Iraqi Airways’ Baghdad, Erbil and Najaf to Vienna
After a break of 24 years, Iraqi Airways has returned to Vienna, offering thrice-weekly services to Baghdad, twice-weekly to Erbil and weekly to Najaf.
- Iraqi Airways has inaugurated services to Vienna (VIE) on 25 April, launching services from Baghdad (BGW) and Erbil (EBL), as well as a new route to Najaf (NJF) on 27 April, following a 24-year cessation in operations to the Austrian capital. Twice-weekly (Mondays and Fridays) the airline will fly Baghdad-Erbil-Vienna-Erbil-Baghdad, and it will also operate a Najaf-Baghdad-Vienna-Baghdad-Najaf on a weekly basis (Sundays). Services will be flown by either 737-800s or A320s, depending on operational requirements. Austrian Airlines is the only incumbent airline, providing daily services to Erbil and thrice-weekly flights to Baghdad.