Arriving in Chengdu

Set amid forests and bodies of water, Chengdu is a miracle of historical preservation mixed with progressive planning. Book your flights to Chengdu with Etihad Airways and get ready to embark on an adventure into Chinese culture and excitement that few other cities in China can match.

Plan Your Chengdu Visit

There are countless reasons to travel to Chengdu. Marvel at the Leshan Giant Buddha, the world’s largest Buddha statue, cut directly into a wall of red rock. Wander through the Huanglong Scenic Area considered by some to be "A Fairyland on Earth.” Get lost in Chengdu history in one of its many ancient towns. Indulge in a Chinese feast provided by one of Chengdu’s renowned restaurants. Be enthralled at a Sichuanese opera performance.

The peak season in Chengdu runs from March through May. We recommend you reserve your tickets to Chengdu several months in advance if you wish to travel during this busy part of the year. To find cheap hotels in Chengdu, consider travelling in the off-season (December through February) when weather conditions are not as sunny but crowds much smaller. Make sure to visit our Deals section to find flight deals to Chengdu throughout the year.

Flying from Malta

Book your flights from Malta to hundreds of locations around the world with Etihad Airways and savour the superior aircraft and exemplary service that you have come to expect from Etihad.

Major Airports in Malta

Malta International Airport (MLA) is the only airport in Malta. It welcomes over 400,000 visitors a year and is located just three miles south east of Valletta. There are several shops located at the airport including a duty free, jewellery, toy and souvenir shops. There is also a multitude of fast food cafes available.

Airport Transportation in Malta

There are several different options if you are looking to take a bus to Malta International Airport. You can take an express bus from Valletta city centre to the airport. All express routes are denoted by the numbers X1 through to X7 and leave every hour. If you are not in a rush you can catch route 117, 118, 135 or 201 depending on where you are on the island. There is also an overnight bus available from certain areas of the island. There is no train to Malta International Airport. If you prefer, you can take a quick ten minute taxi to Malta International Airport.

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Interested in Chengdu? Consider Porto

Book your flights to Porto with Etihad Airways and immerse yourself in the old-world charm of one of Portugal’s oldest cities.

Plan Your Porto Holiday

Anyone interested in beautiful architecture and striking landscapes should make plans to travel to Porto at least once in their lives. The charming Zona Ribeirinha boardwalk will captivate you with its waterfront ambiance and quaint shops and restaurants. Get swept up in the breath-taking majesty of the Serralves Foundation, a priceless heritage estate consisting of a museum, villa, and gardens. Travellers craving activity can catch an exciting football game at the Estádio do Dragão, or tour the shops at Rua Santa Catarina.

Weather in Porto is generally temperate, with gentle, warm summers, and mild winters. While there is no bad time to visit, we recommend you book your tickets to Porto in the summer and experience the variety of unique cultural festivals in May and June. Alternatively, travellers may want to avoid this period in favour of smaller crowds and better prices, as cheap hotels in Porto will be easier to locate in winter months. Whenever you travel, don’t forget to visit the deals section of our website for all the best flight deals to Porto.

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