Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomes new flights between Abu Dhabi and Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, twice a week. The maiden flight was operated by Iraqi Airlines, using Boeing 737-800 aircraft, and landed at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) at 17:00 on Saturday, July 7, local time.
Iraqi Airlines will start with one flight per week, and then increase its number of flights to two flights a week. As travel demand resumes, flights will operate on Saturday and Tuesday.
Francois Bourienne, Chief Commercial Officer of Abu Dhabi Airport, said: “The opening of a new flight connecting Abu Dhabi and Baghdad will support the Iraqi community in the UAE and provide them with a smoother travel experience. We continue to expand our network at Abu Dhabi International Airport. , To meet the travel needs of all people living in the UAE and international tourists who wish to visit our main destinations.
“Abu Dhabi Airport continues to identify and utilize the areas of demand for passengers and airlines. At Abu Dhabi Airport, we will continue to strive to provide customers with the best travel experience while ensuring their health and well-being, which is our top priority ,” Bourienne added.
Captain Kifah Jabar, Chief Executive Officer of Iraqi Airlines, said: “Iraq Airlines is proud to start operations between Abu Dhabi and Baghdad. We believe that connecting the two capitals will strengthen the relationship between our two countries and provide a larger company. To achieve successful operations in this field.”
The outbound flight will depart from Abu Dhabi International Airport at 18:00 local time on Saturday and Tuesday and land in Baghdad at 19:15 local time. The return flight will depart from Baghdad International Airport at 13:45 LT on Saturday and Tuesday and land at Abu Dhabi International Airport at 17:00 LT.
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