Arriving in Astana

Book your flights to Astana with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a blossoming young city rapidly developing into a hub of rich culture moulded by a complex and interesting history.

Plan Your Astana Holiday

There are many to reasons to travel to Astana. As the second biggest city in Kazakhstan, it retains a provincial feel about it, so those who do not like big cities will still enjoy Astana. As a new capital with billions being spent on modernization and expansion, it features an interesting mixture of modern and old Soviet architecture, as well as an emerging vibrant arts and culinary scene.

The peak season in Astana is from June to August when the weather is at its warmest. You are advised to book your tickets to Astana early on if you would like to travel during these months. For those who want to brave the Astanan winter and avoid the summer crowds, there are lots of cheap hotels in Astana during the winter time. To find the best flight deals to Astana regardless of the time of the year, have a look at our Deals section which has some incredible special offers just for you.

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 Astana? Consider Ko Samui

Reserve your flights to Ko Samui with Etihad Airways and get ready to travel to a thriving and colourful island during any time of the year.

Plan Your Ko Samui Holiday

When you travel to Ko Samui, you will always find something beautiful to appreciate or a new activity in the ocean to excite you. It certainly never gets boring in Ko Samui when there is gorgeous weather around you. Despite having a warm climate all year round, Ko Samui still has occasional showers that happen for about three hours before going back to a sunny day. This typically happens during the off-peak season in late July to September.

The peak season is from November to May, due to perfect weather and numerous tourists visit to enjoy the warm weather. However, the perfect tropical weather with calm oceanic breezes takes place during late December to March. If you desire to visit during ideal tropical weather, we suggest reserving your tickets to Ko Samui several months in advance to evade the crowds of tourists. Travel during the off-peak season to find cheap hotels in Ko Samui. Keep in mind to visit the Deals section to find flight deals to Ko Samui throughout the year.

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