Kurdistan Region Govt holds talks with British Airways on establishing direct UK connectivity

    Kurdistan Regional Government‘s high representative to the UK Karwan Jamal Tahir, via his official Twitter and Facebook accounts, stated (20-Jan-2019) he held meetings with British Airways in London on the establishment of direct services connecting the UK and the Kurdistan Region. Mr Tahir said British Airways will evaluate the proposal and is expected to launch services in mid 2020 if it decides to enter the Kurdish market. The autonomous region of Iraq is currently served by two international airports, Erbil International Airport and Sulaymaniyah International Airport.