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Middle East Airlines increases its presence in Iraq

Middle East Airlines increases its presence in Iraq

Middle East Airlines starts its fourth route into Iraq with twice-weekly flights to Basra. Competes against Iraqi Airways.

Qatar Airways adds Basra as its fourth destination in Iraq

Qatar Airways adds Basra as its fourth destination in Iraq

Qatar Airways adds four-weekly flights to Basra Airport to its network from Doha Airport.

MEB3 – Qatar and Etihad still envy Emirates’ sheer scale and scope

MEB3 – Qatar and Etihad still envy Emirates’ sheer scale and scope

For Qatar Airways, its operations to North America are only the fifth most important region for the airline, despite the fact it is still starting plenty of new routes, including its Chicago service which launched last month, as well as recently announcing its plans for daily flights to Philadelphia.


Air Arabia launches new route from Sharjah to Pristina; adds third destination in Iraq

Air Arabia launches new route from Sharjah to Pristina; adds third destination in Iraq

Air Arabia starts flying from its Sharjah base to Pristina in Kosovo, and to Basra in Iraq.

Iraq's airports better connected to MEB3 hubs and Turkey

Iraq’s airports better connected to MEB3 hubs and Turkey

Iraq’s airports have attracted over a dozen new services from foreign airlines in the last 12 months. Which airports are now better connected to which major hubs, and which foreign airline now serves all six of Iraq’s commercial airports?

flydubai launches new low-cost route from Dubai to Basra in Iraq

flydubai launches new low-cost route from Dubai to Basra in Iraq

flydubai now flies between its base in Dubai and Basra in Iraq, operating in direct competition with its full-service sister airline Emirates.


Etihad launches new route to Basra in Iraq

Etihad launches new route to Basra in Iraq

Etihad Airways now flies from its Abu Dhabi Airport hub to Basra in southern Iraq, home to the country’s oil and gas industry.

Iraq welcomes the return of Egyptair; Emirates coming to Baghdad in November joining Etihad and Austrian

Iraq welcomes the return of Egyptair; Emirates coming to Baghdad in November joining Etihad and Austrian

How many airports with scheduled services does Iraq currently have? Which major carriers serve them and from where? Which LCCs offer flights to the country and which new services have launched this year? What is the current state of the Iraqi Airways fleet and what routes does it offer from Baghdad and Erbil.

Turkish Airlines now flies to Basra and Naples from Istanbul and Munich from Izmir

Turkish Airlines now flies to Basra and Naples from Istanbul and Munich from Izmir

Turkish Airlines has launched new routes from Istanbul Atatürk to Basra in Iraq, Naples in Italy and from Izmir to Munich.


New airline routes launched (1-7 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (1-7 March 2011)

31 new routes have seen the light of day in the last week, but which two Asian carriers entered a new country market each? Which European charter carrier changed business models and began scheduled operations? And which US state capital got its second route with big jets?

New airline routes launched (1-7 February 2011)

New airline routes launched (1-7 February 2011)

31 new routes launched across the world in the last week. Two different airlines moved some of its services between competing airports, but which ones? Which are the four new African routes launched? And which low-cost carrier just entered a highly competitive route?