Direct flights resume between Iraq and Saudi Arabia following COVID-19 suspension

Iraqi Airways plane. (Photo credit: Airline Cotumer Care website)

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SULAIMANI — Iraq's Ministry of Transport said on Friday (October 22) that after two years the first direct flight between Iraq and Saudi Arabia took place.

It also said that the resumption of flights was due to cooperation between the Supreme Council of Umrah and the Iraqi team to implement all procedures to protect travelers from COVID-19.

(NRT Digital Media)