IATA Code: | ICAO code: | Callsign: ISHTAR
Ishtar Airlines FZCO
Office # 301, 3rd Floor,
Block A, Al Shoala Building,
Al Ittihad Road, Port Saeed
Landmark: Opposite Dnata Building
P.O.Box: 117614, Dubai
Tel: +971 4 2956065
Ownership: 100% private investors (Dubai, Free Zone Corporation)
Ishtar Airlines (Ishtar, named for an ancient Babylonian goddess) an airline based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates incorporated in March 2005 operating scheduled passenger services, its main bases & only destinations, Baghdad International Airport and Dubai International Airport, was setup by Iraqi businessman Safa Al-Jusani and a group of former Iraqi Airways pilots. Before the 2003, Al-Jusani ran a travel company that conducted tours to northern Iraq and neighboring Jordan.
Executvies: Moayad Hassan (President) & Ramsey Shaban (Vice President)
Ishtar Airline initially operated a Boeing 1 x 737 and 1 x 727-200 Adv with a three flights a week frequency between Baghdad and Dubai. As of October 2009, Ishtar Airlines seems to have ceased flight operations, it has been reported the remaining aircraft a Boeing 727-200Adv is currently operated by African Express Airways.