Iraqi Airways Resumes Flights to Mumbai

Mumbai, Mar 16 (IANS): After a gap of over two decades, Iraqi Airways Friday announced resumption of its services connecting Mumbai with Baghdad and Najaf in Iraq, an official said.

The inaugural flight from Baghdad/Najaf to Mumbai will arrive here Sunday (March 18) at 1.30 a.m. (local time).

The Baghdad/Najaf-Mumbai flight will be twice a week -- on Wednesdays and Sundays. The service will arrive here at 1.30 a.m. and depart at 2.30 a.m.

The service shall be operated by a Boeing 737-400 with economy and business class configurations.

The official pointed out that resumption of services between India and Iraq would give a fillip to trade, business and pilgrimage in the two countries.


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  • ishaq ali, udaipur (RAJ) India

    Tue, Feb 19 2013

    it is very good news for we people.

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  • a n bawa, mumbai india

    Tue, Oct 30 2012

    flight details, airlines, & timings,departure & arrival at mumbai airport, any intransit halt, total flight time & rates?

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  • farhat sayed, mumbai

    Sat, Apr 21 2012

    Unfortunately i have checked it on all travel portals but coul'nt find any direct flight to Iraq from India. Can anybody give me flight details if it is really operating irectly between India and Iraq

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  • saifuddin tyebkhan, pune / india

    Wed, Mar 21 2012

    Dear Sir,
    Alhamdolillah...Such immensely joyous news. Thanking the Hon. Ministers and officials involved in making this route happen.Zayereen will be overjoyed..Peace loving people dont want anything but a chance to perform ziyarat of Imam Ali,Aqa Husain. God Bless You.

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  • mustafa abbas, india

    Sat, Mar 17 2012

    sir we are vety happy to know that the direct flight service between india and iraq finally going to be resume and we thank the transport minister of iraq his excellency mr hadi alamiri for making the herculean task effort for this event to take place and we hope and pray allah that this twice a week service converts into daily services.between india and iraq.we also request his ellency mr hadi alamiri to make serious effort to resume the same service from different cities in india to there are lot of people want to come to iraq for ziyarat and other buisness relate matters,we also thank our indian counterpart for the effort taken to resume this invaluable service and finally thank you all.

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