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 Iraq

Book your flights from Iraq to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy the outstanding service that starts from the time you make your reservation and doesn’t end until you reach your destination.

Major Airports in Iraq

Flights depart from Baghdad at Baghdad International Airport (BGW). The airport has 6 passenger terminals and includes a free zone, business park, and cargo and storage facilities in addition to Wi-Fi access.

From Najaf, travellers can take international flights from the Al Najaf International Airport (NJF). The single terminal airport has a VIP lounge and both departure and arrival halls. Opportunities to shop and dine are also available.

Airport Transportation in Iraq

The best available option is to take a taxi to Baghdad Airport. Although there are shuttle services that allow you to ride a bus to the Baghdad Airport, they are usually shared with other passengers and therefore the trip can take much longer. There is also a subway and a train to Baghdad Airport from the City Centre.

From Najaf city centre, you can catch a taxi, a bus or mini-bus to Al Najaf International Airport.

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Interested in Shanghai? Consider Durban

Book your flights to Durban with Etihad Airways. Once the ruling tourism destination in South Africa, the city is experiencing a renaissance and once again becoming the destination of choice for thousands of visitors every year.

Plan Your Durban Holiday

Miles and miles of beautiful beaches, world class tourist attractions, majestic natural wonders all combine to make Durban a solid vacation choice. The city boasts one of the largest aquariums in the world at uShanka Sea World and has a plethora of interactive activities for the thrill seeking traveller. Walk on the bottom of the ocean floor in one exhibit while another lets you stand in the middle of dozens of circling sharks. A fantastic botanical garden in existence since 1894 lets you see some of the rarest flowers in the world, some dating back to prehistoric times.

The weather in the summer here can be quite humid and the best time of year to visit is in the spring between April and July, book your tickets to Durban early as it gets fairly crowded. Cheap hotels in Durban can be found during the winter months as the crowds grow smaller. Flight deals to Durban are available with Etihad’s Deals section.

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