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 Sri Lanka

You can take flights from Sri Lanka to many destinations around the world with Etihad Airways and enjoy the advantages of a high quality flying experience from the time you make your reservation until you arrive at your chosen destination.

Major Airports in Sri Lanka

Reserve your flights from Sri Lanka and fly from Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). The airport is in the city of Hambantota and is 35km from the city of Colombo. Both Terminals 1 and 2 serve international passengers, while the third terminal operates exclusively for domestic services. As the main airport in Sri Lanka, Bandaranaike Airport has excellent road and rail links. Ratmalana International Airport (RML) also offers international flights from Colombo itself.

Airport Transportation in Sri Lanka

Trains to Bandaranaike Airport can be accessed using the Airport Express Rail, which runs directly from the centre of Colombo. You can catch a shuttle bus to Bandaranaike Airport from some hotels so be sure to enquire when you book. The extensive public bus system in Colombo does run to the airports, but you may prefer to hire a taxi to Bandaranaike Airport, which will take only 13 minutes from Colombo city centre via the new, high-speed Katunayake Expressway.

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Interested in Astana? Consider Gold Coast

It is now easier than ever to fly to the Gold Coast. All a person has to do is rely on Etihad Airways. From the time you book your flight until the pick up your bags, every step of the journey will be a pleasure.

Plan Your Holiday to the Gold Coast

Since the 1950s, the Gold Coast has been considered a favorite holiday playground for anyone who flies to Australia. The nation’s sixth biggest city is home to golden beaches, exciting theme parks, top of the line boutiques, deluxe spas, first-rate golf courses, award-winning restaurants, and colorful nightclubs. The Gold Coast is also home to a series of festivals every month. Visitors to the Gold Coast can feast their eyes on some of the most beautiful natural attractions on the planet by exploring a lush rainforest in a national park, or simply by whale-watching.

For those looking to have a little fun, you can enjoy some miniature golf, as well as a few wax museums once you fly to the Gold Coast. Visitors can also hop on an aqua-bus and go on a vivid tour of the city’s river and canals. In other words, you don’t even have to leave the city to get a taste of the Australian Outback. A tourist can also have a blast at any of the area’s theme parks, such as Dreamworld, Sea World, Movie World and Wet'n'Wild.

Any time of the year is ideal for booking flights to the Gold Coast. After all, tourism is the Number One industry in the region. In fact, there are more than 60 kilometers of sandy beach, 500 restaurants, 40 golf courses and five theme parks in the metropolis area. Just make sure that you book your flight to the Gold Coast in advance with Etihad Airways.

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