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 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 Shanghai on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Office in China

Chengdu, China
Level 18
The Office Tower Shangri-La Centre
9 Binjiang Road (East), 610021
+86 28 66065172/66065173
ctutkt@etihad.ae
Monday - Friday 09:00-17:30