Suspension of flights to Baghdad until further notice

To comply with the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority ban on operation to and from Baghdad on security grounds, Etihad Airways has suspended all flights to the Iraqi city with immediate effect and until further notice.

The safety of our customers and employees is always our first priority. We will continue to work closely with the authorities and monitor the security situation before recommencing scheduled services to Baghdad.

Etihad Airways is offering the following options for guests who have already purchased tickets for travel to/from Baghdad.

  • Cancellations and refunds are permitted free of charge whether the ticket is wholly or partially utilised. The refund on partially utilised ticket will be calculated based on the pro-rata mileage flown.
  • Any cancellation/refund fees and service fees are waived.
  • Re-routing and endorsements onto other airlines are not permitted
  • Guests booked to fly to Baghdad are advised to contact their travel agent through whom the original ticket was purchased or their nearest Etihad Airways office.

For more information, please visit or call Etihad Airways’ Contact Centre on: +971 (0)2 599 0000 (UAE).

We apologise for this inconvenience. Etihad Airways is doing everything possible to minimise the impact of this disruption.