Arriving in 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.

Flying from Maldives

Book your flights from the Maldives with Etihad Airways and prepare to journey to one of hundreds of destinations the world over. Booking with Etihad ensures that you will receive exceptional service for the entirety of your flight experience and enjoy a holiday full of wonderful memories.

Major Airports in the Maldives

Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (MLE), more commonly known as Malé International Airport, is located on Hulhulé Island and is the largest airport in the Maldives. It is only 2.5 km from the capital city of Malé. It offers passengers a first floor lounge with satellite TV and Internet access along with fax and telephone services. There is also a bank, a post office, restaurants and many shops including a pharmacy and a duty free.

Airport Transportation in the Maldives

As the Maldives is made up of a string of islands there is no train or bus to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport. You may be able to take a taxi to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, but they are fairly limited on the island so you may have to book in advance. There is, however, a ferry to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport from Malé.

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Interested in Dubai? Consider Bangkok

Book flights to Bangkok with Etihad Airways and discover its secrets. Impressive temples, modern skyscrapers, and neighbourhoods where almost nothing has changed in the last 200 years will welcome you.

Plan Your Bangkok Holiday

Travel to Bangkok and go on an adventure of discovery. You'll find extraordinary and bizarre buildings like a colossal museum in the form of a three-headed elephant, a building identical to a robot, and a 17-story tower surrounded by a huge dragon. If you decide to buy tickets to Bangkok, there will be a surprise around every corner. Only here will you be able to encounter a stunning temple like Wat Arun, and then after crossing a river, find a modern shopping mall like Siam Paragon or MBK.

This city of contrasts seems fast-paced to tourists at first, but behind its skyscrapers a little more exploring will reveal, on the side west of the River, traditional houses and merchants who still sail in their boats full of fruits. With the flight deals to Bangkok offered by Etihad Airways, you will be able to see both sides of this city, but for cheap hotels in Bangkok remember that the low season is from May to August.

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Etihad Office in Maldives

Male, Maldives
Airline Office - Terminal PTO-9, Ibrahim Nasir, International Airport
+960 300 6764
Airport only - Operational hours 1330-2200hrs

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Madinat Zayed
Ahmed Jumaa Al Za-aabee Bldg, Muroor Road
Opposite Madinat Zayed Shopping Centre
Ground Floor
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P.O.Box 35566
Head Office, Khalifa City A
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Etihad Airways
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Abu Dhabi Mall
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Chelsea Tower Apartment Building (Near Mashreq Bank)
Sheikh Zayed Road
P.O.Box 72522
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East Tower
Abu Dhabi Mall
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Al Wahda Mall
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Marina Mall
1st floor,
Snow Dome area
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Khalidiya Mall
1st floor
Next to Lulu Entrance
+971 2 635 4955
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Bawadi Mall
Ground Floor,
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+971 3 784 0228
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Etihad Holidays shop, Dubai Marina Mall
Dubai Marina Mall
Promenade Level
+971 4 399 7956
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Etihad Holidays shop, Al Hilal Bank
Al Hilal Bank, Corniche
The Mall Branch,
Al Sahel Tower
+971 2 635 9916
9am - 5pm (Sun - Thu)
Etihad Plaza Retail Shop
Etihad Plaza Retail Shop
Block C11 Next to Mugg & Beans Coffee Shop
P.O. BOX 35566
00971 02 511 1966
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