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 Portugal

Book your flights from Portugal to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy fine dining and entertainment during your flight.

Major Airports in Portugal

In Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal, international flights depart from the Portela Airport (LIS). There are two passenger terminals; Terminal 1 is located in the main building and handles international flights and arrivals, and, to the south, Terminal 2 serves departures for domestic flights only. Parking is available next to Terminal 1 with a shuttle service operating between the two.

Flights from the Algarve region depart from Faro International Airport (FAO). This airport has a single terminal with a wide range of amenities including ATMs, currency exchange booth, and post office. Shops offer leather goods, sunglasses, and locally made handicrafts.

Airport Transportation in Portugal

The Aerobus service offers regular connections between Portela Airport and central points in the city. The bus to Portela Airport from Lisbon city centre takes about 20 minutes. There is no train to Portela Airport.

Getting a taxi to Faro Airport is the best option with the airport located approximately 4 km from Faro City Centre (10 minutes). Taxies in Faro are convenient and affordable, and have some of the lowest fares in the country.

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Interested in Basrah? Consider Dubai

Book your flights to Dubai with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy the exciting local fusion of tourist paradise and commercial hub.

Plan Your Dubai Holiday

The reasons to travel to Dubai are myriad and focus on primarily commerce and relaxation. People come for the desert, the extravagant collection of shopping malls, the souks, the golden beaches, the museums, the contemporary attractions and for Dubai’s reputation as “place to do business” in the Arabian Gulf. In 2010 Dubai was the 7th most visited city in the world.

The climate in Dubai is a subtropical desert with scattered humidity throughout the year. During the off-peak season, especially in July and August, temperatures swell and at times can exceed 45 degrees. Travellers seeking cheap hotels in Dubai should attempt to arrive during the off-peak season, but should be prepared for very warm temperatures. If you wish to experience the full range of diverse activities that are available, we recommend that you book your tickets to Dubai as soon as you can and travel in the peak season. We additionally advise that you consult our Deals section to find the best flight deals to Dubai all year-round.

Arrive in Dubai in just 45 minutes!

While we don’t fly direct to Dubai, getting there is quick and simple with our complimentary coach service from Abu Dhabi available to all Etihad Airways guests. If you are flying Diamond First Class or Pearl Business Class, you can either use our luxury Etihad Express coaches or book a chauffeur to take you to Dubai, absolutely free.

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