Iraqi airways says to resume first flights to Syria since 2011

Iraqi Airways will from Saturday operate a weekly service from Baghdad to Damascus. (File photo: AP)

Iraqi Airways is to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011, a spokesman for the national carrier said on Thursday.

Iraqi Airways will from Saturday operate a weekly service from Baghdad to Damascus, which has been largely spared from the country’s devastating conflict, Layth al-Rubaie told AFP.

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