Arriving in Chengdu

Set amid forests and bodies of water, Chengdu is a miracle of historical preservation mixed with progressive planning. Book your flights to Chengdu with Etihad Airways and get ready to embark on an adventure into Chinese culture and excitement that few other cities in China can match.

Plan Your Chengdu Visit

There are countless reasons to travel to Chengdu. Marvel at the Leshan Giant Buddha, the world’s largest Buddha statue, cut directly into a wall of red rock. Wander through the Huanglong Scenic Area considered by some to be "A Fairyland on Earth.” Get lost in Chengdu history in one of its many ancient towns. Indulge in a Chinese feast provided by one of Chengdu’s renowned restaurants. Be enthralled at a Sichuanese opera performance.

The peak season in Chengdu runs from March through May. We recommend you reserve your tickets to Chengdu several months in advance if you wish to travel during this busy part of the year. To find cheap hotels in Chengdu, consider travelling in the off-season (December through February) when weather conditions are not as sunny but crowds much smaller. Make sure to visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Chengdu throughout the year.

Flying from Seychelles

If you are looking for a perfect holiday, booking flights from Seychelles with Etihad Airways is the solution. For all your flights, we guarantee you a comfortable trip and in-flight service that is second to none.

Major Airports in Seychelles

The main airport is Seychelles International Airport (SEZ). It’s called Aéroport de La Pointe Larue by locals, and is located on the island of Mahé. Although it’s relatively small, this does not prevent it from receiving international flights and offering travellers excellent services.

It has small duty-free shops where you can buy souvenirs and find popular brands of products for low prices. Plenty of bars and restaurants are available as well as a currency exchange booth. As this airport is a hub for connecting flights among the rest of the islands, regular domestic flights depart to Praslin, Bird, Denis, Fregate and Alphonse.

Airport Transportation in Seychelles

The airport is located just 11 km from the capital, Victoria. A convenient bus to Seychelles International Airport circulates every half hour, but at present there is no train to Seychelles International Airport. If you will be travelling after 19:30 at night, simply take a taxi to Seychelles International Airport.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Samara

Book your flights to Samara with Etihad Airways and get ready to explore this picturesque and historically important city in a fantastic setting by the Volga River.

Plan Your Samara Holiday

When you travel to Samara you will find that with traditional Russian culture, history and beautiful scenery, this is an ideal holiday spot. Visit the secret location of Stalin’s bunker and the house where Lenin lived during his formative years. Spend an exciting Sunday afternoon perusing the stalls of the Kubychev Square market searching for the perfect souvenir or trinket to take home. Walk the embankment along the Volga River and enjoy the spectacular views before stopping at the Alabin Museum for a light lunch and a history lesson. The possibilities are endless.

The best time to visit is late spring to early autumn as the weather is perfect for sunning on the beach or exploring the countryside. Be sure to buy your tickets to Samara early if travelling in the summer. Cheap hotels in Samara are best looked for in the winter as there are not as many tourists around and the hotels compete for your business. Be sure to visit Etihad’s Deals section for flight deals to Samara.

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