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 Manado

Book your flights to Manado with Etihad Airways and get ready to explore the water, coasts and cityscape of this beautiful, exotic location. Fresh food is plentiful and delicious and you might like to try some traditional specialities like tinutuan, a local oat dish.

Plan Your Manado Holiday

There are lots of great reasons to travel to Manado. Lovers of history will find plenty of culture in the area and will enjoy a visit to Watu Pinawetengan, an enormous carved stone of the Minahasan ancestors. Manado also has its own museum, displaying local dress and utensils. Outdoor opportunities are plentiful from boat trips to diving in the warm seas, and the beaches are clean and picturesque without too much hustle and bustle. From mountains to sea beds, Manado offers something for everyone.

The rainy season, as in many other equatorial regions, runs from November to April, so reserve your tickets to Manado with this in mind. Even during the dry season cheap hotels in Manado are available, given the ample accommodation available for tourists and travellers. Excellent flight deals to Manado are available through Etihad Airways all year, so check our Deals section regularly for discounted flights.

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Etihad Office in New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand
Walshe Group
Level 6, 52 Swanson Street
+64 9977 2207
Monday??Friday: 09:00-17:00

Etihad Office in Kazakhstan

Almaty, Kazakhstan
240G, Furmanov Street, Business Centre CDC1
50059
01 floor
+7 727 3303000
alasales@etihad.ae
Monday-Friday: 09:00-17:30, Saturday: 13:00-18:00