Iraqi Airways launched flights to Munich on 20 March, with the European hub becoming the carrier’s fourth station in Germany after Berlin Tegel, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt. The carrier will operate a weekly service between Baghdad and Munich on Sundays, although the carrier’s first service on the route was performed on a Wednesday, confirmed by Flightradar24.com. Pictured cutting the ribbon in Munich are Dr. Michael Kerkloh, CEO, Munich Airport (second left) and Abdullah Luaibi, Minister of Transport of Iraq (third left). No other airline currently operates the airport pair.
- Iraqi Airways launched flights to its fourth German destination on 20 March, with the carrier beginning a weekly service to Munich (MUC). The airline initiated a 3,169-kilometre route from Baghdad (BGW) which will operate on Sundays, although the first flight on the route was flown on a Wednesday, confirmed by Flightradar24.com data. The carrier will utilise its fleet of A320s on the airport pair, with no other carrier presently linking Baghdad and Munich. With this launch, Iraqi Airways now operates to four airports in Germany, with it operating six routes to the European country from its home nation. It’s five other routes to Germany, which all operate weekly as well, are: Baghdad – Frankfurt; Erbil – Berlin Tegel; Erbil – Düsseldorf; Erbil – Frankfurt; and Sulaymaniyah – Düsseldorf.