Tag Archives | Mosul International Airport

Mosul International Airport Returns to Civilian Control

Following the completion of a U.S.-funded, 18-month demining project, the Nineveh provincial government assumed control of the Mosul International Airport during a turnover ceremony on November 5. Demining teams from Janus, TetraTech, and local Iraqi partner Al Fahad carried out the project from April 2018 to October this year. Together, the contractors cleared more than […]

Two Iraqi Airports to be Developed

By John Lee. Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC) has included two airport projects in its list of major strategic projects to be presented during the Kuwait International Conference for Iraq Reconstruction, to be held in Kuwait from 12th to 14th February: Rehabilitation and development of Mosul International Airport. Estimated cost before 2014: 120 billion Iraqi […]

Iraqi Forces Retake Mosul Airport

Iraqi security forces have taken back Mosul International Airport in Iraq after a couple days of difficult fighting to liberate western Mosul from control of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the commander of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said today. Speaking to Pentagon reporters via teleconference from Baghdad, Army Lt. Gen. […]

Iraq Closes Mosul Airport without Explanation

By John Lee. A source at Mosul Airport has told Reuters: “Security forces closed Mosul airport without giving any reason. All flights are cancelled. “To begin with [the authorities] said there was information about a hijacked plane, and then they said it was closed for maintenance purposes, but there are no maintenance works.“ The closure […]

Lufthansa Consulting Builds Business in Iraq

By John Lee. Lufthansa Consulting is pursuing at least 10 percent annual sales growth as clients such as Iraq, which is reviving its airline, tap into the German carrier’s experience in safety and infrastructure. Dr Andreas Jahnke, head of Lufthansa Consulting, told Bloomberg: “There are lots of opportunities for us helping clients set up a new business […]

Lufthansa Consulting Wins Mosul Airport Contract

By John Lee. The Iraqi Government and Lufthansa Consulting continue their successful collaboration to establish international standards for the country’s future aviation development: During the recent Iraqi-German Business Forum in Berlin, the Governor of the Nineveh Governorate, H.E. Athil Abdulazeez Al Najafi, and Lufthansa Consulting signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the development of Mosul […]