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Gulf Air Returns to Erbil

By John Lee. Bahrain's Gulf Air has resumed services to Erbil International Airport (EIA). At the inaugural event in Erbil International Airport, Capt. Suhail Ismaeel said: “We’re happy to return to Erbil and operate direct flights to and from this Iraqi city ... With three weekly direct flights between Bahrain and Erbil supplemented with great […]

Airlines Continue Using Iraqi and Iranian Airspace

Qatar Airways, Emirates and several other Persian Gulf airlines still fly in Iranian and Iraqi airspace and to cities in both countries since Iran and the United States traded military strikes. “Iranian airspace is important for all carriers in this region,” said Adil al-Ghaith, Emirates’ senior vice president, commercial operations, Persian Gulf, Middle East and […]

Gulf Air to Resume Flights to Erbil

By John Lee. Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced the resumption of its direct services between Bahrain and Erbil in Iraq; further strengthening the airline’s existing Iraqi routes of Baghdad and Najaf. The airline’s services to Erbil will commence on 02 February 2020, and will see Gulf Air’s three […]

Gulf Air Resumes Flights to Najaf

By John Lee. Bahrain’s state-owned carrier, Gulf Air, has resumed flights to Najaf after a gap of more than a year, according to Bloomberg. The carrier plans to operate four weekly flights to the city. A report from AFP that Najaf decided to ban Gulf Air planes from landing, as a sign of “solidarity with […]

Bahrain's Gulf Air to Resume Service to Iraq

By John Lee. Gulf Air plans to restart flights to Iraq and Iran on 20th September after a break of 17 months. The airline, based in Sunni-ruled Bahrain, halted service to the Shiite-led countries at the height of anti-government unrest last year, during which at least 50 people were reported to have been killed. It said […]

Najaf Airport Installs Automatic Booking Machines

The general manager of Najaf International Airport said on Monday that automatic booking machines are being installed at the airport to allow bookings through the internet. Sadiq al-Laban told AKnews, "The automatic booking system is modern and sophisticated. It would facilitate and confirm bookings through the Iraqi Airways website, and through the official website of […]