Arriving in Colombo

Schedule your flights to Colombo with Etihad Airways and take a trip to a varied, multicultural city with an interesting history of different sovereign nations until Sri Lanka’s independence made it the financial centre of a new nation and it took on a personality of its own.

Plan Your Colombo Holiday

Travel to Colombo during the peak season of December to March if you want to be there for the best weather. It will be hot, but the lack of rain and humidity should make it pleasantly so rather than uncomfortable, and you should book your tickets to Colombo well in advance as this is the most popular time to visit the city. This is the best time for walking around the city and visiting museums and unique combinations of architecture from around the world. The fabulous elephant shows are also worth seeing.

Those looking for cheap hotels in Colombo may wish to consider a wetter holiday during the monsoon season when the city has far fewer local and international travellers. Whenever you are planning to travel be sure to check the popular Etihad Deals section for the best flight deals to Colombo all year round.

Flying from Zambia

Book your flights from Zambia to locations around the globe with Etihad Airways. Etihad consistently delivers quality service above and beyond our passengers’ expectations.

Major Airports in Zambia

Lusaka International Airport (LUN) has been recently renamed and is now known as Kenneth Kaunda International Airport. It is located roughly eight miles from Lusaka city centre. The airport houses a bank, a newsagent, a duty free shop, a pharmacy and a restaurant. Another major airport in Zambia is Livingstone Airport (LVI) which recently also had its name changed. It is now known as Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport and it is the closest airport to Victoria Falls.

Airport Transportation in Zambia

A taxi to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport is usually the safest and most reliable mode of transportation. It typically takes between 15 and 20 minutes to arrive at the departure terminal from Lusaka city centre. You can also catch a mini bus to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport or to Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport. There are no specific schedules, but the fare is cheap. There is also a bus which operates between the two airports. There is no train to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport or to Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport.

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Interested in Colombo? Consider Almaty

Take one of Etihad Airways’ flights to Almaty and discover a city of fountains and lakes. This city will surprise you with its modern character and natural landscapes that are so beautiful that they take your breath away.

Plan Your Almaty Holiday

Travel to Almaty and discover a world that for a long time remained hidden from the European traveller. In the Tengri Umai Gallery you'll find an amazing selection of Soviet and local artists’ work, in the Central State Museum you will learn the history of Kazakhstan, and in the exclusive Arasan Baths you will be able to balance your mind and body through either Turkish, Finnish, or Russian methods.

If you purchase tickets to Almaty during the summer, you can explore the stunning Trans-Ili Alatau on horseback and refresh yourself in Alpine Lakes. If you take advantage of the off-peak season flight deals to Almaty, you can see these same areas under a beautiful blanket of snow and also enjoy winter sports. As this country has not yet been exposed to international tourism, it will be relatively easy to find cheap hotels in Almaty, except in the month of September, which is the busiest month of the year.

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