Tag Archives | Najaf Airport

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)

TBI Opens Branch at Baghdad International Airport

The Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI) has announced the opening a new branch at Baghdad International Airport, and confirmed that it will also open a branch at Najaf Airport. Hamdiya al-Jaff, the head of the TBI, said the Baghdad Airport branch will provide the full range of banking facilities, including remittances, opening current accounts, and […]

First Kuwaiti flight to Iraq in 22 Years

Najaf Airport saw the landing of the first Kuwaiti passenger plane in 22 years on Tuesday, according to AKnews The Jazeera Airways Airbus 320 landed at 6pm carrying the ambassadors of the two countries. The low-fare airline is expected to operate two flights per week between the countries. The flight comes after the Iraqi Prime […]