Book flights from Philadelphia to Kuwait with Qatar Airways
Flights from Philadelphia to Kuwait with Qatar Airways offer you a selection of world-class services intended to make your journey pleasant and relaxing. Enjoy a menu of exceptionally fine cuisine, and have all your needs attended to by an award-winning cabin crew. Stretch out and relax in your specious seat and browse a premium selection of entertainment options, available to you at your fingertips.
Kuwait is a huge modern city whose central point is marked by the enormous Grand Mosque, famous for its vast Persian carpet and crystal chandeliers. A more historic dimension to Kuwait can be glimpsed down on the waterfront, with the 19th century clock tower in the old Seif Palace, decorated in a neo-Arabic design and set in perfectly manicured gardens. The nearby Kuwait National Museum has been lavishly furnished and equipped over recent years and is the perfect showcase for the country’s modern industrial achievements.
Flying from Philadelphia
One of two airports serving the state of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia International Airport is also one of the busiest transport hubs in North America.
It provides passengers flying from Philadelphia with Qatar Airways a fast and friendly departure point to international destinations across the world, as well as a convenient transfer point for internal American flights.
Recent improvements have made this exceptionally modern and efficient, and staff go out of their way to make the passenger experience as pleasant as possible.
Transportation and parking
Public transport to and from the airport is exceptional, with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transport Authority’s High Speed train running from central Philadelphia to all the terminals, with a journey time of just under half an hour.
Plenty of bus services connect from all parts of Philadelphia and the surrounding Delaware county, and a number of hotels in the city also operate courtesy shuttle services to the airport. Taxis are plentiful and usually charge a flat fee to the airport.
Parking at the multi-storey car park is available for daily, short-term and long-term stays. Economy parking is located at the far end of the airport and is connected to the terminals via a 24-hour shuttle service.
Arriving in Philadelphia
Passengers flying from Philadelphia with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal A West, one of the newest buildings in the airport. There are 13 gates: A14 to A26, as well as passenger lounges for regular, business and first-class passengers.
Facilities at the terminal are exceptional, modern and efficient, although be aware that like all US airports security is exceptionally tight. So allow additional time before your flight is due to board to check in and clear security and customs checks.
Facilities and amenities
Terminal A West offers exceptional dining opportunities including a number of international cuisine restaurants as well as the usual fast food outlets and snack vendors.
Shopping is extensive, with a range of luxury goods and accessories available, as well as Duty Free shopping. Data ports and free wireless internet access are available, and there is even an on-site courier service, where you’ll also find a limited range of business facilities such as fax and photocopying services.
A children’s play area keeps younger travellers amused, and the entire airport is very well designed for disabled passengers, with staff happy to help where required.
Arriving in Kuwait
A major trading point since the 1600s, Kuwait is a small but powerful country that plays a key role in the political and commercial success of the region. It is now turning into a popular tourist destination, and welcomes visitors from all over the world. Kuwait is a fascinating country with plenty to see and do.
Book a flight to Kuwait with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a city and country that has traditional values but a very modern outlook. Its petroleum and oil wealth has led to the development of resorts and luxury hotels, but there are also plenty of older attractions to fascinate and entertain visitors.
Failaka Island is just a short boat ride away from Kuwait City, and has a selection of Bronze Age and Greek archaeological sites worth visiting that demonstrate just how important on the Mediterranean trading routes Kuwait was through the ages.
The islands harbour is bustling with dhows, giving you a glimpse of Kuwaiti life outside the modern city.
Back in Kuwait City itself a good place to find traditional crafts and goods is the Al-Mubarakiya shopping district, where you’ll find plenty of souvenirs to remind you of your trip.
Much of Kuwait is flat desert, but just outside the city you’ll find the Kazmah desert cliffs. This is a great location to do a bit of off-road jeep driving, and on a clear day the view from the top of the cliffs stretches out across the bay.
Flights to Kuwait with Qatar Airways land at Kuwait 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 Kuwait please check the visa and passport requirements.