The Lufthansa Group will continue to suspend flights to Erbil in the Kurdish region of Iraq until further notice, following a reassessment of the security situation in Iraq. Affected by this decision are Austrian Airlines, which offers daily Vienna-Erbil services, and Lufthansa, which operates 2X-weekly Frankfurt-Erbil services. A source from Austrian told ATW the Erbil route has one of the highest yields. In addition, Lufthansa Group airlines transit traffic—especially on flights to ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Lufthansa Group extends Erbil suspension, detours around Iraq airspace" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.