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 Yemen

Book your flights from Yemen and enjoy the excellent service that only Etihad Airways can provide. We take pride in ensuring that every passenger has a superb flight experience.

Major Airports in Yemen

There are two major airports in Yemen, one in the capital and the other in Aden. Sana'a International Airport (SAH) is located about 13km from the city centre and has Wi-Fi areas, shops, and small restaurants. Aden International Airport (ADE), also is near the city, is a mere 10km from the downtown area, and although small, is an attractive option if you plan to stay near the coast.

Airport Transportation in Yemen

There are buses to Sana'a International Airport that circulate on a regular basis. If you prefer to reduce your travel time, you can always take a taxi to Sana'a International Airport and secure extra luggage space.

You can’t take a train to Sana'a International Airport, but more options are available for travellers considering the other airport. There is also a bus to Aden International Airport, which is inexpensive and makes frequent trips back and forth creating lots of availability.

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Interested in Basrah? Consider Sana'a

Book your flights to Sana’a and prepare to discover the culture, lifestyle and architecture in one of the world’s oldest and most interesting historical cities.

Plan Your Sana’a Holiday

When you travel to Sana’a you will find countless opportunities and ways to familiarise yourself with the city’s fascinating culture. If you enjoy sitting back and watching the world go by, simply find a street-side coffee shop and observe the local life from up close. For some of the city’s history, go to the important landmark of the Bab al-Yemen. This is the gate of the Old City of Sana’a and will lead you to numerous historic sites, market souqs and quality food establishments.

Whilst the region can be visited at any time of year, in order to get the most out of your trip, the best time to search for tickets to Sana’a is from September-April when the weather is most likely to be dry. If you are looking for cheap hotels in Sana’a you can consider visiting during the off-season, as at this time you’re likely to find the best prices. The deals section of our website is a great place to search for some excellent flight deals to Sana’a.

 

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Etihad Office in Yemen

Sana'a, Yemen
Universal Travel
60 Meters Road
P.O. Box 18226, Sanaa
+967 1 440307 - 14
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