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 Erbil

Book your flights from Erbil to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and experience the best travel accommodations in the industry.  

Major Airports in Erbil

The main airport of Erbil is the Erbil International Airport (EBL), located close to the city of Erbil, it boasts one of the longest runways in the world. The airport was newly opened in 2005 after the liberation of Iraq in 2003. It offers modern facilities and passenger comfort. Travellers can spend their hours shopping at the duty free shops or indulging in some tasty, traditional or international foods.

Airport Transportation in Erbil

Located seven kilometres from the north eastern part of the city, the Erbil International Airport is a short drive away from most accommodation spots. You can take a taxi to Erbil International Airport and drive there within minutes. There is no train or bus to Erbil International Airport, so taxis are the preferred mode of transportation. A wide variety of taxi services are available in, 3 different languages, including English. You can find them at the airport or ask your hotel to call and reserve one.

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

Etihad Office in Kazakhstan

Almaty, Kazakhstan
240G, Furmanov Street, Business Centre CDC1
50059
01 floor
+7 727 3303000
alasales@etihad.ae
Monday-Friday: 09:00-17:30, Saturday: 13:00-18:00