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Wizz Air Announces Expansion to Iraq

Wizz Air, a Hungarian low-cost carrier, has announced its expansion to Iraq with the launch of its first flights to Erbil, in the Kurdistan region of the country. The twice-weekly flights will be served by the airline’s Abu Dhabi unit, bringing the Wizz Air Group’s Middle East destination list to 15 airports in eight countries. […]

Iraqi Airways Welcomes Its First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Yesterday, Iraqi Airways marked the arrival of its inaugural Boeing 787 aircraft at Baghdad International Airport (BGW). The 787-8, bearing the registration YI-ATC, had undertaken a 13-hour delivery flight from Charleston, SC (CHS). Having taken its first test flight just a month ago, this aircraft is set to serve in a two-class configuration, accommodating up […]


Turkish Authorities Close Airspace to Flights from Northern Iraq

In response to an alleged increase in Kurdish militant activity in the region, Turkish authorities have banned all flights to and from Sulaymaniyah International Airport in Kurdish-administered northern Iraq from passing through its airspace. The ban will reportedly be in place until July, with a possibility of an extension. Officials in Turkey have cited concerns […]