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Dnata Strikes Iraqi Airways Deal

Dnata Agencies, the region’s leading travel
management company, has been appointed general sales agent (GSA) for Iraqi
Airways in Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman and Um Al Quwain.Iraqi Airways this week launched thrice-weekly services from Dubai to
Baghdad, resuming operations after a hiatus of 15 years.

Basil Al Douri, Regional Manager, Iraqi Airways said: “On behalf of Iraqi
Airways, I would like to thank the Dubai authorities for their support in
facilitating the return of our airline’s operations to Dubai.” 


He added: “Dnata has a strong track record in this market, and we look
forward to working with them to the success of Iraqi Airways.”



As GSA, Dnata will represent Iraqi Airways in the UAE, providing sales and
marketing support, and manage the airline’s ticket stock.  Customers can
request information or book Iraqi Airways flights via Dnata’s 24 hour
reservations number 04-3166866, or visit the following Dnata outlets:

*  Dnata Travel Centre (Sheikh Zayed Road)

*  Emirates Group Headquarters (Dnata Building in Deira)

*  Dubai Airport Terminal Two

*  Dnata World Travel Sharjah


On the Baghdad-Dubai route, Iraqi Airways will operate a Boeing 737-200
aircraft in two-class configuration, offering a total of 107 seats. Flight
IA124 departs Baghdad on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30hours to
arrive in Dubai at 13:00hours. Return Flight IA123 departs Dubai at
14:00hours to arrive in Baghdad on the same day at 16:30hours.