Arriving in Shanghai

Book your flights to Shanghai with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover a bustling modern city of contrast, culture and commerce.

Plan Your Shanghai Holiday

There are numerous reasons to travel to Shanghai. The diversity of choice covers theatre, shopping, sightseeing and cultural pursuits; Shanghai wants you to discover what it has to show. A heady mix of towering skyscrapers, an iconic harbour, and an energetic fusion of east and west, longstanding, and contemporary with a dash of modernity, is Shanghai.

The peak seasons in Shanghai cover April to May and September to October. The city can get very crowded, especially for the main attractions. We advise that you reserve your tickets to Shanghai several months in advance for either of these two periods. During the off-peak season temperatures can reach 35 degrees Celsius and the humidity can sometimes become a little over-powering. In the winter temperatures rarely exceed 10 degrees. Not surprisingly, these are the best times to find cheap hotels in Shanghai. The city is also significantly less crowded with no loss of spark or allure. Visit our Deals section to find the best flight deals to Shanghai for whenever you choose to travel.

Flying from Italy

Book your flights from Italy to hundreds of destinations around the globe with Etihad Airways. Enjoy the world class aircraft and superior service that you would expect from a premium airline.

Major Airports in Italy

Named after Leonardo da Vinci, who first drew prototypes of winged flying machines as far back as 1488, the largest airport in Italy is Leonardo da Vinci – Fiumicino Airport (FCO). It is situated just 21 miles from the centre of Rome and welcomes over 37 million guests annually. Its four terminals are dotted with a wide array of shops and restaurants sure to please the most discerning traveller. The second largest airport is Milano Malpensa Airport (MXP), which is located 25 miles from the heart of fashion in Milan.

Airport Transportation in Italy

You can take the Leonardo Express train to Leonardo da Vinci – Fiumicino International Airport from Rome’s city centre in just 30 minutes. Or if you are travelling from Milan, you can take the Malpensa Express bus to Milano Malpensa Airport from downtown Milan in just 29 minutes. If you prefer, it is possible to take a taxi to Leonardo da Vinci Airport and travel on your own timetable.

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Interested in Shanghai? Consider Aix-en-Provence

Book your flights to Aix-en-Provence with Etihad Airways and walk in the footsteps of Cezanne and Picasso.

Plan Your Aix-en-Provence Holiday

The Festival d’ Aix-en-Provence takes place here every year in June and July. The festival draws thousands of visitors every year and allows them to be immersed in the city’s bright culture and history. To stand in the same room as Cezanne or Picasso is an absolute dream for the lover of classic art. In Aix-en-Provence the art buff can do both. If the home of Pablo Picasso and workshop of Cezanne leave you wanting more you can visit one of the many museums in the area that pay homage to the famous residents.

The best time to visit the area is just before the peak summer season. March to May is an excellent time to see the city in its entire splendour. The countryside has inspired artists for nearly a century. Book your tickets to Aix-en-Provence early to avoid disappointment. Cheap hotels in Aix-en-Provence can be found in the winter and flight deals to Aix-en-Provence can be found year round at Etihad’s Deals section.

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