Since February 26, a new line serves Yerevan. This is the airline Erbil-Baghdad-Yerevan (the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan), which is provided by the Iraqi company “Irakian Airlines”. According Roupen Grtzelian the press responsible for the direction of the Armenian Civil Aviation, weekly two-Baghdad-Erbil Yerevan flights will be operated on aircraft CRJ900 and Boeing 737. On the first flight, fifty Iraqi government officials and tourist agencies came to Yerevan. The representative in Armenia of the Iraqi National Company “Irakian Airlines” is the Armenian society “Avia Service”.