Arriving in Erbil

Book your flights to Erbil with Etihad Airways and find yourself on the way to one of the world’s most ancient cultural and historical cities. Erbil offers an insight into its ancient traditions, while still providing the modern amenities and attractions that present day travellers desire.

Plan Your Erbil Visit

This ancient cultural destination has something to offer everyone, providing tourists with many attractions to entice them to travel to Ebril. History enthusiasts can find their way to the historic and famous Citadel of Erbil. The Kurdish Textile Museum offers beautiful, traditional and locally produced textiles for tourists to purchase. Minaret Park is one of the oldest archaeological and cultural wonders, and provides a marvellous insight into the local culture.

Autumn to spring, which include the mild winter months, are the best time to visit Erbil. You can find cheap hotels in Erbil right next to the Citadel in the off season summer months. If travelling in the peak season, you should aim to book your hotel and your tickets to Erbil in advance. Take advantage of the great flight deals to Erbil that Etihad has to offer, and make plans for an enjoyable and memorable holiday.

Flying from Port Elizabeth

Trekking around the world is easy when you book your flights with Etihad Airways. From the time travelers make their reservations to when they board at Port Elizabeth and pick up their bags at their final destination, the service is fabulous.

Major Airports in Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ) accommodates the city’s outgoing cargo, as well as passengers. Formerly known as H. F. Verwoerd Airport, the airport is located roughly 2 miles south of the city's central business district. This has earned it the name "Ten Minute Airport," as it is no more than a ten minute drive from most locations in Port Elizabeth. PLZ is also extremely busy, serving approximately 1,500,000 passengers flying in and out of the city every year.

Transportation Out of Port Elizabeth Airport

Port Elizabeth Airport is easily accessible, as it is so close to downtown. It can be easily reached by car from Cape Town, as well as from Johannesburg. People can also depend on public buses to get to the airport. Since the World Cup 2010, the bus system has been renovated. A passenger should never have to wait more than 15 minutes at a bus stop. A traveler can also depend on a taxi to get to the airport. More accessible in the daytime than at night, the Toyota Hiaces and VW Caravelles taxicabs are modified to cram in as many passengers as possible.

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

Etihad Offices in South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa
Four Commerce Square, 39 Rivonia Road (corner Helling)
Sandhurst, Sandton
P.O. Box 55598, Northlands 2116
0861-ETIHAD (within South Africa), +27-11-3439140 (from outside South Africa)
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Capetown
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