Arriving in Muscat

Book your flights to Muscat with Etihad Airways and prepare to see both the ancient and modern come together in this wondrous destination. Muscat offers a wealth of experiences from riding magnificent Arabian horses to enjoying a balmy sunset at Qurum Beach.

Plan Your Muscat Holiday

Travel to Muscat and discover everything you hope for; fine weather, wonderful cuisine, modern facilities, history and culture. The landscape is both mountainous and oceanic, allowing every taste to be catered for. Modern shopping malls co-exist with traditional markets and older regions of Muscat are walled and gated as if time has stood still.

As Muscat has so much to offer, in such a unique geographic area, it continues to be a timeless destination. We advise that you book your tickets to Muscat well in advance if you wish to visit in the popular springtime, when various international events are held in pleasant temperatures. To find cheap hotels in Muscat seek accommodation outside of the Muscat district and consider booking outside of January to later February. Later in the year flight deals to Muscat can also be better as the temperatures increase.

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 Muscat? Consider Medina

Book your flights to Medina with Etihad Airways and prepare to visit a destination which is globally renowned and steeped in historical religious significance. Beautiful mosques and archaeology await.

Plan Your Medina Holiday

There are limitations on who can travel to Medina, given its status as a world pilgrimage site and the highly organised checks which ensure mosques and other sites are properly used and protected. However, the area is steeped in tradition and resonates with meaning, making it a very special place to visit.

Medina has an arid and hot climate with warm, settled winds. Despite the heat, Medina is famed for its plantations of palms and dates and has a thriving success producing these plants. Medina also has a tasty range of eating houses and international cuisine. To find cheap hotels in Medina, ensure you book early and be wary of peak travel times at Ramadan and Hajj. If you would like to experience the delights of Medina during these significant times, reserve your tickets to Medina months in advance. For flight deals to Medina, check our Deals section for excellent value and flexibility.

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