Arriving in Basrah

Book your flights to Basra with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover a mythical land where legend and fantasy go hand in hand. Located in the Arabian Gulf, the life of its inhabitants has always been linked to the sea, so it’s not strange that Sinbad legends are still alive in the areas surrounding its port.

Plan Your Basra Holiday

Travel to Basra and open the door to its past. Old Town is still impressive with its amber-brick buildings, openwork tracery windows, and its ancient mosques that remain as a sign of ancient splendour. Use the Shatt al-Arab River as your guide and you’ll see its most urban side at the Corniche al-Basora pier and its more traditional side in the neighbourhoods along the riverbanks.

If you decide to book tickets to Basra using Etihad’s Deals section, don't forget to go to Sinbad Island and explore its beautiful gardens in the middle of the river. With Etihad Airways you can find good flight deals to Basra, but remember that the best season to travel is during the fall and winter. Regarding accommodation, it won't be too difficult to find cheap hotels in Basra as tourism is still growing.

Flying from Istanbul

Book your flights from Istanbul with Etihad Airways to hundreds of locations worldwide and experience their luxurious aircraft and exemplary service.

Major Airports in Istanbul

Ataturk International Airport (IST) is the largest airport in Istanbul and is located 15 miles west of the city centre. It welcomed 45 million passengers in 2012. The majority of International flights leave from Terminal 2. The airport has an onsite hotel and offers several passenger services such as conference halls, tourist information, first aid and pharmacy services, banks and currency exchanges and free Wi-Fi. The Terminal offers several shopping opportunities including some duty free options. The international terminal also has a mini food court on its arrivals level that offers coffee and Turkish pastries and sandwiches. The departures level offers several restaurants and cafes pre and post security.

Airport Transportation in Istanbul

You can take a subway train to Ataturk International Airport from just about anywhere in greater Istanbul. There is also a regularly scheduled bus to Ataturk International Airport from the city centre. You can take a taxi to Ataturk International Airport if you require the extra baggage room and don’t mind paying a little extra. They are readily available throughout Istanbul.

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

Etihad Offices in Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey
Süleyman Seba Caddesi, No. 21
Akaretler ?? 34437 Be?ikta?
+90 212 326 8600
isttkt@etihad.ae
09:00-12:30 / 13:00-18:00 (Mon-Fri)
Airport Ticketing office, Istanbul, Turkey
Ataturk Havalimani
Dis Hatlar Terminali
Gidis Kati, Yesilkoy
+90 (212) 465 30 00
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun 11.00 - 16.00