Qatar Airways has
resumed service to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah in Iraq.
The airline previously suspended service to both
routes in November 2017 as per the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority’s
directive to all international carriers at the time.
airline now operates seven weekly flights to each
destination. From 1 May, the airline will further boost its
service to Erbil with double daily flights.
Qatar Airways operates an Airbus A320 aircraft to both
Erbil and Sulaymaniyah. The aircraft features 12 seats in Business Class
and 132 seats in Economy Class.
Qatar Airways Group
Chief Executive, Mr.
Akbar Al Baker, said, “Erbil
and Sulaymaniyah have always been two important destinations in
the Republic of Iraq, in addition to Baghdad, the capital city, as
well as Najaf and Basra. With an abundance of history to unearth
at each location, we are pleased to be relaunching our
award-winning service to both of these destinations, offering our
passengers yet again a multitude of choice within the Republic of
Qatar Airways now serves five
destinations in the Republic of Iraq. The airline first began
flights to Erbil in 2012, followed by the capital Baghdad, Najaf,
Basra and Sulaymaniyah.