Emirates restarts Erbil flights
25 / 02 / 2015
Emirates will restart passenger flights to Erbil in Iraq from November 16, with twice a week passenger flights served by an A330-200 aircraft.
The UAE-based global airline said that the frequency will increase to four weekly flights from December 4.
Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Emirates divisional senior vice president commercial operations, centre said: “We have been closely monitoring the situation in Iraq and after a thorough review of all operational factors, we have decided to resume our services, which will help support business and international investment across numerous sectors in Erbil.
"The resumed service will be of particular benefit to passengers connecting to the Gulf Cooperation Council and points to the US and Europe.”
Erbil has been part of Emirates’ route network since 2012. Emirates currently operates services to Baghdad and Basra.