Austrian Airlines to fly to Baghdad from 8 June 2011
Austrian Airlines is to reincorporate the Vienna-Baghdad-Vienna route into its scheduled flight programme from 8 June 2011 onwards. The carrier will operate a total of three flights a week to the Iraqi capital. The service will be provided using an aircraft from the Airbus A320 fleet.
Austrian Airlines is returning to the Iraqi capital after 21 years. This will be Austrian’s second destination in Iraq, together with the city of Erbil. Austrian Airlines originally included the Vienna-Baghdad route in its flight schedule in 1982, but was forced to discontinue its service due to the Kuwait crisis in 1990. With the additional connection to Baghdad, Austrian Airlines offers flights to 12 destinations in the Middle East.
Vienna – Baghdad – Vienna schedule for summer 2011 (all times local):
Vienna - Baghdad Flight days Departure Arrival
OS 827 Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 10.00 a.m. 3.00 p.m.
Baghdad – Vienna Flight days Departure Arrival
OS 828 Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 4.00 p.m. 7.30 p.m.
Find further details of the flight availability of Austrian Airlines and the different ways to book flights at the Austrian website by going to www.austrian.com, visiting their nearest travel agency or by calling the Austrian sales office at Baghdad International Airport on 0780 00 444 04.