Book flights from Addis Ababa to Beirut with Qatar Airways
When you book a flight from Addis Ababa to Beirut with Qatar Airways you’ll be delighted with the levels of attention and the services you’re presented with during your journey. Experience award-winning service and hospitality, and lean back and simply relax during your flight. Ample seating space provides for more comfort, while delectable cuisine prepared especially for you offers you a world-class dining experience in the sky. This combination of luxury and exceptional comfort, delivered by a most attentive cabin crew, is what makes any trip from Addis Ababa to Beirut one to remember.
Lebanon’s biggest city has numerous attractions to explore when you fly there with Qatar Airways. The city’s café culture is booming, and local cuisine will delight your taste buds for sure. History enthusiasts will be happy to explore the city’s long and eventful history at The National Museum of Beirut, and the restored Roman Baths should not be missed. The Beirut Art Centre is a vibrant hub and a showcase for contemporary art, while the Corniche is a famous promenade and a key destination for tourists and locals alike.
Arriving in Beirut
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.
Flying from Addis Ababa
Bole International Airport serves the country of Ethiopia, providing a busy and modern international air hub that connects with destinations around the world. Formerly known (and still referred to by some taxi drivers) as Haile Selassie I International Airport, its recent regeneration has increased its capacity for both cargo and passenger flights.
The expansion of the runway has enabled this airport to cater to larger aircrafts such as Airbus 380s, and modernisation inside the terminal ensures a memorable and smooth customer experience for those flying from Addis Ababa with Qatar Airways. The airport is efficient and clean, and customers are well catered for with modern amenities and an attentive level of service from friendly, welcoming staff.
Transportation and parking
Minibuses head to and from the airport from Bole Dild minibus station, located under the flyover opposite the terminal. For customers with luggage, a taxi may be a better choice, and can be pre-ordered or booked by your hotel concierge. Shuttle services to and from the airport are also offered by most major hotels, and on-order limousines are also available. Additionally, a large car park is located conveniently close to the terminals, providing both short- and long-term accommodation for vehicles.
At the airport
Customers flying from Addis Ababa with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 2, one of Africa’s largest international passenger terminals. Because of the sheer size of the terminal, as well as strict security checks for all international flights, it is advisable to allow at least two hours before your flight is due to depart to check-in and clear security checks.
Facilities and amenities
While there are no business or conference facilities at Addis Ababa, customers are well looked after when it comes to amenities. Comfortable lounges provide ample waiting areas, while premium lounges are also available for First and Business class customers.
A number of restaurants and cafés are open, serving everything from light snacks and drinks through to more substantial meals, and you can choose from both international and local cuisine. The shopping outlets provide a selection of both luxury goods and travel accessories, and banking facilities are also available in the terminal.