Passenger flights between Kurdistan and Syria to resume on Wednesday


ERBIL, Kurdistan Area — The primary passenger flight between the Kurdistan Area and Syria is because of take off on Wednesday after air journey between the 2 was dropped at a halt for 2 years due to the struggle with ISIS.


“We’ve got the intention to reopen the road between Erbil and Damascus. However this time will likely be totally different than earlier than the place the journey was with a unique airliner. They intend to have two flights weekly between Damascus and Erbil — on Monday and Thursday evenings — and the journey is for regular passengers, not cargo,” Talar Fayeq, director of Erbil worldwide airport informed Rudaw.


There will likely be flights to the Syrian capital of Damsacus from Erbil and Sulaimani worldwide airports, with two flights from Erbil and one from Sulaimani each week.


The primary flight is anticipated to land in Sulaimani on Wednesday.


Beforehand, a return ticket to Damascus was $400. It has now dropped to $265.


Resumption of flights between the 2 is anticipated to extend the variety of vacationers visiting the Kurdistan Area.


There are practically 23 airliners within the Kurdistan Area, of which eight are owned by Arab corporations. Different airliners are from neighboring nations, European and different western nations.