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 Makassar

Book your flights to Makassar with Etihad Airways and get ready to experience the famous Indonesian hospitality. Makassar offers its visitors the best of the Indonesian Archipelago with its wonderful beaches, amazing cuisine, and one-of-a-kind attractions.

Plan Your Makassar Holiday

Discover for yourself the many reasons to travel to Makassar. Meander with the locals along the Pantai Losari boardwalk. Food stalls along the way offer delicious traditional snacks to refresh you. Take a 20 minute boat ride out to the island of Pulau Khayangan where you can fish or just lounge by the sea. Visit the 3rd largest indoor amusement park in the world, Trans Studio. Spend a day hiking through picturesque Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park, which contains caves and waterfalls.

The best time of the year to visit Makassar is during Indonesia’s dry season (April through to October). We recommend you reserve your tickets to Makassar several months in advance if travelling during this time to avoid the disappointment of booked flights. To find cheap hotels in Makassar when crowds are thinner, consider travelling during the rainy season (November until March). Find flight deals to Makassar throughout the year in our Deals section.

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