Lufthansa is to launch flights between Munich
and Baghdad on 30 September 2010.
From that date, the Iraqi
capital will be served four times weekly with a Boeing 737 that is
currently operated on behalf of Lufthansa by the Swiss aviation
Earlier this year, Lufthansa resumed flights to
Iraq after a 20-year interval. Since 25 April, it has been serving
the city of Erbil in Northern Iraq four times a week from
ďAgainst the backdrop of the economic recovery and as
foreign companies establish themselves in the country, there is
growing demand for flights to Iraq. We are therefore delighted to
be able for the first time to offer our customers a non-stop
connection from Munich to the Iraqi capital,Ē said Thomas KlŁhr,
Group Representative and Head of Hub Management Munich.
is the largest city in Iraq, with a population of about nine
million. The country has the worldís third-largest proven oil
reserves. Key growth
areas are the construction sector, the energy and water industries
and the healthcare sector.
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