Flights to Iraq
Flights to Iraq
The glorious past of Iraq, coupled with imposed mountains and stunning places of interest makes it an enchanting destination to visit. But political turmoil tear it apart.
Iraq, which was once a feast for the sour eyes reached its boiling point a decade ago. The country, which is surrounded by invigorating beauty, including lakes, mountains and archaeological sites transformed from a beautiful nation to a wave of violence. But still, places like Kurdish are insulated, providing safer travel options to travellers. If you are interested in exploring a land that has an enchanting history, a glorious lineage, hospitable people and stunning natural landscapes, then Iraq is certainly the place to be.
The land of Ali-Baba
The stories of Ali Baba, Sinbad and 1001 Arabian Nights are etched to our memories. Iraq is the land that’s an inspiration to these fictional accounts. It is the exotic bazaars of Baghdad that serve as the backdrop of these stories. While Baghdad is considered unsafe for independent travellers, if you do choose to visit it, make sure that you travel to places like Abbasid Palace, known for its architectural wonders and arches and visit Green Zone along with the National Museum of Iraq (founded in 1923). Otherwise, explore places like Iraqi Kurdistan, which safe for tourists and known for its quaint appeal. In fact, it is referred to as ‘the other Iraq’ because of its prosperity. Ethnically diverse, the place features rich castles, archaeological sites, beautiful mountain tops and citadels.
In Iraqi Kurdistan, Erbil is the city that you should visit. Once of the fastest growing cites in this region, the city is also the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. Its colourful bazaars are a treat, while fascinating museums are lively. Check out its rooftop terraces to enjoy a unique view of Kurdistan’s nightlife.
Considering the hostile politico-social conditions in Iraq, travelling here can be dangerous. If you are keen on travelling, then Royal Jordanian Airlines and Iraqi Airways offer flights to Baghdad from Jordon and Amman.
Baghdad International Airport, Basra International Airport, Erbil International Airport, Najaf International Airport, Sulaimaniyah International Airport and Mosul International Airport are the 6 international airports here. Some of the major airlines serving in this region includes Austrian Airlines (to/from Vienna), Emirates (to/from Dubai), Etihad Airways (to/from Abu Dhabi) and Qatar Airways (to/from Doha) among a few others.
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