Airline

Etihad to launch route to Iraq

April 19- Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways will launch its direct flight to Iraq from April 26, according to a press release released on Sunday.

Given the fact that there has been a surge in air travel to Iraq largely due to the reconstruction in the country, Etihad plans to make use of that rising demand. Iraq Airways, the national airline of the country, has been slow to expand its services. "We expect to see strong demand on these routes, particularly from government and business travellers as well as people from Iraq visiting family and friends around the world," said James Hogan, the chief executive officer of Etihad Airways.

Etihad has been operating cargo flights to Iraq since 2008 and intends to operate five flights a week to Baghdad. It also plans to launch its route to Erbil, in the northern Kurdish region, twice a week starting on June 1. The carrier will use the single-aisle Airbus A320s on both routes.

More Airline
Etihad Airways to launch A380 flights to Paris
Real Madrid decal painted on Emirates A380
Emirates now flies to Newark via Athens
Latest Travel News
Muslim Ban 3.0: restrictions on cabin lu...
Etihad Airways to launch A380 flights to...
Sharjah Museums Opens Photographic Exhib...
Featured Sights To See
Jembatan Kota Intan (Kota Intan drawbridge)

Jembatan Kota Intan (Kota Intan drawbridge)

Jakarta, Indonesia

The bridge was developed coincide with the development of Batavia by Jan Pieterzoon Coen in 1628. ...

Market Theatre

Market Theatre

Johannesburg, South Africa

The first integrated theatre of the city, it played a crucial role in the efforts against apartheid and is home to an art gallery, three theaters and a very famous restaurant, the second Moyo.   Address: 121 Bree Street Telephone: +27 (0)11 832 1641 Website: http://www.markettheatre.co.za/ Opening hours: Varies, depending on production  ...

Pacific Park

Pacific Park

Los Angeles, United States

It may be small, but this theme park is in a fantastic location on the Santa Monica Pier. Kids can spend the day playing the various arcade games that are available, or riding on a roller coaster or even getting a good view of the LA coastline from the top of the Ferris Wheel.   Address: Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401 Tel: 310.260.8744        ...

Revolutionary Museum

Revolutionary Museum

Hanoi, Vietnam

Popular among war buffs and historians, the revolutionary museum chronicles the rise of the Communist Party and its leader Ho Chi Minh. Although a little neglected, this museum is a treasure trove of old oil paintings, photographs and memorabilia chronicling the life of Ho Chi Minh and the early revolutions. There is an admission fee and visiting hours are between 8am and 11.45am and 2pm to 4.15pm...