Tag Archives | Basra International Airport

Iraq Duty Free wins Ten-Year Contract Extension

By John Lee. Iraq Duty Free has reportedly had its exclusive duty free contract at Baghdad and Basra airports extended by ten years to 4th March 2029. According to The Moodie Davitt Report, the contract was awarded by the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) and Ministry of Transport to Iraq Duty Free’s parent company Financial […]

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Emirates Increases Flights to Basra

Reinforcing and strengthening the airline’s commitment to Basra, Emirates adds three additional flights between Dubai and the Iraqi southern port city, increasing the service from four to seven flights per week. Effective today (Wednesday 1st August), EK 945 will depart daily from Dubai at 13:55 hours and touch down at Basra International Airport at 14:45 […]

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Weekly Security Update for 25th May 2011

Overview Levels of violence rose considerably in Iraq last week, making it the worst week so far this year. A spate of bombings in Baghdad, Mosul and Kirkuk left dozens of people dead and injured. The police and military suffered the majority of attacks, but Iraqi oil workers, US soldiers and even three European civilian […]

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Major Expansion for Basra Airport

The Basra International Airport in southern Iraq will undergo a major expansion and renovation this year, according to its director. On the sidelines of the first Iraq Airports Expansion, Cargo and Logistics Conference and Exhibition held in Erbil last week, Abdul Ameer Ganim Abdullah said: “There are several huge projects that will commence this year, […]

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