Arriving in Islamabad

Book your flights to Islamabad with Etihad Airways and enjoy the peaceful and visually pleasing streets of this enchanting city.

Plan Your Islamabad Holiday

There are many reasons to travel to Islamabad. The historical sites and lovely green areas combine to make a trip to Islamabad an enjoyable, informative and relaxing experience. Be sure to visit the Pakistan Monument overlooking the city. A good place to consider spending a day is the Pakistan Museum of Natural History or perhaps the National Art Gallery. The Golra Pakistan Railways Heritage Museum which houses several old locomotives, a refurbished old world train station and a small museum is a hidden gem or just simply spend a day wandering through the many parks that line the avenues of Islamabad.

The best time of year to visit Islamabad is from October to April. It is also the busiest time of year for tourism in the area so it is strongly recommended that you buy your tickets to Islamabad as early as possible before you come. It is much easier to find cheap hotels in Islamabad if you plan your travel from May through September. Flight deals to Islamabad can be found in our Deals section.

Flying from Basrah

Book your flights from Basra with Etihad Airways and enjoy our amazing in-flight service all the way to your final destination. Etihad Airways is a company that already has a decade of experience in the sky and is well known for its attention to detail and for its emphasis on catering to the needs of its passengers to ensure that they have a wonderful experience while on board.

Major Airports in Basra

Basrah International Airport (BSR) is located to the South of the city, at a distance of about 20 km. Built in the 1960s, over the years it has been renovated and expanded to serve the needs of travellers, but it can already boast being the second largest airport in Iraq.

Airport Transportation in Basra

For tourists, the main means of transport in Basra are taxis. You can take a taxi to Basrah International Airport, which is a relatively affordable option. At the moment there is no bus to Basrah International Airport and there is no train to Basrah International Airport, although the Al-Majal train station is very well connected with Baghdad.

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Basrah to Islamabad on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Offices in Pakistan

Islamabad, Pakistan
Office number 9, 1st Floor
Islamabad Stock Exchange Building Tower
Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area
00 800 900 440 17
isbtkt@etihad.ae
0900-1745 Mon- Sat / Friday Break 1300-1500
Karachi, Pakistan
#309, 3rd Floor
The Forum Kehkashan
Clifton
00 800 900 440 17
khitkt@etihad.ae
0900-1745 Mon- Sat / Friday Break 1300-1500
Lahore, Pakistan
29/8-9
Tahir Center
Empress Road
00 800 900 440 17
lhetkt@etihad.ae
0900-1745 Mon- Sat / Friday Break 1300-1500
Peshawar, Pakistan
Office No. LG-34
Dean??s Trade Centre & Hotel Tower
Islamia Road
00 800 900 440 17
0900-1745 Mon- Sat / Friday Break 1300-1500