Gulf Air to resume flights to Baghdad after 2-weeks' suspension following shooting of FlyDubai

February 5, 2015 11:30 AM

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Bahrain's national airline says it plans to resume flights to Baghdad nearly two weeks after it and other carriers suspended operations after a passenger plane came under fire on landing in the Iraqi capital.

Gulf Air said on Thursday it would resume flights to Baghdad International Airport on Saturday. It says the decision followed "comprehensive safety and security assessments" as well as consultations with airport and security officials in Iraq.

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