Amman is the capital city of Jordan, and it has a population of over 2.8 million. Serving this large population is the Queen Alia International Airport, located about 20 miles from the city center, and the Amman City Airport in East Amman. Cheap flights from Amman can be found using Orbitz.com, and international flights will likely depart from the Queen Alia Airport. The smaller Amman City Airport only handles military and domestic flights, with some routes available to nearby countries. Some of the air carriers operating out of the Queen Alia Airport include British Airways, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian and Austrian Airlines.
Parking is available at the airport on both a short-term and long-term basis. The long-term car park is a guarded area off the access road, with space for 680 vehicles. Transportation is provided from the lot to the terminal by shuttle van every 10 minutes. There are four short-term parks available near the terminals.
Transportation to the airport is provided by taxi service or public bus service. The taxis are metered, with costs of around $28 for the approximately 25-minute ride from the city to the airport. The buses are considerably less costly, with fares of around $2 for the 35-minute ride from city center.
For those looking to have a meal before leaving on one of the available cheap flights from Amman, 32 North at the Grand Hyatt Amman serves a delicious breakfast buffet featuring omelets and waffles. For a more traditional meal, Diwan Shahrayar in the Le Royal Hotel Amman offers several traditional Arabic favorites.
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Two airports serve the city of Paris. Charles de Gaulle Airport, or Roissy, sits 16 miles northeast of Paris and is France's busiest airport. Roissy sees more than 60 million passengers annually, and it is the main hub for Air France. Paris-Orly Airport sits eight miles south of the city and serves more than 27 million passengers every year, mostly domestic travelers. You can search both airports simultaneously on Orbitz.com, making it easy to book cheap flights to Paris.
Paris features an expansive subway system, and RER trains travel from both airports into the city. While you're there, you can take the Paris Metro or its connecting trains anywhere you want to go, including the outskirts of the city and other European countries. Public bus transportation, shuttle services and taxis also serve both Paris airports. Orbitz.com can arrange transportation when you book flights to Paris or provide information about renting a car.
Spring and summer are the busiest times in Paris, but the weather is mild most of the year. Springtime temperatures range from 53 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit, and fall weather is similar. Summer in Paris features highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 50s.
Paris boasts some of the most spectacular attractions in the world, including the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and Louvre Museum. Booking your flights to Paris and planning your trip with Orbitz.com makes planning your vacation easy and stress free.
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