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Alstom signs Letter of Intent for Baghdad Elevated Train

Alstom and the Iraqi Ministry of Transport sign a Letter of Intent for the implementation of the Baghdad Elevated Train An Alstom-led Consortium, together with its partner Hyundai Engineering & Construction, have signed a Letter of Intent with the Iraqi Ministry of Transport to define a framework for all the appropriate steps to accelerate the […]

Kuwaiti Firm to provide Passenger Services at Baghdad Airport

The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) has contracted Kuwait's National Aviation Services (NAS) to upgrade and operate passenger-handling services and processes at the Baghdad International Airport. NAS will extend its expertise and resources at the Babylon and Samara passenger terminals as well as the international transit halls. NAS will also be responsible for the refurbishment […]

Turkey Suspends Flights with Iraq

By John Lee. The Turkish Civil Aviation Authority has reportedly suspend flights between Turkey and Iraq from Saturday 3rd October. According to Shafaaq news agency, the decision was made to prevent the spread of coronavirus (covid-19). (Source: Shafaaq)

New Railway to be built between Mosul and Turkey

By John Lee. A new railway line will reportedly be built between Mosul and Turkey. Anadolu Agency quotes the governor of Mosul, Najim al-Jubouri, as saying that a team of engineers with the support of Turkish companies will start laying a new line "in the coming days". (Source: Anadolu Agency)

India creates Air Transport Bubble with Iraq

By John Lee. India has created an air bubble arrangement with Iraq. Indian and Iraqi carriers are now permitted to operate services between India and Iraq and carry the following categories of persons on such flights: A. From India to Iraq i. Nationals/residents of Iraq; ii. Any Indian national holding any type of valid visa […]

Al-Burhan Group Launches Iraq's first licensed Heliport

After an intense collaboration between Al-Burhan Airways and Al-Burhan BIAP Hotel, a fruitful result has finally been obtained by the establishment of the first licensed Heliport in Iraq (Heliport #001). An opening Ceremony took place on the 10 of Sep, which was attended by the ICAA Director General, BIAP Airport Director, GCANS General Manager and […]

Pakistan to Launch Ferry Service to Iraq

Pakistan's federal cabinet gave formal approval to the launch of a ferry service from Karachi and Gwadar ports to neighboring states of Iran, Iraq, and beyond. At present, there is no international or national commercial ferry service operating in Pakistan for the purpose of transportation of passengers and goods. According to Pakistan Today, the potential […]

Flights between Turkey, Iraq suspended another Month

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Flights between Turkey, Iraq suspended another month Turkey's flight suspension to and from Iraq has been extended through October 1, Iraq's civil aviation authority announced Monday amid a rising number of coronavirus cases. […]