DOHA, Qatar, Aug 26 – Hamad International Airport (HIA), Qatar’s new world-class gateway to the world, is preparing for the increase of arrival passengers, during this busy back-to-school period.

Staff at HIA have taken a range of measures, including extending the queue layout at the taxi pick up points, to ensure passengers receive rapid on-going travel service, deploying extra staff within the terminal, to offer guidance and advice, and placing additional baggage trolleys, within the baggage reclaim hall.

Members of the public, collecting arriving passengers, can avail of the free parking at HIA for the first 30 minutes, in the short-term car park. Thereafter, the short-term car park is charging QAR 5 per hour, after the first 30 minutes.

Prior to exiting the passenger terminal, payments for the short-term car park must be processed at the parking payment machines, located in the bridge connecting the Passenger Terminal Complex to the car park.

Free parking can also be found in the long-term car park, which includes a bus ride to the bus terminal at HIA. All unattended vehicles parked on the curb side throughout the HIA facility will be towed away by the authorities.

Abdulaziz Al-Mass, Vice President Commercial, at HIA said, “We are much better equipped to handle the increase in passenger traffic this summer, and with the modern technology available to us at Hamad International Airport, we can ensure that all our passengers enjoy a seamless, hassle-free experience.”– NNN-QNA