Arriving in Basrah

Book your flights to Basra with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover a mythical land where legend and fantasy go hand in hand. Located in the Arabian Gulf, the life of its inhabitants has always been linked to the sea, so it’s not strange that Sinbad legends are still alive in the areas surrounding its port.

Plan Your Basra Holiday

Travel to Basra and open the door to its past. Old Town is still impressive with its amber-brick buildings, openwork tracery windows, and its ancient mosques that remain as a sign of ancient splendour. Use the Shatt al-Arab River as your guide and you’ll see its most urban side at the Corniche al-Basora pier and its more traditional side in the neighbourhoods along the riverbanks.

If you decide to book tickets to Basra using Etihad’s Deals section, don't forget to go to Sinbad Island and explore its beautiful gardens in the middle of the river. With Etihad Airways you can find good flight deals to Basra, but remember that the best season to travel is during the fall and winter. Regarding accommodation, it won't be too difficult to find cheap hotels in Basra as tourism is still growing.

Flying from Austria

Book your flights from Austria to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and travel in luxury, comfort, and tranquillity.

Major Airports in Austria

The main destination for international travel in Austria is the Vienna International Airport (VIE). The airport offers an integrated multi-level terminal for passengers and has received Olympic teams at both of the Austrian Winter Olympics. With amazing architecture, top restaurants, and all the latest fashions, this isn’t just an airport, it’s a destination. During the summer months, Vienna puts on Airport Glamour days, where travel meets fashion and travellers can visit style centres for makeovers, a catwalk, and cover shoot souvenirs.

Airport Transportation in Austria

Getting a train to Vienna International Airport couldn’t be easier. The City Airport Train runs from Wien Mitte station every half hour and takes only ten minutes. If you prefer to travel by bus to Vienna International Airport there are regional services that connect to all major transportation hubs in the surrounding area, making it quick and easy to get to the airport. For greater flexibility you can take a taxi to Vienna International Airport with many companies providing cheap, private transport at your convenience.

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Interested in Basrah? Consider Dubai

Book your flights to Dubai with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy the exciting local fusion of tourist paradise and commercial hub.

Plan Your Dubai Holiday

The reasons to travel to Dubai are myriad and focus on primarily commerce and relaxation. People come for the desert, the extravagant collection of shopping malls, the souks, the golden beaches, the museums, the contemporary attractions and for Dubai’s reputation as “place to do business” in the Arabian Gulf. In 2010 Dubai was the 7th most visited city in the world.

The climate in Dubai is a subtropical desert with scattered humidity throughout the year. During the off-peak season, especially in July and August, temperatures swell and at times can exceed 45 degrees. Travellers seeking cheap hotels in Dubai should attempt to arrive during the off-peak season, but should be prepared for very warm temperatures. If you wish to experience the full range of diverse activities that are available, we recommend that you book your tickets to Dubai as soon as you can and travel in the peak season. We additionally advise that you consult our Deals section to find the best flight deals to Dubai all year-round.

Arrive in Dubai in just 45 minutes!

While we don’t fly direct to Dubai, getting there is quick and simple with our complimentary coach service from Abu Dhabi available to all Etihad Airways guests. If you are flying Diamond First Class or Pearl Business Class, you can either use our luxury Etihad Express coaches or book a chauffeur to take you to Dubai, absolutely free.

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