Message to passangers
Eurowings suspends Erbil flights
ERBIL, January 26 – German low-cost airline Eurowings told its passengers planning to fly to Erbil International Airport that it has suspended all its flights to and from Erbil until further notice as a precautionary security measure.
The following message was sent to one of it passengers:
We are sorry that we had to cancel your flight .
Due to the current situation in Iraq, Eurowings has decided to suspend all its flights to and from Erbil until further notice as a precautionary security measure.
What will happen in the meantime? Eurowings security experts, together with Lufthansa Group Security, are in close dialogue with the national and international authorities to assess the situation on the ground. Based on this, a decision will be made on how to proceed and whether to resume operations. The precondition is that safe and stable flight operations to Erbil are possible. The safety of its passengers and employees is always a top priority for Eurowings.
Eurowings, a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group and operating on behalf of Germanwings, has bases at Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN), Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), Hamburg Airport (HAM), and Vienna International Airport (VIE).
The airline serves destinations across Europe, including Austria, France, Italy, Poland, the United Kingdom, North America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and Asia, with a fleet comprising Bombardier CRJ900 and Airbus A320-200 aircraft.