Al Naser Wings Airlines

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Al Naser Wings Airlines
أجنحة الناصر
Ajnihat Alnnasir
IATA ICAO Callsign
NG NAD AL-NASER
Founded2005 (2005)
Commenced operations2009 (2009)
Ceased operationsApril 16, 2019 (2019-04-16)
HubsBaghdad International Airport
Focus citiesDamascus International Airport
Fleet size1
Destinations12
HeadquartersBaghdad, Baghdad Governorate, Iraq
Websitealnaserwings.com

Al Naser Wings Airlines(Arabic: أجنحة الناصر‎) formerly known as Al-Naser Airlines, was a small Iraqi airline based in Karrada, Baghdad, Iraq. The airline operated scheduled domestic flights to places in the Middle East, mostly to Damascus, Syria.[1] On February 24th, Al Naser Wings filed for bankruptcy[2], and on 16 April 2019, the airline ceased all flight operations.[3]

History[edit]

An Al-Naser Airlines Boeing 737-300 landing at Dubai International Airport, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Naser Airlines is registered with the Civil Aviation Authority of Iraq to hold an air operator's certificate. It started operating in 2005 for the US military in Iraq and in 2009 entered the civil sector operating its first flight to Kuwait in February 2009.[citation needed] In 2017 Al-Naser Airlines renamed Al Naser Wings Airlines.[citation needed]

Destinations[edit]

Prior to closing, Al-Naser offered flights to the following destinations:

Al Naser Wings Airlines Destinations
Country City Airport Airport Codes Notes Refs
IATA ICAO
 Armenia Yerevan Zvartnots International Airport EVN UDYZ [4]
 Azerbaijan Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport GYD UBBB [4][5][6]
 Bahrain Muharraq Bahrain International Airport BAH OBBI Terminated [4][6]
 Iran Isfahan Isfahan International Airport IFN OIFM [4]
 Iran Mashhad Mashhad International Airport MHD OIMM [4]
 Iran Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport IKA OIIE Terminated [4][6]
 Iraq Baghdad Baghdad International Airport BGW ORBI Hub [4][6]
 Iraq Basra Basra International Airport BSR ORMM [4][6]
 Iraq Erbil Erbil International Airport EBL ORER Terminated [4][6][5]
 Iraq Najaf Al Najaf International Airport NJF ORNI [4][6]
 Jordan Amman Queen Alia International Airport AMM OJAI Terminated [6]
 Lebanon Beirut Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport BEY OLBA Terminated [4][6]
 Syria Damascus Damascus International Airport DAM OSDI [4][6]
 Turkey Istanbul Istanbul Airport IST LTFM [4]

Fleet[edit]

Al Naser Airlines Boeing 737-400 lands at Düsseldorf Airport, Germany.

The Al Naser Wings Airlines fleet consisted of the following aircraft as of August 2017:[7]

Al Naser Wings Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In
Service
Orders Passengers Notes
Boeing 737-400 1 168
Total 1

Previously operated[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Al-Naser Wings Routes". Flightradar24. Flightradar24. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Iraq's Al Naser Wings to file for bankruptcy". ch-aviation. ch-aviation. 26 February 2019. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Iraq's Al Naser Wings ends flight operations". ch-aviation. ch-aviation. 16 April 2019. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Al Naser Destinations". Al Naser. Al Naser Wings Airlines. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  5. ^ a b Jim, Liu (28 June 2018). "Al Naser Wings adds Erbil – Baku from late-June 2018". Routes Online Airline News. RoutesOnline. Routes Online. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Al Naser Wings YI-AQS Flight History". Flightradar24. Flightradar24. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 17.
  8. ^ "Al-Naser Airlines Airbus A340-600". Planespotters.net. Retrieved 12 June 2017.

External links[edit]

Media related to Al-Naser Airlines at Wikimedia Commons