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 Penang

Book your flights to Penang with Etihad Airways and explore all the natural and cultural wonders that await you in this beautiful city.

Plan Your Penang Holiday

There are plenty of reasons to travel to Penang. The city is rich with history and culture as evidenced by the numerous historical buildings dating back hundreds of years. Preserving that history and the culture of its friendly people are the tasks of the Penang Museum and Art Gallery and the Penang Cultural Centre. Adding to the spectacular natural setting that surrounds this city are the numerous parks and gardens that dot the cityscape, such as the Penang Bird Park, Penang Botanical Gardens and the popular Orchid and Hibiscus Garden.

In February of every year the people of Penang celebrate the Chinese New Year over the course of 15 days. It is a very well-attended festival and it is highly recommended if you are travelling to the area during that time that you buy your tickets to Penang well in advance. Cheap hotels in Penang are more readily found during the wet season between April and November. Flight deals to Penang are always available with Etihad’s Deals section.

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