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Emirates Arrives in Erbil


 

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest-growing airlines, today commenced its new non-stop service between Dubai and Erbil city in Iraq, making it the 11th destination launched by the airline this year.

 

The new route marks Emirates’ newest destination in the Middle East region and its third gateway in Iraq, after Baghdad and Basra.

 

Gary Chapman, President Group Services and dnata, Adel Al Redha, Emirates Executive Vice President, Engineering & Operations, and Dr Abdullah Al Hashimi, Divisional Senior Vice-President Emirates Group Security, were aboard today’s inaugural flight to Erbil.

Upon landing in Erbil International Airport the aircraft received a traditional water cannon salute, followed by a warm welcome at the airport for all passengers on-board the first flight from Dubai.

 

“The launch of Erbil marks Emirates’ 16th destination in the Middle East and we are confident that our passenger operations in Erbil will be as successful as our existing Iraqi gateways. Erbil will provide our passengers with an excellent opportunity to travel seamlessly both in and out of Erbil to our worldwide network of 126 destinations in 74 countries.” Adel Al Redha, said.

 

“Iraq continues to see an upward trend in economic growth and we are firmly committed to helping the country prosper and flourish. We expect this new destination to be extremely popular with the many multinational companies who have a presence in Erbil, in addition to those looking to set up new business ventures.” Al Redha added.

 

To celebrate the first flight into Erbil Emirates last night organised a welcoming Ramadan Iftaar dinner attended by local travel trade and media. The event was hosted by Haitham Al Battawy, Iraq Country Manager.

 

In addition to Erbil Emirates has launched several other new destinations this year including; Dublin, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Dallas Fort Worth, Seattle, Lusaka, Harare, Ho Chi Minh City, Barcelona, and Lisbon. Flights to Washington DC, Adelaide, Lyon, Phuket and Warsaw will also join the Emirates’ network in the few coming months. 

 

The new service between Emirates’ hub in Dubai and Erbil will initially operate four times a week, increasing to a daily service from 1st September 2012.  Emirates will fly its Airbus 340-300 on the route, offering 267 seats in a three-class configuration and more than 13 tonnes of cargo capacity. 

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Emirates Arrives in Erbil
Emirates Arrives in Erbil

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest-growing airlines, today commenced its new non-stop service between Dubai and Erbil city in Iraq, making it the 11th destination launched by the airline this year (12/08/2012)
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The articles which appeared in Islamic Tourism magazine

QATAR AIRWAYS TO EXTEND FOOTPRINT IN IRAQ

  Issue 72

Babylon

  Issue 64

Yousif Naser: Unique Iraqi Art In An Old Town Hall

  Issue 59

The Arab Marshland in Iraq

  Issue 49

Iraq as a tourist destination

  Issue 48

Future tourism plans in Iraq

  Issue 48

The importance of tourism

  Issue 47

The historical and geographical significance of Iraq

  Issue 46

Kurdish Museum

  Issue 45

Celebration of Eid Al-Ghader in Najaf
An annual carnival of joy
  Issue 38

The Mosque and tomb of Imam Abu Hanifa
Islamic monument in the capital of Al-Rashid
  Issue 37

Uruk
The birth place of the alphabet and home to the first tourist
  Issue 36

Tourism in Iraq
A time for optimism
  Issue 36

Nuffar
the city that was created in the sky
  Issue 35

Najaf
A City Blessed By The Tombs Of The Prophets
  Issue 34

The road to Halfiah
A trip to the marshes of Amarah
  Issue 33

Shrine of Prophet Jobe
Do the Iraqis have the patience of Jobe?
  Issue 32

The most famous city of antiquity
A glance at the vestiges of Babylon
  Issue 31

Irbil
Kurdistan's Most Beautiful City
  Issue 30

With Abraham, the father of the prophets
Where holiness meets miracles
  Issue 29

The shrine of Zul Kifl
and the vanishing minaret
  Issue 28

Forty Days (Arba’in) In Kerbala
Six Million People In A Small City!
  Issue 27

Baghdad
The cradle of tourism imagination
  Issue 27

Archaeological Sites In The Desert Of Karbala

  Issue 26

Kurdistan
A neglected tourist treasure
  Issue 25

Al Ukhaider
The amazing palace and fortress
  Issue 25

The mosque of the Grandson of the Prophet in cairo
A visit to the mausoleum of Imam Al Hussein Ibn Ali
  Issue 25

Kufa
The islamic city and school
  Issue 24

Kadhimiya
City Of Domes And Gilded Minarets
  Issue 23

Ashoura in Kerbala
Annual Season Of Sadness
  Issue 22

Advert
Tigris air advert
  Issue 22

Advert
Tigris air
  Issue 21

Iraq's First minister
of tourism talks to Islamic Tourism
  Issue 20

First international
Trade Show in the north of Iraq
  Issue 20

El-Madain
Tourism in the heart of history
  Issue 20

Iraq
Continuing state of war threatens cradle of civilizations
  Issue 19

Iraqi Kurdistan
The newest frontier in cultural tourism
  Issue 19

Al-Moustansiriya
The oldest Arab-Islamic university
  Issue 19

Iraq's Marshlands
Eden Again
  Issue 18

The Qadirya Mausoleum
Shrine of a famous sufi leader
  Issue 17

Al-Moutanabbi Street
A unique cultural phenomenon
  Issue 16

Ain Al-Tamr
Mineral waters, palm groves and holy places in the ...
  Issue 15

Najaf
The city of knowledge and peace for believers
  Issue 14

Ramadan in Baghdad
The harmony of holiness and tradition
  Issue 14

British School
of Archaeology in Iraq
  Issue 13

Baratha
from monastery to mosque
  Issue 13

The Iraqi Museum
Preserving mankind's ancient heritage
  Issue 12

Outreach 2004 -
promoting Iraq's reconstruction
  Issue 10

Kerbala:
The land of Hussein the Revolutionary Martyr
  Issue 10

Iraq
First post war tour of Iraq
  Issue 9

Tourism in Iraq
Will rise like a Phoenix from the ashes of wars
  Issue 8

Iraq
The Cradle of Civilization and Land of Prophethood
  Issue 7




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