Arriving in Shanghai

Book your flights to Shanghai with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover a bustling modern city of contrast, culture and commerce.

Plan Your Shanghai Holiday

There are numerous reasons to travel to Shanghai. The diversity of choice covers theatre, shopping, sightseeing and cultural pursuits; Shanghai wants you to discover what it has to show. A heady mix of towering skyscrapers, an iconic harbour, and an energetic fusion of east and west, longstanding, and contemporary with a dash of modernity, is Shanghai.

The peak seasons in Shanghai cover April to May and September to October. The city can get very crowded, especially for the main attractions. We advise that you reserve your tickets to Shanghai several months in advance for either of these two periods. During the off-peak season temperatures can reach 35 degrees Celsius and the humidity can sometimes become a little over-powering. In the winter temperatures rarely exceed 10 degrees. Not surprisingly, these are the best times to find cheap hotels in Shanghai. The city is also significantly less crowded with no loss of spark or allure. Visit our Deals section to find the best flight deals to Shanghai for whenever you choose to travel.

Flying from Italy

Book your flights from Italy to hundreds of destinations around the globe with Etihad Airways. Enjoy the world class aircraft and superior service that you would expect from a premium airline.

Major Airports in Italy

Named after Leonardo da Vinci, who first drew prototypes of winged flying machines as far back as 1488, the largest airport in Italy is Leonardo da Vinci – Fiumicino Airport (FCO). It is situated just 21 miles from the centre of Rome and welcomes over 37 million guests annually. Its four terminals are dotted with a wide array of shops and restaurants sure to please the most discerning traveller. The second largest airport is Milano Malpensa Airport (MXP), which is located 25 miles from the heart of fashion in Milan.

Airport Transportation in Italy

You can take the Leonardo Express train to Leonardo da Vinci – Fiumicino International Airport from Rome’s city centre in just 30 minutes. Or if you are travelling from Milan, you can take the Malpensa Express bus to Milano Malpensa Airport from downtown Milan in just 29 minutes. If you prefer, it is possible to take a taxi to Leonardo da Vinci Airport and travel on your own timetable.

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Interested in Shanghai? Consider 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.

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