Iraq airline in expansion

Iraqi Airways launched a regular service between Baghdad and the southern city of Basra last week, with flights to London set to follow.

  • E-Mail
By  Richard Agnew Published  June 16, 2005

Iraqi Airways launched a regular service between Baghdad and the southern city of Basra last week, with flights to London set to follow. “An Iraqi Airways Boeing 727 made its first commercial flight between Baghdad and Basra with 26 passengers on board, including transport minister Salam Al Maliki,” said Intissar Mohammed, deputy director, Basra airport. The airline will make four flights a week, with a return ticket costing US$75. Basra’s provincial governor, Mohammed Mossabeh also promised that a London-Basra service would begin in two weeks time.

Add a Comment

Your display name This field is mandatory

Your e-mail address This field is mandatory (Your e-mail address won't be published)

Security code