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UR Airways is an Iraqi airline that was established in 2019. The airline operates services under its own brand as well as for other airlines such as FlyErbil. The airline operates to a range of destinations in the middle east as well as to Europe from Iraq. UR Airways currently operates out of 3 hub airports located across Iraq, which are Baghdad, Erbil and Najaf. The airline operates an all Boeing fleet with the Boeing 737-300 and 737-400 being utilised. Lithuanian air charter provider GetJet also operates aircraft and services on behalf of UR Airways under the airlines IATA and ICAO codes.

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Baggage Allowance

Hand Baggage

It is unknown what the baggage policy of UR Airways is. However, it is expected that you may be permitted to bring 1 item of cabin baggage onboard, such as a handbag, briefcase or small backpack to fit under the seat in front of you.

Checked Baggage

Similarly, it is unclear whether you are entitled to take a piece of checked luggage with you. If you are travelling with FlyErbil, which is operated by UR Airways then please check the FlyErbil page for more details on baggage. Similarly, if your UR Airways flight is operated by GetJet Airlines then please visit their page for more information.

Check-In Information

Online Check-In

UR Airways doesn't currently offer an online check-in facility.

Airport Check-In

As the airline doesn't offer an online check-in facility, all passengers will need to do so at the airport. UR Airways hasn't published its opening and closing times of their check-in facilities, however, we recommend arriving to the airport no later than 90 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Travel Classes

UR Airlines only offers an economy class product onboard their aircraft. They have installed their seats in 3x3 rows and are comfortable leather chairs allowing for great levels of comfort and relaxation.

In-flight Entertainment & Wi-fi

UR Airlines doesn't offer inflight entertainment or Wifi onboard its aircraft. They may provide reading materials including an inflight magazine. However, we recommend that you bring your own entertainment to keep you occupied throughout your flight.

Food & Beverages

It is currently unknown if the airline provides complimentary drinks and snacks. If the airline is operating services on behalf of FlyErbil then a free meal service will be included.

Frequent Flyer Program

The airline doesn't currently offer a frequent flyer program.

Airline Alliance

UR Airlines is not part of an airline alliance. However, the airline has partnerships with FlyErbil as it operates services on behalf of them and has links to GetJet as they also operate some services on behalf of UR Airlines.

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Destinations that UR Airlines flies to

As of February 2022, UR Airlines operates to 18 destinations in 9 countries from Iraq. The airline operates to a mix of European and Middle Eastern destinations. Outside of Iraq turkey is the largest market for the airline with 6 destinations available.

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Hub Airport

UR Airlines currently bases its operations out of 3 airports across Iraq, these include Erbil, Baghdad and Najaf.

Erbil International Airport (ERB)

Erbil International Airport (ERB) is located in Kurdistan, northern Iraq. The airport handles just under 2 million passengers annually with its single runway, which interestingly is the worlds longest. The airport is a hub of operations for national airline Iraqi Airways, Kurdistan airline FlyErbil as well as UR Airlines. The airport also offers services to destinations across Europe and the Middle East with airlines including, Turkish AirlinesSaudiaQatar AirwaysPegasus AirlinesLufthansaFly BaghdadEmiratesEgyptAirflydubai.

Baghdad International Airport (BGW)

Baghdad International Airport (BGW) is the largest international airport in Iraq with a capacity to handle up to 10 million passengers from its 2 runways. The airport is the hub for UR Airlines, Fly Baghdad and Iraqi Airways. The airport is also served by numerous international airlines including Air ArabiaEgyptAirflydubaiIran AirMiddle East AirlinesSyrian AirTurkish Airlines and more. The airport offers a diverse route network with destinations across Europe, the Middle East and Asia all available.

Al Najaf International Airport (NJF)

Al Najaf International Airport (NJF) is an airport located to the south of Iraq in the Najaf Governorate. The airport was opened in 2008 by the at time prime minister Nouri Al-Maliki, operating with a single runway. The airport is a hub for national airline Iraqi Airways as well as UR Airways. Al Najaf is also serviced by Air IndiaJazeera AirwaysQatar AirwaysRoyal JordanianMahan Air and more. Destinations from the airport include Asia, Europe and the wider Middle East.


As of February 2022, UR Airlines operates a fleet of:

The airline previously operated an additional 2 Boeing 737-400 aircraft, however, these have since been returned to their lessors.