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 Pakistan

Booking your flights from Pakistan is a simple process with Etihad Airways. Travel to a variety of locations around the world in comfort and style, guaranteeing the right atmosphere to begin your journey.

Major Airports in Pakistan

Most international flights from Pakistan are available from Benazir Bhutto Islamabad International Airport (ISB). This airport features 11 bays, which helps to ensure a minimal delay for passengers. Complimentary trolleys are available for all departing passengers to transport you from the drop lane to check in, baggage claim or the pick-up lane as necessary.

From Karachi, passengers will fly from Jinnah International Airport (KHI), the largest airport in Pakistan. This state of the art facility can manage up to 42 aircraft simultaneously. International flights are handled from a satellite building that includes premiere shopping facilities and lounges for passengers.

Airport Transportation in Pakistan

From the town centre, four companies provide a bus to Benazir Bhutto Islamabad International Airport. Taking a taxi to Islamabad International Airport can take a matter of minutes, as the airport is a mere 8km from the city centre. Though you cannot get a direct train to Islamabad International Airport, the nearby train station provides buses to convey passengers to their terminal.

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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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