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Reliable Executive Travel into Iraq

Royal Jet – the international luxury executive flight services company based in Abu Dhabi and chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan – is proving to be the carrier of choice for businesses seeking safe and secure air transport to Iraq, according to the company. Royal Jet has completed over 100 successful […]

Opening an Airline between Germany and Iraq

“Air Berlin” the second-largest airline, in Germany, , announced on Thursday the opening of direct flights from Munich to Iraq this week, intended to rival Lufthansa’s direct route to Iraq next summer. According to a statement issued by the company, flights will run every two weeks to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah in the north of the […]

New Air Routes between Iraq and Germany

Air Berlin, Germany’s second-largest airline, has announced the start of direct flights from Munich, while  rival Lufthansa will operate a direct route to Iraq from next summer. According to a statement issued by Air Berlin on Saturday, flights will run every two weeks to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah in north of the country. Meanwhile, Lufthansa announced […]

The Japanese Agency for International Cooperation Announced Commitment to Develop Iraqi Ports

Japanese Agency for International Cooperation “JICA” Announced the commitment to develop some of the Iraqi ports and navigational channels leading through it by the implementation to qualify the projects, based on the Japanese loan facilitator of Iraq in 2003. Japanese agency said in a statement issued on Saturday, and Alsumaria News got a copy of […]

Temporary Employees Appointed at General Company for Ports

The transport minister has signed the decision to appoint all temporary employees of the General Company for Ports in Iraq, a media official said on Monday. “Minister Aamer Abduljabbar Ismail has decided to appoint all temporary employees who spent five years or more at the General Company for Ports,” Anmar al-Safi told Aswat al-Iraq news […]

2008 Profits to Be Distributed to Ports’ Personnel-minister

The Iraqi minister of transportation has given instructions to the state-run Ports Company to distribute its 2008 profits to its personnel, a ministry statement said on Monday. “The minister has also ordered the company to audit its 2009 profit accounts to be distributed in 2010,” a statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency quoted Minister […]

Fixing Temporary Employees’ Contracts in Basra

Minister of Transport Amr Abdul Jabbar has announced that his ministry has decided to fix employees with diploma degrees and others with higher education onto the permanent staff in the Iraqi Harbours Company. Eye Media Agency quoted Abdul Jabbar during the monthly tour of Um Qassr harbours, 85 km south Basra province, as saying” this […]

Rehabilitation of Umm al-Qasr Port Complete

The rehabilitation of Umm al-Qasr port in the city of Basra has been completed, the relations and media director at the Iraqi Ports Company said on Wednesday. “The rehabilitation operations include improving the port’s docks and the maintenance of concrete side of the southern docks,” Anmar al-Safi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The Shiite province […]

Ministry of Transport: 150 Buses in Service

Iraq’s Ministry of Transport has announced the arrival of 150 modern buses. A statement issued by the Ministry’s media office received by Eye Media said ” Um – Qasr harbor has received 130 – Korean made Hyundai buses type 2010. In addition 20 Mercedes 2010  buses came through Jordan manufactured by Bahouse Company. Bahouse is […]

Basra-Istanbul Airway to Open Soon

The Basra-Istanbul airway will be opened early next month, the deputy head of Basra’s investment commission said on Monday. “Flights will be available between Basra Airport and Turkey,” Jalal Tema al-Nouri told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The step comes following talks with the commercial attaché in the Turkish embassy, Saeed Faeq, Nouri explained. The Shiite […]

17 Ships Arrive at Iraqi Ports

Seventeen cargo ships from different countries have arrived at Iraqi ports, the public relations and media director at the State Company for Iraqi Ports said on Sunday. The Shiite province of Basra, 590 km south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, has five commercial ports and two oil ports: al-Maaqal, established in 1916 by British forces […]