Arriving in Chicago

Book your flights to Chicago with Etihad Airways and lose yourself in the diverse culture of this quintessential American metropolis.

Plan Your Chicago Holiday

Whatever passion drives you and lights the fires of your imagination, Chicago is bound to satisfy. Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the city from Willis Tower, the tallest building in the western hemisphere. If you’re feeling brave, step out onto one of the glass balconies on the 103rd floor, 412 metres above the ground. For the musically inclined, Chicago is known by many as the blues capital of the world, and enthusiasts will delight in the city’s thriving jazz community. Lincoln Park Zoo offers a free look at a number of exotic animals for those travelling with children.

The summer months are the peak tourism season for the city, so when you travel to Chicago it is best to book your flight as early as possible. However, many indoor activities including shopping, music clubs, fine dining and theatre can still be enjoyed in the winter when tickets to Chicago are more affordable and cheap hotels in Chicago are easier to find. Be sure to check the Deals section of our website for fantastic flight deals to Chicago.

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 Chicago? Consider Dammam

Book your flights to Dammam with Etihad Airways and begin a unique Saudi Arabian holiday, among a people who pride themselves on their hospitality and cuisine.

Plan Your Dammam Holiday

Dammam is Saudi Arabia’s major oil city and is the centre of social, economic and cultural activities in the Eastern Province. You can enjoy a stroll at the fabled Dammam Corniche sprawling from Aziziah beach to Tarout island or go to the Half Moon Beach to experience the sun and the sands. Travel to Dammam to have an off-beat Arabian holiday and make picturesque memories at the famous Coral Island. Don’t forget to check out the local souks and shop for ceramics and special Bedouin handicrafts.

The weather is hot throughout the year in Dammam. The desert area can be unpleasant for you to explore during the hotter months however it is easier to find cheap hotels in Dammam at this time. You should book your tickets to Dammam in advance to be sure to secure the best offers. The best time of the year to explore Dammam and the neighbouring attractions is during the winter months. Be sure to check the Deals section on our website to find the best flight deals to Dammam.

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