Arriving in Astana

Book your flights to Astana with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy a blossoming young city rapidly developing into a hub of rich culture moulded by a complex and interesting history.

Plan Your Astana Holiday

There are many to reasons to travel to Astana. As the second biggest city in Kazakhstan, it retains a provincial feel about it, so those who do not like big cities will still enjoy Astana. As a new capital with billions being spent on modernization and expansion, it features an interesting mixture of modern and old Soviet architecture, as well as an emerging vibrant arts and culinary scene.

The peak season in Astana is from June to August when the weather is at its warmest. You are advised to book your tickets to Astana early on if you would like to travel during these months. For those who want to brave the Astanan winter and avoid the summer crowds, there are lots of cheap hotels in Astana during the winter time. To find the best flight deals to Astana regardless of the time of the year, have a look at our Deals section which has some incredible special offers just for you.

Flying from Saudi Arabia

Book your flights from Saudi Arabia to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and travel in multi award-winning luxury on the most advanced aircraft available.

Major Airports in Saudi Arabia

For travel from Riyadh, the major airport is King Khalid International Airport (RUH). This is a huge airport; it serves over 13 million passengers a year and has an attached VIP terminal.

When flying out of Dammam, the closest airport is King Fahd International Airport (DMM). This is the largest airport in terms of area in the world, though it serves a relatively small number of passengers by comparison.

Airport Transportation in Saudi Arabia

Taxis to King Khalid International Airport are available throughout the city. Authorised taxis carry the airport logo and it is compulsory that they have meters. There are no buses to the King Khalid International Airport, but it is possible to get shuttles to and from nearby hotels.

Buses to King Fahd International Airport travel from all nearby cities and the fares are reasonable. Taxis to King Fahd International Airport are also available and take about 60 minutes from the centre of Dammam. At present there is no train service to either of the airports.

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Interested in Astana? Consider Phuket

Reserve flights to Phuket with Etihad airways and get ready to witness the merge of historical richness and contemporary beauty that this treasure trove of surprises has to offer at every turn.

Plan Your Phuket Holiday

Numerous reasons can be listed to travel to Phuket, one of them being the long strolls that you can enjoy along the shores of the various beaches surrounding the Pearl of the South. Phuket is the right spot to visit for those of you craving a relaxing holiday because of the myriad sensations its tropical beauty creates within you. Phuket has many islands like the popular Ka Cape Island that is sure to tickle your sense of adventure.

The peak season in Phuket begins from November and ends in the month of May with the onset of the rainy season. If you wish to travel during the peak season, you need to book your tickets to Phuket a couple of months in advance. You can travel during the months of July and August to find cheap hotels in Phuket and enjoy a less crowded and tranquil tropical vacation. Don’t forget to visit the Etihad Airways Deals section to find great flight deals to Phuket.

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