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2 Big Tugs Arrive in Umm Qasr Port

The Iraqi Ports Company has taken delivery of two big tugs on Tuesday in Umm Qasr Port. “They are considered the biggest that have been used by the Iraqi Ports Company,” a local source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He noted that the two tugs have been manufactured in Malaysia according to a contract with […]

FlyDubai and Qatar Join Airlines Eyeing Up Iraq

FlyDubai’s chief executive CEO, Ghaith Al Ghaith, has said the airline is considering starting up services to Iraq.”Iraq is definitely on our radar” and that the country is “currently underserved” he said. The chief executive of Qatar Airways has also said it was looking at expanding to multiple cities in the war-scarred country. If the […]

Iraqi Airways Plane Impounded in London

(Sources: The Telegraph, AFP, Bloomberg) Tensions between Iraq and Kuwait were raised last week when the first Iraqi Airways flight from Baghdad to London for 20 years was impounded at London’s Gatwick Airport. The dispute dates back to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, during which 10 Bombardier jets belonging to Kuwait Airways were […]

KRG and Germany Inaugurate First Lufthansa Flights to Erbil

Iraqi and Kurdistan Region Ministers, diplomatic officials and the business community gathered on Tuesday to inaugurate Lufthansa’s first flights to Erbil International Airport, in the capital of the Kurdistan Region. Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Interior Minister Karim Sinjari and Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister Dr Roj Shawis and Erbil’s diplomatic community participated in the ceremony. In […]

Annajaf Airport Reopens

Annajaf International Airport Administration said that the airport has resumed receiving Arab and International aircraft. In fact, the airport received two airplanes from Bahrain transporting dozens of passengers. The airport supervisor Sadek Al Labban said that the first airplane was from Gulf Airlines carrying 120 passengers and the second was from Bahrain Airlines with dozens […]