FCM Expands Middle East footprint into Iraq

Now offering travel management services in 30 countries across the Middle East & Africa


12 April, 2022 – FCM has signed a partnership agreement with Moonline Travel & Trade Ltd in Iraq, growing its Middle East & Africa footprint to almost 30 markets across the region.

According to FCM’s Managing Director of Middle East and Africa, Ciarán Kelly, this partnership is critical to FCM's local service delivery and market share growth strategies for the wider region.

Choosing to expand FCM’s capabilities in Iraq at this time enables us to provide global coverage for existing corporate customers while meeting demand from multi-national companies requiring a true end-to-end travel experience when doing business in this growing market.

Together with Moonline Travel, we are able to offer our clients access to highly experienced staff with deep local knowledge that complements FCM’s technology and global expertise. I am very pleased to welcome Moonline Travel to the FCM network and expand our presence across the MEA region.

Ciarán Kelly , Managing Director Middle East and Africa

Established in 2010, Moonline Travel is regarded as one of the leading  travel providers in the country, having earned a reputation for delivering professional and comprehensive travel support to its clients.

Headquartered in Sulaimania, the company operates a network of five offices across Iraq to service the leisure and corporate travel needs of national and multi-national businesses primarily within the oil, petrochemicals, resources and construction industries. Clients include Schlumberger, Petro Weld, PP Bosun, LafargeHolci and several NGOs amongst others.

Moonline Travel’s managing director, Rebin Mustafa said: "Our organisation is very proud to be the official representative of FCM in Iraq. In addition to providing excellent services for clients locally, we are also excited to play our part in helping FCM penetrate this emerging market to further grow our collective customer base across the region.”

About FCM

FCM is one of the world’s largest travel management companies with a 24/7 reach in over 100 countries.
As a trusted travel partner for thousands of national and multi-national organisations, including many household brands, Fortune and FTSE 100 companies, FCM’s agile and flexible technology platform anticipates and solves client needs supported by expert teams who provide in-depth local knowledge and duty of care as part of the ultimate personalised business travel experience.

While as
the flagship business travel division of the ASX-listed Flight Centre Travel Group, FCM is able to negotiate and deliver access to the widest network of airfares, hotels, and ground transport for unique and best-value solutions. The company recently debuted its new omni-channel platform featuring a ‘first of its kind’ customised end-to-end user experience that will be available to new clients from early 2022. Discover the alternative at www.fcmtravel.com