Emirates is planning to add three new flights from Dubai to Iraqi southern port city Basra from July. The move will increase the current service from four to seven flights a week to serve a growing number of travellers to the city. “The decision to introduce these additional flights to Basra highlights the destination’s importance within our growing global network. Since its launch Basra has seen incredibly strong passenger loads, providing an integral link between south of Iraq and the rest of the world through its convenient connections in Dubai,” said Ahmed Khoory, Emirates’ senior vice-president, Commercial Operations, Gulf, Middle

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