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Writer Web Admin Date 12/11/2020
Title TRAVEL UPDATE : March 16 @ 12 noon
Content Contrary to some media reports EIA confirms there are no plans to close the airport at this time.

Following publication of KRG instruction 16 - Passengers intending to travel to Erbil are asked to note :

All passengers arriving to Erbil, of any nationality, who have been in one of the following countries in the last 30 days will be subject to immediate quarantine requirements on arrival.

Belgium; Hungary; Croatia; Cyprus; Germany; France; Greece; Albania, Lithuania, Luxembourg; Malta ,Netherlands (Holland), Czech Republic, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Finland, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Bosnia-Herzegovina, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Norway, Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Austria; Switzerland, Lebanon & Latvia

(Foreign diplomats and official delegations are exempt from the above regulation given that they provide Medical Clearance against the Coronavirus.)


The following airlines are operating as of March 15 - Passengers are advised to check with their airlines prior to travel.

Please note Austrian Airlines have cancelled its scheduled services to Erbil on 17&18th March

Qatar - Doha
Austrian - Vienna - (cancelled 17&18th March )
Egypt Air - Cairo
Sun Express - Dusseldorf
Cham Wings - will operate x2 ferry flights for Syrian nationals only on 19 & 23 March
Fly Dubai - will suspend on 17th last flight today March
Middle East - Lebanese passport holders only -will suspend from today –
Air Arabia - will suspend on 17th, last flight today 16th March.


The following airlines and services are suspended:

Please note there are no domestic arrivals or departures from March 14 on Iraqi Airways & Fly Baghdad
Mahan Air to Tehran is suspended.
Cham Wings - ferry flights only for Syrian nationals on 17 & 23. Pls check with airline
Turkish Airlines, Pegasus, Tailwind have all suspended services to destinations in Turkey until March 28th.
Saudia & Fly Nas -Jeddah & Medina - suspended on-going
Gulf Air - Bahrain - suspended on-going
Azerbijan Airlines - suspended
Royal Jordanian - suspended
Middle East Airlines - Beirut from 17th
Air Arabia - Sharjah from 17th
Fly Dubai - Dubai from 17th
Lufthansa - Frankfurt from 14th

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