When you fly to Baghdad, not only are you visiting one of the historical epicentres of the Arab world, but you are also visiting a city with an incredibly rich heritage, featuring the Tigris river, once the heart of Arabic culture, and still a vital source of economic growth for Baghdad. With people returning to the river’s shores to reopen businesses, cafés and restaurants, the desire to make the city a safe, beautiful place once more, is stronger than ever.
Baghdad is Emirates' second destination in Iraq after Basra. It completes Emirates' Middle East Network, connecting five million Baghdad residents to the rest of the world in comfort and luxury.
And now you can experience and enjoy Emirates' award-winning inflight entertainment system, ice, with movies, music, games and information at every seat, on every flight to Baghdad. Treat your palate to Emirates' gourmet menu featuring world-renowned chefs, creating local and international cuisine for every flight. Emirates First Class passengers enjoy luxurious sleeper seats, Business Class passengers relax in spacious sleeperettes, and all passengers on flights to Baghdad experience Emirates' award-winning service.
When you arrive at the airport for your flight, you should arrive a little earlier than usual to allow time for any additional security checks that may be required when travelling to Baghdad.