Arriving in New York

Book your flights to New York City with Etihad Airways and prepare for a whirlwind tour of art, culture, sights and sounds in the city that is always teeming with energy.

Plan Your New York Holiday

There are many reasons to travel to New York (NYC). Some come to just experience the pulse of this dynamic city. Others come for the cultural magnificence of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum or the Metropolitan Opera. Still others come to experience the wildly diverse realities of the five distinctive boroughs here, each with their own unique identity and different cultural offerings. No matter what brings you to New York, prepare to stay awhile and remember to book your tickets to New York well in advance.

New York has a tourist season that lasts pretty much the year round. You may be able to find a cheap hotel in New York in February and March when the winter weather is in full swing, but even then it is still very busy. If you can afford it, come and experience Times Square during the Holiday Season and stay through until after New Year’s Eve. The best flight deals can always be found in our Deals section.

Flying from Sri Lanka

You can take flights from Sri Lanka to many destinations around the world with Etihad Airways and enjoy the advantages of a high quality flying experience from the time you make your reservation until you arrive at your chosen destination.

Major Airports in Sri Lanka

Reserve your flights from Sri Lanka and fly from Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). The airport is in the city of Hambantota and is 35km from the city of Colombo. Both Terminals 1 and 2 serve international passengers, while the third terminal operates exclusively for domestic services. As the main airport in Sri Lanka, Bandaranaike Airport has excellent road and rail links. Ratmalana International Airport (RML) also offers international flights from Colombo itself.

Airport Transportation in Sri Lanka

Trains to Bandaranaike Airport can be accessed using the Airport Express Rail, which runs directly from the centre of Colombo. You can catch a shuttle bus to Bandaranaike Airport from some hotels so be sure to enquire when you book. The extensive public bus system in Colombo does run to the airports, but you may prefer to hire a taxi to Bandaranaike Airport, which will take only 13 minutes from Colombo city centre via the new, high-speed Katunayake Expressway.

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Interested in New York? Consider Ahmedabad

Book your flights to Ahmedabad with Etihad Airways and get ready to explore one of the most fascinating cities of Gujarat. You’ll encounter temples and mosques, fascinating museums, and even night-time antiques markets.

Plan Your Ahmedabad Holiday

To travel to Ahmedabad is to travel to a present and a past rich with a culture that spans millennia. You can explore its amazing mosques and royal palaces or venture into the bustling markets in search of something exotic to bring home with you. In the NC Mehta Gallery you will find one of the most amazing miniature painting collections in the world, and a sensational array of colours in the collections of carpets and fabrics. The natural side of the city is evident on the shores of Kankaria Lake, where you can explore its beautiful gardens, take a romantic boat ride or visit the zoo.

Etihad Airways offers you great flight deals to Ahmedabad, but the best time to book tickets to Ahmedabad is between October and March when the temperature is more bearable. It will not be too difficult to find cheap hotels in Ahmedabad because this city is only just being discovered by tourists.

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