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Air Arabia Touches Down in Baghdad

Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, today launched non-stop service to the Iraqi Capital, Baghdad, from the carrier's main hub in Sharjah, UAE. The inaugural flight and delegation was marked by the attendance of Air Arabia Chairman, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohamed Al Thani, and Air […]

Air Arabia Launches Sharjah-Baghdad Service

By John Lee. Air Arabia has announced the launch of non-stop services to Baghdad, its fourth destination in Iraq, and 83rd worldwide. The inaugural flight G90361 will take off to the capital city on March 10, 2013. The low-cost pioneer will start three weekly services between Sharjah and Baghdad, which will be increased to five […]

Air Arabia takes off 
for Basra

By John Lee. Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, today announced the start of services to Basra, its third destination in Iraq. Inaugural flight G90377 landed in Basra international airport today at 09:15 commencing the start of service to the Iraqi City. The carrier offers […]

Crescent Petroleum Gears Up for Expansion in Iraq

By John Lee. Majid Jafar (pictured), the chief executive of UAE-based Crescent Petroleum, has said the company is gearing up for expansion in the Iraqi oil and gas sector. Speaking to Reuters on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Dubai, he said: "We are looking at entering Libya with the right opportunity. […]

New Air Arabia Route to Erbil

Low-cost airline Air Arabia has announced the launch of services to Erbil, its second destination in Iraq. Flights to the Iraqi city will commence on October 14th, marking Air Arabia’s 76th destination worldwide. The carrier will offer four weekly services between Sharjah and Erbil. On Mondays, Fridays and Sundays, flights depart from Sharjah International Airport […]

Starlight and Emirates in Erbil Cargo Venture

UAE-based Starlight Airlines, the largest cargo operator to and out of Iraq, has entered into an agreement with Emirates SkyCargo to launch cargo operations between its Sharjah hub and Erbil in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Khaleej Times reports that under the agreement, the service commenced last week with a Boeing 777 freighter flight to […]