Tag Archives | Najaf Airport

Iraq Airways to start 6 Flights per week from Pakistan

By John Lee. Iraq Airways will reportedly start operating six flights per week from Pakistan. According to Associated Press of Pakistan, there will be four flights from Karachi and two from Islamabad, starting on 29th July, serving Baghdad and Najaf. The company appointed Wardah International Services (Pvt) Limited as its General Sales Agent (GSA) for […]

Iran's Saha Airlines commences Flights to Najaf

By John Lee. The Iranian carrier Saha Airlines has reportedly operated its first flight to Iraq's Najaf International Airport on Friday. Shafaq reports that 70 passengers were flown from Isfahan to Najaf. FlightRadar24 confirms that a Boeing 737-31S belonging to the company landed at Najaf at 01:14, taking off again for Isfahan at 02:25. Wikipedia states […]

IranAir to Fly to Najaf

By John Lee. IranAir will reportedly operate two new daily round-trip flights to Najaf International Airport. According to Iran's Financial Tribune, there will be a morning flight from Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport, and afternoon flights from Mashhad. More here. (Source: Financial Tribune)

Customs Officer Jailed for facilitating Smuggling

By John Lee. Iraq's Federal Court of Cassation has ratified the imprisonment of a former director of the Customs Center at Najaf Airport. According to the Commission on Integrity, the director took money to allow the smuggling of 400 boxes of medicine through the airport. (Source: Commission on Integrity)

PIA commences Flights to Najaf

By John Lee. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has reportedly commenced direct flights between Karachi and Najaf. Flights are scheduled for Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, using a single-class Airbus A320. (Sources: Pakistan Aviation, Dawn)

Wataniya Airways to serve Najaf

By John Lee. Kuwait's Wataniya Airways is to commence return flights to Najaf from 23rd August. According to ArabianBusiness, the route will be served by a newly-delivered Airbus A320. The airline was recently granted a licence to operate at Kuwait International Airport, following a six-year break from business due to financial difficulties. (Source: ArabianBusiness)

Oman Air commences flights to Najaf from November

By John Lee. Oman Air has announce that it will be commencing its four times weekly service from Muscat to Najaf from November. Paul Gregorowitsch, Chief Executive Officer at Oman Air, said: “Following a temporary delay of our service to Najaf as the Operational teams were assessing and scheduling all fleet types for safe deployment […]

Oman Air to fly to Najaf

By John Lee. Oman Air has announced that it will start flights between Muscat and Najaf. The non-stop service will operate four times a week from 15th September. (Source: Times Of Oman)

Najaf Airport buys AS&E X-ray Detection Solutions

American Science and Engineering (AS&E) has announced that it has received an order to supply its Z Portal cargo screening system and Gemini parcel inspection systems to Najaf International Airport. Chuck Dougherty, AS&E's President and CEO, said: "We are proud to have been selected by Najaf Airport, one of Iraq's busiest airports, to provide the […]

Pakistan to Resume Iraqi Flights

By John Lee. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will resume its operations to Iraq from next month to facilitate Shia pilgrims, reports Business Standard. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reportedly directed the PIA to resume services to the country after a break of 30 years. The new flights will serve Najaf airport. (Source: Business Standard)