NEWS Iraqi Airways will launch two services to Manchester in March, to Sulaymaniyah and Erbil – @BTUK

Iraqi Airways will be launching two services to Manchester UK in March.

From the 15th March, the airline will begin flying to Sulaymaniyah and on the 18th March to Erbil. Each route will operate once-weekly from Manchester airports T1.

Outbound service IA265 will depart Sulaymaniyah each Sunday at 1430 and arrive in Manchester at 2000, with return service IA266 leaving Manchester at 2200 and landing in Sulaymaniyah at 0630 the next day.

For the Erbil route, outbound flight IA267 will depart Erbil at 1330 and land in Manchester at 2000, while the return flight IA268 will take-off from Manchester at 2200 and arrive in Erbil at 0630 the next day.
On both routes, there is a one-hour and 45-minute stopover in Vienna when travelling from Iraq to the UK.

In 2010, Iraqi Airways operated its first service between London and Baghdad in 20 years.