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| 30 October, 2017

Fly Baghdad launches first international flight

Fly Baghdad officially entered the regional air travel market as a scheduled airline operating the low-cost model.

Fly Baghdad launches first international flight

BAGHDAD - Fly Baghdad, has launched their first international flight yesterday 28/10/2017 , to officially enter the regional air travel market as a scheduled airline operating the low-cost model.

The Boeing 737 - 700 took off yesterday from Baghdad International Airport, heading to Sabiha Gokcen International Airport in Istanbul – Turkey. The flight was welcomed by the traditional water canon salute then by well-organized reception inside the airport which was attendant by the CEO of the airport, CEO of the ground handling company, the CEO and staff of the Turkish GSA, Merkur, and representative of the travel and tourism companies in Turkey. Fly Baghdad delegation included the CEO, Sales manager, and Flight and cabin crew. And the flight was fully sold from both ways.

Fly Baghdad started their Istanbul route by three flights a week to become daily flight within two months from the start of operation. And passengers can book their tickets by visiting the airlines website www.flybaghdad.net  in addition to booking through the call centre and travel agents in Iraq and the destination countries.

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Fly Baghdad network is expected to grow in the next three months to include destinations like Amman, Beirut, Dubai, Cairo, in addition to airports in Europe and the Indian subcontinent. 

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About Fly Baghdad Company 
Is privately owned airline, which was launched in 2015. Then was bought by Iraqi businessmen, and was restructured by the new management, which announced their new strategy in September 2016 as a scheduled Low-cost airline. In 14th of February 2017 was re-launched as the first low-cost airline in Iraq with the slogan "Low Price ... More Flights". The aim of Fly Baghdad is to create successful airline that complies with the international aviation standards, and to meet the needs of passengers flying into and from Iraq, and contribute to the strength of the Iraqi economy, as well as enhance the level of air transportation in Iraq and the region based on the experience of their new management

© Press Release 2017