Arriving in Erbil

Book your flights to Erbil with Etihad Airways and find yourself on the way to one of the world’s most ancient cultural and historical cities. Erbil offers an insight into its ancient traditions, while still providing the modern amenities and attractions that present day travellers desire.

Plan Your Erbil Visit

This ancient cultural destination has something to offer everyone, providing tourists with many attractions to entice them to travel to Ebril. History enthusiasts can find their way to the historic and famous Citadel of Erbil. The Kurdish Textile Museum offers beautiful, traditional and locally produced textiles for tourists to purchase. Minaret Park is one of the oldest archaeological and cultural wonders, and provides a marvellous insight into the local culture.

Autumn to spring, which include the mild winter months, are the best time to visit Erbil. You can find cheap hotels in Erbil right next to the Citadel in the off season summer months. If travelling in the peak season, you should aim to book your hotel and your tickets to Erbil in advance. Take advantage of the great flight deals to Erbil that Etihad has to offer, and make plans for an enjoyable and memorable holiday.

Flying from Christchurch

Book your flights from Christchurch to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and redefine your understanding of luxury. Our state-of-the-art spacious cabins, friendly flight crew, and fine dining options will show you what we mean by “The Etihad Experience.”

Major Airports in Christchurch

Christchurch is serviced primarily by Christchurch International Airport (CHC), which opened in 1940 and became New Zealand’s first official international airport ten years later. Christchurch International Airport serves nearly 6 million passengers annually and completed a massive expansion and renovation project in 2013 to accommodate growing visitor traffic.

Airport Transportation in Christchurch

Located just 12km from the city centre, Christchurch International Airport is easily reached via a variety of ground transport methods. Travellers can catch a bus to Christchurch International Airport, as 3 different bus routes connect the airport to the city centre. A taxi to Christchurch International Airport is also available for those willing to spend more for flexibility. We advise travellers to take the shuttle, as this option provides a good balance of cost and convenience, and any of the available travel options take approximately 20 minutes between the city and the airport. There is currently no train to Christchurch International Airport from the city.

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Christchurch to Erbil on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Office in New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand
Walshe Group
Level 6, 52 Swanson Street
+64 9977 2207
Monday??Friday: 09:00-17:00