Arriving in Basrah

Book your flights to Basra with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover a mythical land where legend and fantasy go hand in hand. Located in the Arabian Gulf, the life of its inhabitants has always been linked to the sea, so it’s not strange that Sinbad legends are still alive in the areas surrounding its port.

Plan Your Basra Holiday

Travel to Basra and open the door to its past. Old Town is still impressive with its amber-brick buildings, openwork tracery windows, and its ancient mosques that remain as a sign of ancient splendour. Use the Shatt al-Arab River as your guide and you’ll see its most urban side at the Corniche al-Basora pier and its more traditional side in the neighbourhoods along the riverbanks.

If you decide to book tickets to Basra using Etihad’s Deals section, don't forget to go to Sinbad Island and explore its beautiful gardens in the middle of the river. With Etihad Airways you can find good flight deals to Basra, but remember that the best season to travel is during the fall and winter. Regarding accommodation, it won't be too difficult to find cheap hotels in Basra as tourism is still growing.

Flying from Vientiane

Book your flights from Vientiane to various destinations across the world with Etihad Airways and change your definition of luxurious air travel. With our state-of-the-art airlines, fine dining and spacious cabins, you can look forward to excellent service from the beginning to the end of your journey.

Major Airports in Vientiane

The Wattay International Airport (WOL) is one of the few international airports in Vientiane. The airport has modern amenities and lies a few kilometres from Vientiane. The airport’s facilities include everything you may need while you wait for your flight including a bank, restaurants, a post office in case you need to send some last-minute mail, and an Internet cafe for you to catch up with the rest of the world.

Airport Transportation in Vientiane

There are a number of ways to travel to Wattay International Airport. Travellers may not be able take a bus to Wattay International Airport but there are tuk-tuks which are auto rickshaws that tend to be the cheapest mode of transport. You can also catch a taxi to Wattay International Airport which will drop you off at a taxi rank right next to the airport. Unfortunately there is no train to Wattay International Airport.

 

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Vientiane to Basrah on which you will be travelling in comfort and style.