Arriving in Chicago

Book your flights to Chicago with Etihad Airways and lose yourself in the diverse culture of this quintessential American metropolis.

Plan Your Chicago Holiday

Whatever passion drives you and lights the fires of your imagination, Chicago is bound to satisfy. Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the city from Willis Tower, the tallest building in the western hemisphere. If you’re feeling brave, step out onto one of the glass balconies on the 103rd floor, 412 metres above the ground. For the musically inclined, Chicago is known by many as the blues capital of the world, and enthusiasts will delight in the city’s thriving jazz community. Lincoln Park Zoo offers a free look at a number of exotic animals for those travelling with children.

The summer months are the peak tourism season for the city, so when you travel to Chicago it is best to book your flight as early as possible. However, many indoor activities including shopping, music clubs, fine dining and theatre can still be enjoyed in the winter when tickets to Chicago are more affordable and cheap hotels in Chicago are easier to find. Be sure to check the Deals section of our website for fantastic flight deals to Chicago.

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 Chicago? Consider Surabaya

Book your flights to Surabaya, Indonesia with Etihad Airways and prepare for a getaway at Indonesia's second largest city and centre of cultural growth.

Plan Your Surabaya Holiday

Travel to Surbaya is most pleasant during summers. Although the tropical climate tends to cover Surabaya throughout the year, the city experiences two main seasons. The dry season is from May to October while the wet season is from November to April. Surabaya experiences heavy rains usually in the winter months of December to January. The peak season is from June to August, due to summer holidays and the city remains crowded with travellers and holiday makers. The active volcano at Bromo Mountain is quite popular with travellers.

Experience the rich culture of Surabaya and attend the Surabaya Culture Parade that is held annually. Other annual festivals are the Pegon Wedding Festival and the Traditional Cake Festival. Remember to book your tickets to Surabaya in advance if you desire to visit during peak season. To find cheap hotels in Surabaya, the best months for travel are usually November to April. Make sure to check our Deals section for great flight deals to Surabaya all year round.

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