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August 7th, 2012 Posted 3:14 pm
Doha International Airport is one of the major international airports in Qatar. Visitors across the world experience the top quality service and security of this airport. Its multi-million dollar terminal was recently renovated offering world class services to its national and international visitors. The airport staffs are efficient and cooperative in assisting you to catch your respective flights connecting to the global destinations.
The Doha International Airport is regarded as a hub for Qatar Airways with as many as twenty-two airlines operating presently. The international airport has eight gates, three baggage-claim belts and 44 check –in gates. Banks, cafeterias, large parking areas, gift shop and car rental agencies come under the other useful services of this airport.
A duty free shop is located in Doha international Airport offering gift items for the international visitors. Spreading over an area of 1500 square meter, the shop is spacious and attracts many international travelers. Over 100 multilingual staffs are there in the shop willing to assist travelers in purchasing gift items such as wines, spirits, electronics, tobacco and cosmetics. Many luxury and souvenir items including brass, wood and onyx can also be purchased from the shop.
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Beginning of the construction work on the new state-of-the art Doha International Airport will be commenced during 2004. On completion, with two parallel runways, the airport will have an estimated capacity of handling and processing around 12 million travelers annually. It will also have three high-star classification hotels. There will be 24 contact gates of the terminal in the first phase of the construction work which will later be equipped in accommodating A380-800 super jumbos when completed. The onsite work of the airport will be started during 2004 and completed in three stages. The 2,200 hectare airport site is scheduled to open by 2015. Till then, the existing airport will serve as a hub to handle the passengers worldwide.
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March 31st, 2011 Posted 5:38 pm
Are you expecting to be at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi anytime recently? You might be interested in some of these new facilities that have come up at T3 and older terminals.
If you are traveling with Traveling with Kids
There are certain special facilities provided by Delhi International Airport for babies and small children. Those who are travelling with kids need to take care of their needs. Be it changing their diapers or any other special need, it needs to be taken care of and the Delhi International Airport ensures the required facililities. After getting done with the security hold in the departure terminal, there comes a play area for babies of different age groups. It is a compact area equipped with many kiddy stuffs that will surely hold the interest of small children. At terminal 1D, complementary strollers are provided for little kids. Sometimes, small children travel alone without their parents/guardians and are considered as unaccompanied minors. In such cases, by locating the customer services staff of Delhi airport, they will provide you the airline representatives, who will take custody of your children.
If you need Travel Assistance.
You could book your tickets to any other place instantly or get hotels and cabs to move around the city or reach your destination in time as well. There are multiple suppliers approved by GMR and regulatory board. I have personally booked emergency flights to Mumbai from Delhi. Some top travel companies also have their services here. If you are looking for Cheap Air tickets from Delhi then it might be hard to get them right at the airport.
If you are Traveling with Pets
Each airline has their own rules and regulations for the carriage of animals or pets in aircrafts. For service animals assisting disabled passengers or the carriage of cargo in an aircraft, different rules are provided by different airlines.
If you are looking for Recreation
For recreation purpose, the Delhi International Airport provides many avenues. It has kids zone for little kids and several places for shopping and having different cuisines. You can enjoy foot massages at the foot massagers available at the airport. There are various executive lounges available for your business needs. For smokers, a smoking area is there on the first floor in terminal 1D.
If you need Health Care attention
Delhi International Airport has tied up with top class medical institutions for offering best medical facilities across terminals. Medanta- The Medicity provides immediate treatment of the passengers where as Guardian Pharmacy takes care of the beauty needs and wellness of travelers.
If you have lots of Baggage
At the airport terminals, baggage trolleys are available. If in any case you find your baggage lost you can contact the lost and found office to help you get your baggage back. Various baggage wrapping services are also available for proper wrapping of your baggage. One such baggage wrapping service is SECUREWRAP.
If you need Stop Over/Transit arrangements
A comfortable bus service is provided by the DIAL between domestic and international terminals of the Indira Gandhi International Airport. Between the domestic terminals, Golf Cart service is provided.
If you need Monetary services
Foreign exchange services can be found at the terminals for currency exchange. You may be charged to pay a service fee by some banks. But most necessarily, make sure you carry your passport and travel documents with you. For various travel policies you can ask for travel insurance at the insurance desk. Besides, ATMs of various national and international banks are also located across the terminals.
For drinking purpose, boiled mineral water and RO (Reverse osmosis) purified drinking water are also available at several points. It has also a prayer room after the security hold.
In face you have some Special Needs
There are special needs offered by DIAL for unaccompanied minors and physically challenged passengers. You can contact the customer service staffs at the terminal for taking care of the unaccompanied minors. At multi level car parking, dedicated parking slots are available for physically challenged travelers. For passengers with reduced mobility, you can ask for necessary assistance from customer services staff.
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