Marking Basra, Iraq as carrier’s 110th international destination and the sixth launch in the 2010-2011 financial year, Emirates
will be introducing new service destination commencing from 2nd February, 2011.
The service will operate four times a week on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. The flight will be operated by an Airbus A330, in a three class configuration, First Class, Business Class and Economy Class on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday and in a two class configuration, Business Class and Economy Class, on Mondays.
EK 945 will depart Dubai at 1:45 p.m. and will land at Basra International Airport at 2:45 p.m. the same day. At 4:15 p.m., return flight EK 946 will depart Basra and arrive in Dubai at 7:10 p.m.
Emirates’ convenient flight times and good connections make the airline an excellent choice for US corporate business travelers to Basra from any of the airline’s four US gateways in New York (JFK), Houston (IAH), Los Angeles (LAX) and San Francisco (SFO).