By Fehim Tastekin for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. France scores big Iraqi construction project at Turkey's expense A French company has beaten out a Turkish one for the Mosul airport project; political considerations along with economic concerns seem to […]
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By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Daewoo fulfills Iraq's Faw Port despite obstacles The head of Iraqi Ports in the Ministry of Transportation signed a contract Dec. 30 with the South Korean company Daewoo […]
By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Transport has signed a contract with Korea's Daewoo to complete five infrastructure projects at the Grand Faw port. The contract includes the construction of a 14-kilometer navigation channel extending to the sea, the basin for the ships that will dock at the port, and an underwater tunnel, which is […]
By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet has authorised the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) to negotiate and sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the rehabilitation of Mosul International Airport with a representative of the French company Aeroports de Paris Ingenierie (ADPI). (Source: Govt of Iraq) (Picture credit: Kayhan Ertugrul)
By John Lee. The Iraqi cabinet has authorised the Director General of the General Company of Iraqi Ports to sign a contract with the South Korean company Daewoo to construct the first phase of the Al-Faw Great Port project in Basra. The project will be supervised by the Italian consulting company Technital. Reuters reports that […]
By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq closes land borders, restaurants with new anti-virus measures The Iraqi government announced a series of strict measures to combat COVID-19 on Tuesday. All land border crossings, restaurants and malls will […]
Iraqi Airways has announced that it is resuming its regular service between London Gatwick and the Iraqi airports of Baghdad, Erbil and Sulaymaniyah. The first flights will operate on 19th December from Baghdad and Erbil. More details here.
By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Will reopening of border crossing drive Saudi investment in Iraq? The recent reopening of the Iraqi border crossing of Arar with Saudi Arabia in a bid to enhance trade […]
By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq-Saudi border crossing reopens after 30 years The Arar border crossing linking Iraq and Saudi Arabia has reopened for trade after a 30-year closure, Iraq's border authority said Wednesday. The Saudi-Iraqi border […]
AIRSADA, the private jet charter company based in Istanbul, has announced new direct flights from Basra International Airport. Flying directly to airports around the world, including cities such as London, Paris, Milan, Moscow, and Quanzhou, the new service promises to help make private jet travel more accessible for Iraqi and international clients. Commenting on the […]
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 […]
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 […]