Arriving in Sydney

Book your flights to Sydney with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a destination where shopping, art, culture and entertainment are fused together in one of the most excitingly modern cities in the world.

Plan Your Sydney Holiday

There are countless reasons to travel to Sydney. With a plethora of internationally recognised art galleries and museums, the city is an art enthusiast’s dream destination. Complete with free outdoor shows, the Sydney Festival is the largest arts gathering in Australia. The summer in Sydney proliferates with music, film, and performance events that cater to all tastes. Travellers searching for relaxation and the great outdoors can enjoy the many beaches, national parks and green spaces that Sydney has to inspire you.

The peak season in Sydney runs from January to April and October to December, when the temperature is a steady 25 to 30 degrees Celsius. The city can get very crowded especially at festival time. Check the festival calendar and book your tickets to Sydney in advance. The best time to find cheap hotels in Sydney is from May to August, when the temperature averages to 10 degrees Celsius. Visit our Deals section to find the best flight deals to Sydney throughout the year.

Flying from Iraq

Book your flights from Iraq to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy the outstanding service that starts from the time you make your reservation and doesn’t end until you reach your destination.

Major Airports in Iraq

Flights depart from Baghdad at Baghdad International Airport (BGW). The airport has 6 passenger terminals and includes a free zone, business park, and cargo and storage facilities in addition to Wi-Fi access.

From Najaf, travellers can take international flights from the Al Najaf International Airport (NJF). The single terminal airport has a VIP lounge and both departure and arrival halls. Opportunities to shop and dine are also available.

Airport Transportation in Iraq

The best available option is to take a taxi to Baghdad Airport. Although there are shuttle services that allow you to ride a bus to the Baghdad Airport, they are usually shared with other passengers and therefore the trip can take much longer. There is also a subway and a train to Baghdad Airport from the City Centre.

From Najaf city centre, you can catch a taxi, a bus or mini-bus to Al Najaf International Airport.

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Interested in Sydney? Consider Lahore

Book your flights to Lahore with Etihad Airways and enjoy the streets teeming with a rich history and inspiring culture of this ancient capital of Pakistan.

Plan Your Lahore Holiday

An ancient city with incredible history, Lahore is a filled with spectacular attractions. The most visited sites are the various Mughal structures dating back hundreds of years. These include the Lahore Fort, Shalimar Gardens, the walled city and the Chauburji Gate. All magnificent examples of this city’s storied past. Lahore is home to numerous festivals throughout the year including the Basant Festival and its cavalcade of flying colours. Held every year in February, the Basant Festival includes an internationally famous kite flying competition and many people travel to Lahore for the event. It is highly recommended that you book your tickets to Lahore as early as possible if coming in February.

The prime time for tourist travel to this city is in the spring from February to April and then again in the autumn from mid September to mid November. Cheap hotels in Lahore can be found between July and the first part of September during the rainy season. Flight deals to Lahore can easily be found in the Deals section of the Etihad website.

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