Najaf’s Popularity Surges, New Flights from Iran

A number of new flights from Iran to Iraq have been added throughout the week.


New flights from Khorramabad to Najaf

According to Khorramabad’s Airport Director, the very first flight from Khorramabad to Najaf was performed on Tuesday (3rd of May 2016) with 124 passengers. The route is planned to be operated once per month by Taban Air. Operating aircraft will be either MD88 or A310.

Najaf is a popular destination for believing Iranians as the city is the center of pilgrimage for the Shias.

Increased flights from Tabriz to Najaf

Tabriz has seen increased flights from Tabriz to Najaf by cause of a request from the airport and the general public with in the regard to piligrimage trips. As a result, Zagros Airlines added an additional flight on Fridays operated by A320 .

Today, Tabriz Airport handles over 290 weekly flights to the domestic destinations Tehran, Mashhad, Isfahan, Shiraz, Ahvaz, Asalouyeh, Kish Island, Qeshm Island, Kerman, Bandar Abbas and international destinations Istanbul, Baku, Yerevan and Najaf.

Photo: Anna Zvereva