Iraqi Airways to expand service in Pakistan

KARACHI: Wardah International Service, the GSA of Iraqi Airways in Pakistan, has announced the resumption of Iraqi Airway’s scheduled services to Pakistan.

According to a statement, Mr Basil Affendi, Chief Executive Wardah International Service in Karachi said, “We shall start our operations from Baghdad and Najaf to Karachi and Islamabad from the beginning of the next Islamic year i.e. 1st of Moharram.

We will cater to the needs and wants of religious traffic and also promote tourism between Iraq and Pakistan, he added. Iraqi Airways appointed Wardah International Services (Pvt.) Ltd as its GSA for Pakistan in July 2017. On January 28th, 2018 its’ first inaugural flight landed at Karachi airport.

Under the supervision and guidance of Mr. Basil Ahmed, Effendi Chief Executive, Iraqi Airways, has successfully operated its scheduled flights from Pakistan. The airline is to operate four weekly flights from Baghdad and Najaf to Karachi and two weekly flights from Baghdad and Najaf to Islamabad.

The airlines plan to use Boeing 737-800 aircraft in low seasons and in high seasons to operate B-747 and B 777 aircraft to facilitate groups by uplifting maximum passengers with the seat configuration of Economy plus Business class, on this route.