Turkish Airlines hopes to increase the number of flights between Turkey and Basra from four to seven per week.
Farouk Qaimagja, of the Turkish Consulate in Basra, told AKnews:
"We are working seriously to reach this number of flights per week. We hope that this will be achieved as soon as possible through the cooperation of Basra airport management and the provision of the necessary requirements ... The Turkish Airlines is also working to reduce the ticket prices to be suitable for all Iraqi citizens."
The company already increased the number of flights between Turkey and Basra at the beginning of this month from two a week to four.