a memorable and enjoyable one. It’s the ideal way to travel, and will enhance the overall quality of your holiday or business trip.
Karachi, capital of Pakistan’s Sindh province, is the country’s financial capital and largest city. With a stunning location overlooking the majestic Arabian Sea, Karachi is also a busy regional port, and so plush restaurants and great shopping opportunities exists here in abundance. With a history that goes back to Alexander the Great, there are plenty of monuments to explore too.
For an airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport has a remarkable little secret – it’s got a very eco-friendly ‘green’ policy.
Fly with Qatar Airways from Chicago and you can’t fail to notice the fabulous Aeroponic Garden and the wetlands restoration project.
Even the taxis and many of the hire vehicles on offer are green-energy vehicles, making O’Hare International Airport a leader in sustainable management.
Transportation and parking
For travellers flying with Qatar Airways from Chicago, the large D Parking provides short-term parking only (no overnight parking allowed). For long-term parking the best option are economy lots E, F and G.
Transport from these areas to the airport terminals is available. Chicago’s famous CTA ‘L’ Trains take you from the centre of the city to the airport, and the Pace Suburban bus service also runs regular shuttles to the airport.
There are plenty of taxi companies all specialising in airport runs, and the taxi ranks are located outside the main entrances to the terminals.
Arriving at Chicago
Qatar Airways flights from Chicago O’Hare International Airport leave from International Terminal 5, Concourse M. A number of lounges are available for passengers. As with all U.S. airports, security is very tight, so ensure you have all your documentation ready to hand.
Facilities and amenities
The Xpress Wellness Center and Spa is the perfect place to relax and unwind before your Qatar Airways flight from Chicago.
The Executive Center in Terminal 3 provides no fewer than 26 meeting rooms for business travellers to utilise, while various airline lounges provide comfortable, quiet areas to relax in while you wait for your flight.
A number of retail outlets in Terminal 5 provide travellers with a fine selection of luxury goods, while various restaurants, eateries and cafés serve everything from quick bites and snacks to more exotic international cuisine.
Known as the City of Lights for its vibrant nightlife and evening café culture, Pakistan’s capital of Karachi is also a cultural epicentre for the region, as well as an important commercial and industrial hub. An estimated 23.5million people are packed into its streets and buildings, making it one of the biggest cities in the world. A city of such size and history has plenty to attract visitors, and tourists who make the journey to Karachi and are never disappointed.
Book a flight to Karachi with Qatar Airways and let us introduce you to a vibrant, exciting and cosmopolitan destination that’s full of energy. From the sublime elegance of the Port Grand promenade to the welcome tranquility of the Bagh-e-Ibn-e-Qasim park, Karachi has plenty to offer visitors.
Most of the main tourist attractions are focused in the south of the city, including the Port Grande pier-side promenade, a pedestrian-friendly boardwalk lined with exclusive restaurants with harbour views. Strangely enough, its focal point is not a building, but a 150-year old Banyan tree. Boat trips to the surrounding bays run regularly from Port Grande.
The splendid tomb of Pakistan’s founding father, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, is a prominent landmark in the heart of the city. The Quaid-e-Azam's Mausoleum and Museum is also an excellent starting point for visitors who want to learn more about the history and culture of the country.
Karachi also has over 80km of beaches and coastline, and the natural beauty of the region is stunning. There are also a number of islands dotted off the coast, and ferries take visitors to Minora Island and Churna Island, where diving schools offer regular trips out to discover some spectacular underwater attractions.
Flights to Karachi with Qatar Airways land at Jinnah 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 Karachi please check the visa and passport requirements.
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