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Sweden Bans Flights from Northern Iraq

By John Lee. The Swedish Transport Agency (Transportstyrelsen) has reportedly banned all flights from Northern Iraq. According to a report from ch-aviation.com, Transportstyrelsen said the increased military activity across northern Iraq posed a threat to civilian flights thus warranting a ban. Iraqi Airways and Germania had connected Sulaymaniyah with Malmö and Stockholm Arlanda respectively, while […]

Germania Suspends Erbil Flights

By John Lee. Germania has suspended air services to Erbil, which has come under increasing threat from Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL) terrorists. Germany’s Federal Ministry for Transport (Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur – BMVI) has prohibited all flights by German airlines to Erbil until 30th March 2015 (inclusive). Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Emirates, Etihad […]