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 Bangladesh

Flights from Bangladesh to your chosen destination will include new levels of luxury when you fly with Etihad Airways. Travel in comfort and enjoy the excellent standard of service you know you can expect from Etihad.

Major Airports in Bangladesh

Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) serves the city of Dhaka with international flights to worldwide destinations. The airport is located about 20 km from the city and is convenient for both tourists and business travellers.

In the south-eastern region of Bangladesh, the Shah Amanat International Airport (CGP) serves the port city of Chittagong. The airport accommodates a larger number of international passengers than domestic ones and has more dedicated space for handling the large number of passengers.

Airport Transportation in Bangladesh

Some travellers take a taxi to Shah Amanat International Airport through the Agrabad area. Although transportation throughout Bangladesh is commonly by rickshaws, you can also get a micro-bus to Shah Amanat International Airport at bus stops throughout the city.

For journeys to and from Hazrat Shahjalal Airport, travelling by taxi is a more convenient option than the traditional rickshaw. There are not many feasible alternatives, as there is no train to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

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Interested in Basrah? Consider Doha

Book your flights to Doha with Etihad Airways and experience the Arabian desert in a novel and unique way, exploring a city which is every bit cosmopolitan and yet still remains close to its roots.

Plan Your Doha Holiday

Doha is a traveller’s paradise. You can travel to Doha and take a desert safari and cruise along its glorious sand dunes. If you enjoy exploring the seas then board a traditional dhow boat or hire a yacht and have a view of the Corniche riding the waves. You can also spend some time at the Barzan Olympic Park to have an unusual recreation and relaxation experience.

Doha is located in the middle of the Arabian Peninsula desert and has long scorching summers. Cheap hotels in Doha are readily available during the peak summer months. The best time for you to visit the city is between October and May. The winter months are more comfortable and activities are more readily available. If you are contemplating a visit during the holy month of Ramadan to experience the festivities, you must book your tickets to Doha early. Finding the best flight deals to Doha is easy on the Deals section of our website.

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