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 Sri Lanka

You can take flights from Sri Lanka to many destinations around the world with Etihad Airways and enjoy the advantages of a high quality flying experience from the time you make your reservation until you arrive at your chosen destination.

Major Airports in Sri Lanka

Reserve your flights from Sri Lanka and fly from Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). The airport is in the city of Hambantota and is 35km from the city of Colombo. Both Terminals 1 and 2 serve international passengers, while the third terminal operates exclusively for domestic services. As the main airport in Sri Lanka, Bandaranaike Airport has excellent road and rail links. Ratmalana International Airport (RML) also offers international flights from Colombo itself.

Airport Transportation in Sri Lanka

Trains to Bandaranaike Airport can be accessed using the Airport Express Rail, which runs directly from the centre of Colombo. You can catch a shuttle bus to Bandaranaike Airport from some hotels so be sure to enquire when you book. The extensive public bus system in Colombo does run to the airports, but you may prefer to hire a taxi to Bandaranaike Airport, which will take only 13 minutes from Colombo city centre via the new, high-speed Katunayake Expressway.

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Interested in Astana? Consider Vientiane

Book your flights to Vientiane with Etihad Airways and get ready to enjoy the simplicity and beauty of this amazing city.

Plan Your Vientiane Holiday

Whether you travel to Vientiane for business or for leisure, the city is a gorgeous destination that will leave you awe-inspired. Vientiane radiates the natural beauty, calmness and uniqueness of the Laotian countryside. From touring the shining golden Pha That Luang to experiencing the calm lifestyle of the locals by visiting the Wa Si Saket temple and taking amazing pictures at the Vientiane City Pillar Shrine, Vientiane has so much to offer the holiday traveller.

The weather in Vientiane primarily consists of three seasons: the wet season from May to October, the dry season from November to March and the hot season from March to May. The weather is cooler between November and February. We advise travellers wait until the hot and rainy seasons end if searching for flight deals to Vientiane and cheap hotels in Vientiane. Booking your tickets to Vientiane is very easy and straightforward with Etihad Airways – a simple visit to the Deals section of our website is all you need to guarantee you get the best price.

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