Aviation News

April 22, 2011

Austrian Airlines to Launch Baghdad Flights in June

Following a 21-year hiatus, Austrian Airlines will restart service between Vienna and Baghdad on June 8th, the carrier announced this week.

Austrian Airlines Airbus A321 OE-LBB

Austrian Airlines Airbus A321 (OE-LBB)

Flights to the Iraqi capitol will be operated three times weekly by Airbus A320-family aircraft.

Austrian has been operating flights from Vienna to the Kurdish-controlled city of Erbil since 2004, and this summer plans to increase the number flights to the northern Iraqi city to six weekly.

Vienna – Baghdad – Vienna schedule for summer 2011 (all times local):

Vienna – Baghdad
OS 827
Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
Departs 10.00 am – Arrives 3.00 pm

Baghdad – Vienna
OS 828
Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
Departs 4.00 pm – Arrives 7.30 pm



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