Flights between Baghdad and the northern city of Mosul have resumed after nine years of disruption, reports AKnews.
An Iraqi Airways flight carried 40 passengers from Mosul to Baghdad and authorities plan to launch flights between the two cities on a regular basis.
The Director of Mosul Airport, Sardar Hasan, said there will be two flights per week between Baghdad and Mosul form now on. The price per passenger will be 85,000 IQD ($70).
Mosul airport was used by the US forces as a military base from 2003, but US forces handed it over to Iraqi civil aviation authorities last year.