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 Tokyo

Want to fly to Tokyo? There is no better way to do so than with Etihad Airways. It could not be any easier for a traveler to get a taste of one of the most vibrant cities in the world.

Plan Your Trip to Tokyo

Want to know why you should travel to Tokyo? From modern technology and skyscrapers to old fashioned culture and serene gardens, Tokyo is unmatched. Travelers with jet-lag can check out the world’s busiest fish market, the Tsukiji Fish Market, during the early hours of the morning. Have some fun watching sumo wrestlers stretch, stomp, and toss salt inside an arena. The Meiji Shrine can be found in a 200-acre park that is covered with 1,500-year-old cypress. Adventure seekers can always rent a bike and trek through the picturesque Yoyogi Park. For those who are just looking to kick back and take in the scenery, the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and its exquisite beauty is unmatched.

The Roppongi Hills complex is popular among tourists in Tokyo for its lovely garden, as well as its cinema, restaurants, coffee houses and fine shopping. The city area flaunts Louise Bourgeois's giant spider sculpture, Maman. A visitor to Tokyo can also go to the Mori Tower’s 52nd-floor observation deck to view the vast metropolis. A person can also check out the fine work collected at the Mori Art Museum. Find the best flights to Tokyo on our Deals section.

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