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Posted On: 1 June 2019 11:19 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:04 pm

Check out the Eid Al Fitr 2019 Travel Advisory!

Khadiza Begum
Khadiza Begum
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Hamad International Airport Issues Eid Al Fitr 2019 Travel Advisory. Check them out below!

Check-in online, Use the E-gates to avoid queues

Hamad International Airport (HIA) advises passengers departing during the peak Eid period to be sure to check-in online, arrive 3 hours prior to your flight and use the E-gates (if registered) to avoid queues and to continue enjoying comfortable and seamless travel through HIA.

Passengers traveling through HIA are reminded that check-in closes sixty minutes prior to departure. During security checks.

Be aware of prohibited items

passengers are also reminded to ensure they are not carrying any prohibited items such as liquids, aerosols, and gels and to ensure they pack any liquid containers in a clear, re- sealable plastic bag with each being 100ml or less.

New baggage wrapping centers are also located near row 3 and 10 in the airport. Electronic items larger than mobile phones need to be removed from bags and placed in trays for X-ray screening.

Authorised vehicles' timings

To assist during the busy peak period with passengers returning from Eid holidays, and for the interest of passengers convenience and safety, access to the arrival and departure curbsides maybe be restricted to authorised vehicles only between the hours of 10:30 pm to 2:00 am between the 8th and 9th June 2019. Passengers are requested to proceed to the short-term car park during these busy peak periods.

HIA also points out that small vehicles such as hoverboards that are powered by lithium batteries are prohibited for carriage and passengers are advised to minimise traveling with pets due to the holiday peak time.

'HIAQatar' mobile app

Passengers departing from HIA are advised to download the 'HIAQatar' mobile app available for both Android and iPhone for updates and to assist making the passengers journey more seamless with real-time information about flight status, baggage claim, time and direction to boarding gates and food, beverage and retail offers from Qatar Duty Free (QDF). (QNA)