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Iraq-Kuwait Flights To Resume

By John Lee. Direct flights between Kuwait and Iraq have resumed after 2 decades, Mawtani reports. After initially starting at 2 flights a week, the eventual aim is to have daily flights, according to Iraqi Airways company director Capt. Saad al-Khafajy. Al-Khafajy was optimistic about flying more passengers between the two countries on Iraq’s national carrier, noting […]

$700m Air Traffic Control System for Iraq

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $700 million. The Government of Iraq has requested a proposed sale of commercially available FAA Air Traffic […]

Thales Modernises Iraq’s Air Traffic Mgt

By John Lee. Thales has signed a contract with the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) for the modernisation of Iraqi airspace. The company will deliver a TopSky-ATC centre in Baghdad, this in addition to the ATC centre equipped in Basrah in 2007; it will also supply 3 latest generation RSM970S secondary radars to the ICAA, […]