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Basra Airport Invites Businesses

Basra International Airport has announced that it will make space available to companies wanting to set up within the airport complex. Domestic and international companies can lease land within the BIA airport grounds (outside of the USF-I COB limits) for a fee for a term of one or two years. Interested firms will need to […]

Jobs at Karbala Airport

Al-Furat al-Awsat Airport in Karbala will provide thousands of job opportunities in the province, the Iraqi Transport Minister Amir Abdiljabbar said on Tuesday. “Iraqis will be proud of the airport,” Abdiljabbar said in a speech for the occasion of planting the airport’s foundation stone. He said that the detailed design of the airport was made […]

Second Rail Line in Diwaniyah

The Minister of Transport, Amer Abdul-Jabbar Ismail opened on Sunday, the second rail line Hilla, Diwaniyah with a potential speed of 120 km / h. This is one of the important steps which would change the transport map. Ismail visited the photo gallery, which reflects the phases of the project from its inception to the […]

2nd Stage of Hilla-Basra Railway Project Opens

Iraqi Minister of Transport, Amer Abduljabbar, opened the 50-km-long second stage of the Hilla to Basra rail line, according to the head of Babel province’s railways department on Sunday. “Minister Abduljabbar inaugurated the second stage of the project which linked al-Hashemiya district to al-Diwaniya city as part of the larger Hilla-Basra project,” Anwar al-Rehimi told […]

More New Flights to Iraq

Viking Hellas Airlines will start scheduled flights flights between Athens and Baghdad from 1st March, and between Athens and Sulaymaniya from 4th March. This is in addition to the service that commenced two weeks ago between Athens and Erbil. And with the start of services between Manchester and Athens three times per week, this will […]

Iraq-Turkey Rail Link Re-Opens

The first rail service in decades between Iraq and Turkey celebrated its maiden journey on Tuesday. It is hoped that the re-opening of the historic rail link – originally built as part of a German service from Berlin to Baghdad more than a century ago – will contribute to the fast-growing trade between Iraq and […]

Deal Expected for Baghdad Underground

A deal with a French company will soon be concluded to supervise a project to build an underground railway in the capital Baghdad, the local mayor said. “Companies from the United States, Russia, Germany, France and South Korea will be invited to submit their final bids for the project after a contract is signed with […]

Iraqi Fleet on 1st Journey in 10 Years

The Iraqi fleet has launched its first journey around the world in 10 years with the departure of one of its ships from an Egyptian port. “The Iraqi al-Nasser, carrying 16,250 tons, has set off from the Egyptian port of al-Quseer heading to Malaysian ports,” the Iraqi Ministry of Transportation said in a statement received […]

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 […]