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Emirates First Flight to Basra

Emirates has marked its 110th international destination today with its inaugural flight to Basra, the airline's first service into Iraq. Emirates is the largest international carrier to operate services into Iraq, helping link the country to the rest of the world through its convenient connections in Dubai. “Iraq is experiencing a surge in growth and […]

Emirates to Launch Basra Route

Basra will be Emirates' first Iraqi destination since the airline postponed the launch of flights to Baghdad earlier this year citing "operational reasons", according to Reuters. "The city's recent growth has paved the way for numerous multinational companies and industries to invest in infrastructure and we have seen strong potential from a number of our […]

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Flydubai Names Erbil As Newest Destination

Flydubai, Dubai's first low cost airline, has announced flights to destination number 22, Erbil in Iraq. Flights to Iraq's third largest city and capital of the Kurdish region of Northern Iraq, will start on Friday, July 16. Flydubai's CEO, Ghaith Al Ghaith, said, "Erbil is reinventing itself and undergoing an economic boom with new hotels, […]