Najaf city AtlasGlobal 

AtlasGlobal resumes flights to Najaf, Iraq

The last service of the Turkish airline was in December 2015. AtlasGlobal began its flights from Istanbul to Najaf last Tuesday 15, after more than one year of suspended. The service between Istanbul Atatürk International Airport (IST) and Al Najaf International Airport (NJF) will operate two weekly flights (Tuesdays and Thursdays) with Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft. Najaf is a city in central Iraq with a population of 1,389,500, and the flights of AtlasGlobal to this city are attached to the existing to Baghdad, Erbil and Sulaymaniyah.

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Alexander Akopov AtlasGlobal Turkey 

Pilot receives recognition for landing in bad shape

A pilot made a hard landing with the windshield broken because of a strong hail. The last Thursday, a pilot of the Turkish airline AtlasGlobal made a landing in bad conditions when a sudden storm with hail the size of golf balls destroyed the windshield and nose of the aircraft. The Airbus A320 was operating a flight to Erkan, Cyprus when the severe storm struck the aircraft. The Ukrainian Captain Alexander Akopov was able to made a landing literally “blind” at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport, saving the lives of 121 passengers and six crew…

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