Arriving in Astana

Book your flights to Astana with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a blossoming young city rapidly developing into a hub of rich culture moulded by a complex and interesting history.

Plan Your Astana Holiday

There are many to reasons to travel to Astana. As the second biggest city in Kazakhstan, it retains a provincial feel about it, so those who do not like big cities will still enjoy Astana. As a new capital with billions being spent on modernization and expansion, it features an interesting mixture of modern and old Soviet architecture, as well as an emerging vibrant arts and culinary scene.

The peak season in Astana is from June to August when the weather is at its warmest. You are advised to book your tickets to Astana early on if you would like to travel during these months. For those who want to brave the Astanan winter and avoid the summer crowds, there are lots of cheap hotels in Astana during the winter time. To find the best flight deals to Astana regardless of the time of the year, have a look at our Deals section which has some incredible special offers just for you.

Flying from Iraq

Book your flights from Iraq to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy the outstanding service that starts from the time you make your reservation and doesn’t end until you reach your destination.

Major Airports in Iraq

Flights depart from Baghdad at Baghdad International Airport (BGW). The airport has 6 passenger terminals and includes a free zone, business park, and cargo and storage facilities in addition to Wi-Fi access.

From Najaf, travellers can take international flights from the Al Najaf International Airport (NJF). The single terminal airport has a VIP lounge and both departure and arrival halls. Opportunities to shop and dine are also available.

Airport Transportation in Iraq

The best available option is to take a taxi to Baghdad Airport. Although there are shuttle services that allow you to ride a bus to the Baghdad Airport, they are usually shared with other passengers and therefore the trip can take much longer. There is also a subway and a train to Baghdad Airport from the City Centre.

From Najaf city centre, you can catch a taxi, a bus or mini-bus to Al Najaf International Airport.

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Interested in Astana? Consider Johor

Book your flights to Johor with Etihad Airways and witness the majesty of this modern city with an old-world atmosphere. Founded in 1855 as a small fishing village, Johor has experienced an extended period of exceptional growth and modernization since the late 1960s. An interesting fusion of archaic architecture and modern metropolis, Johor’s equally varied attractions will delight the adventurous traveller and family holiday-goer alike.

Plan Your Johor Holiday

Whatever your interest, finding a reason to travel to Johor is easy. History buffs will love the vast collection of elaborate temples and the Istana Besar royal palace. A plethora of local theme parks and zoos await holiday travellers with families. Do some shopping at historic Dataran Bandaraya City Square, or hike up to the gorgeous Pulai Waterfall.

Weather conditions are remarkably consistent, so there is no bad time to book your tickets to Johor. Unfortunately for bargain hunters, this also means there is no tourism off-season, so those looking for cheap hotels in Johor should book their hotel accommodation well in advance. Don’t forget to check the deals section of our website for all the best flight deals to Johor.

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