Etihad Airways has suspended all flights to Erbil, Iraq with
immediate effect until further notice.
The decision to suspend the four flights a week passenger service
follows advice regarding the possibility of a deteriorating security situation
in the region as a result of on-going military conflict between Iraqi security
and ISIS forces.
The safety of Etihad Airways’ passengers and staff is of paramount
importance, and the airline will continue to monitor the security situation
closely before recommencing scheduled services to and from Erbil.
- Guests booked to fly to Erbil are advised to
contact the airline’s nearest office, details of which can be found on the
Etihad Airways website at www.etihad.com , or call the Etihad Airways Contact
Centre on: + 971 (0)2 599 0000 (UAE) to discuss options to re-route, re-book or
cancel their travel plans.
- Flights to Basra and Baghdad are currently
operating as normal.
- Etihad Airways apologises for any inconvenience
caused and is doing everything possible to minimise the impact of any