New destinations at Munich Airport: Starting immediately, Iraqi Airways will be operating a weekly flight from the Bavarian capital to the Iraqi cities of Erbil and Baghdad. Every Sunday at 4 pm, an Airbus A320 will depart from Munich to the Near East.
With the service to Erbil, the airline is flying to a destination previously served by the German carrier Germania. After stopping there, the aircraft will continue to Baghdad, the megacity on the Tigris. The trip will take around five hours.
“At Iraqi Airways, we intend to launch more destinations to our new international network in 2019 to provide new competitive options for our passengers, as well as contributing to the lifting of the embargo,” said Abdullah Laibi, The Minister of Transport.
Iraqi Airways is currently operating a fleet of 30 aircraft, from CRJ900 up to the Boeing 747-400, with an average age of only eight years. Founded in 1945, it is the second oldest airline in the Middle East.