Turkish Airlines cancels flights to Erbil, Suleymaniyah as KRG closes airspace

Turkish Airlines (THY) cancelled 12 flights to Iraqi Kurdish region as the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) closed its airspace in northern Iraq on Monday.

The closure which came after Russia’s air campaign in Syria will be effective for two days. As part of the regulation, THY released a statement saying they had to cancel 12 flights to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah on December 7 and 8.