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 New Zealand

Book your flights from New Zealand to destinations all over the world with Etihad Airways to experience an outstanding service that addresses your every need.

Major Airports in New Zealand

International flights from New Zealand are available from the country’s largest airport, Auckland Airport (AKL). There are two passenger terminals, the Domestic Terminal and the International Terminal, with free bus services in-between and passenger parking. Many services are available, including foreign exchange and banking, medical services, and shops and restaurants.

From Christchurch, international flights leave Christchurch International Airport (CHC). The airport has two terminals; one on the ground level and the new level 1 terminal. Take advantage of the duty free and restaurants while you wait.

Airport Transportation in New Zealand

From Auckland, you have the option of taking a bus to Auckland Airport, which takes approximately 40 minutes from the city centre. There is no train to Auckland Airport, but you can take a taxi if you prefer. During morning or evening rush hours, be sure to allow at least an hour for travel.

You can take a taxi to Christchurch Airport and take advantage of the Drop-Off Zone on the ground floor. The airport is 12km from Christchurch City centre.

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Interested in Astana? Consider Vientiane

Book your flights to Vientiane with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy the simplicity and beauty of this amazing city.

Plan Your Vientiane Holiday

Whether you travel to Vientiane for business or for leisure, the city is a gorgeous destination that will leave you awe-inspired. Vientiane radiates the natural beauty, calmness and uniqueness of the Laotian countryside. From touring the shining golden Pha That Luang to experiencing the calm lifestyle of the locals by visiting the Wa Si Saket temple and taking amazing pictures at the Vientiane City Pillar Shrine, Vientiane has so much to offer the holiday traveller.

The weather in Vientiane primarily consists of three seasons: the wet season from May to October, the dry season from November to March and the hot season from March to May. The weather is cooler between November and February. We advise travellers wait until the hot and rainy seasons end if searching for flight deals to Vientiane and cheap hotels in Vientiane. Booking your tickets to Vientiane is very easy and straightforward with Etihad Airways – a simple visit to the Deals section of our website is all you need to guarantee you get the best price.

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