Kurdistan Airlines

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Kurdistan Airlines
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Founded 2004
Hubs Erbil International Airport
Parent company Commercial Office of Kurdistan Region Iraq (L.L.C)
Headquarters Dubai, UAE
Key people Yahya M. Ali (General Manager)
Website http://www.kurdistanairlines.tripod.com/

Kurdistan Airlines was an Kurdish airline based in the United Arab Emirates.

History[edit]

The first flight of Kurdistan Airlines (Commercial Office of Kurdistan Region Iraq (L.L.C)) landed in Arbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraq on July 21, 2005 at 10:30 am (0630 GMT) carrying 46 Iraqi and Kurdish businessmen from Dubai, UAE.[1]

The establishment of Kurdistan Airlines was announced by a press release on 2 August 2005 by the Commercial Office of Kurdistan Region Iraq in Dubai, UAE.[2]

On 7 August 2005 Dnata Agencies was appointed General Sales Agent (GSA) for Kurdistan Airlines in the Persian Gulf region.[3]

The first Kurdistan Airlines revenue flight, flying from Frankfurt to Erbil arrived at Erbil airport at 6:30 a.m on September 20, 2005 with 40 passengers on board.[4]

On July 14, 2006 it was reported that a Kurdistan Airlines aircraft was stranded in Rafic Hariri International Airport Beirut, Lebanon during the Israeli-Lebanese conflict in August 2006.[5]

As of 2010, the airline had no aircraft and thus is now inactive.

Headquarters[edit]

The company's headquarters were located at Warba Centre in Dubai, UAEDubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Fleet[edit]

As of December 2010, Kurdistan Airlines had formerly owned one Boeing 737-200 aircraft, however it has since been re-registered with Imperial Jet, effectively rendering the airline inactive.

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