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 Basrah

Book your flights from Basra with Etihad Airways and enjoy our amazing in-flight service all the way to your final destination. Etihad Airways is a company that already has a decade of experience in the sky and is well known for its attention to detail and for its emphasis on catering to the needs of its passengers to ensure that they have a wonderful experience while on board.

Major Airports in Basra

Basrah International Airport (BSR) is located to the South of the city, at a distance of about 20 km. Built in the 1960s, over the years it has been renovated and expanded to serve the needs of travellers, but it can already boast being the second largest airport in Iraq.

Airport Transportation in Basra

For tourists, the main means of transport in Basra are taxis. You can take a taxi to Basrah International Airport, which is a relatively affordable option. At the moment there is no bus to Basrah International Airport and there is no train to Basrah International Airport, although the Al-Majal train station is very well connected with Baghdad.

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

Etihad Office in China

Chengdu, China
Level 18
The Office Tower Shangri-La Centre
9 Binjiang Road (East), 610021
+86 28 66065172/66065173
ctutkt@etihad.ae
Monday - Friday 09:00-17:30