Arriving in Istanbul

Book your flights to Istanbul with Etihad Airways and journey to a land of spice and culture. Istanbul is one of the most historically important cities in the world; explore its epic history.

Plan Your Istanbul Holiday

Travel to Istanbul is akin to stepping into a time machine and going on a historical tour through the great empires of the past. You would come to Istanbul as Byzantium and then again as Constantinople and then yet again as the modern day Istanbul. The Roman Empire, The Ottoman Empire, the Byzantine Empire and the Latin Empire all called this beautiful city between the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea their capital. An intricate part of the infamous Silk Road, this city has been draped in mystic and teeming with a meshing of cultures since 660 BC.

The summer sees a massive influx of tourists to Istanbul. If you are coming between July and September be sure to book your tickets to Istanbul as early as possible. Cheap hotels in Istanbul are easily found during the winter months as the temperature can drop to around freezing and the tourists stay home. Flight deals to Istanbul can be found in our Deals section.

Flying from China

Reserve your flights from China to many intriguing destinations and travel in comfort when you fly with Etihad Airways.

Major Airports in China

From Beijing, passengers can fly from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK). As the busiest airport in Asia, Beijing Capital is often crowded and so boarding passengers should plan to arrive early. There are numerous facilities, including the global kitchen where passengers can dine on the cuisines of many different nationalities.

Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) serves the city of Shanghai. The airport is located about 30km from Shanghai city centre and should not be confused with Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) on the west side, which serves mostly domestic flights.

Airport Transportation in China

The futuristic Maglev Train to Shanghai Pudong Airport runs from the Longyang Road Metro Station, taking less than 8 minutes to travel 30 km. A taxi to Shanghai Pudong Airport takes between 45 and 60 minutes. Ten different bus lines offer a bus service to Shanghai Pudong Airport from Shanghai city centre.

A train to Beijing Capital Airport is the best travel option with the Airport express running directly to Terminals 2 and 3, taking 20 minutes from the Dongzhimen area in Beijing city.

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Interested in Istanbul? Consider Manchester

Arrange and book your flights to Manchester and look forward to experiencing a slice of northern British life. Redevelopment and cultural diversity ensure Manchester is a colourful and exciting destination, proud of its industrial roots and surrounded by protected National Parks.

Plan Your Manchester Holiday

There are plenty of reasons to travel to Manchester and your visit will be a memorable event. Those who enjoy the mix and bustle of a city will easily find entertainment and things to do, and if fine dining and accessing shops and events is important, Manchester will not disappoint. The area is steeped in British history and enjoys a legendary place in the world of football.

Manchester has lots to offer at any time of year, although autumn and winter can be damp and the daylight hours shorter. Book your tickets to Manchester at any time of the year, and cheap hotels in Manchester are easy to find due to the plentiful and varied accommodation. It is possible to split holiday time between the city and the rural areas surrounding Manchester to discover the variety of the region. Be sure to visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Manchester throughout the year.

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