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 Pakistan

Booking your flights from Pakistan is a simple process with Etihad Airways. Travel to a variety of locations around the world in comfort and style, guaranteeing the right atmosphere to begin your journey.

Major Airports in Pakistan

Most international flights from Pakistan are available from Benazir Bhutto Islamabad International Airport (ISB). This airport features 11 bays, which helps to ensure a minimal delay for passengers. Complimentary trolleys are available for all departing passengers to transport you from the drop lane to check in, baggage claim or the pick-up lane as necessary.

From Karachi, passengers will fly from Jinnah International Airport (KHI), the largest airport in Pakistan. This state of the art facility can manage up to 42 aircraft simultaneously. International flights are handled from a satellite building that includes premiere shopping facilities and lounges for passengers.

Airport Transportation in Pakistan

From the town centre, four companies provide a bus to Benazir Bhutto Islamabad International Airport. Taking a taxi to Islamabad International Airport can take a matter of minutes, as the airport is a mere 8km from the city centre. Though you cannot get a direct train to Islamabad International Airport, the nearby train station provides buses to convey passengers to their terminal.

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Interested in Astana? Consider Christchurch

Book your flights to Christchurch with Etihad Airways and take the stress out of air travel. Use your time in the air to rest, conserving your energy to embrace all that Christchurch has to offer.

Plan Your Christchurch Holiday

Travel to Christchurch and see how spectacular landscapes and temperate weather combine to make this city a nature-lover’s paradise. Nearly any outdoor activity you can think of is available; from sky diving to white-water rafting, paragliding to jet-boating, mountain biking, hot-air ballooning, fishing, golfing, cycling and rock climbing. The sheer number of attractions ensures you will barely have time to catch your breath. Fortunately Christchurch offers plenty of amenities for relaxation as well, including the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and three expansive beaches.

With numerous local festivals and celebrations taking place throughout the year, there’s never a bad time to visit the city. The best time to book your tickets to Christchurch is during the mild summer months between November and March. Bargain hunters looking for cheap hotels in Christchurch may want to adjust their vacation to align with the off-peak winter months. Remember to check the Deals section of our website for the best flight deals to Christchurch.

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