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Fly Baghdad chooses French supplier for Wireless IFE

By John Lee. Moment, a French supplier of onboard digital solutions, has been selected by Fly Baghdad to provide an in-flight entertainment solution aboard its fleet of 5 Boeing 737 NG. Available since mid-September on-board the first three Boeing 737 NG, the Flymingo Box platform allows passengers to access various content from their personal devices […]

Iraq and Iran ease Visa Requirements

By John Lee. Visa requirements have reportedly been eased between Iraq and Iran. Iran's Ambassador to Baghdad, Iraj Masjedi, is quoted as saying that visas are now not required by Iranians arriving in Iraq through Baghdad and Najaf airports, or by Iraqis travelling to Iran. Iranians can stay in Iraq for up to one month, […]

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UK Law Firm advises on Iraq Port Deal

By John Lee. UK-based international law firm Clifford Chance has announced that it has advised International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on the US$125 million financing of the development, construction, equipping and operation of both new and existing facilities at the Umm Qasr Port in Iraq. In a press release, the […]

AD Ports signs MoU with Iraq

By John Lee. Abu Dhabi Ports (AD Ports Group) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI) to promote increased cooperation between the two organisations within the fields of transportation and maritime. Facilitated during a recent visit of a high-level delegation led by the Iraqi Minister of […]

Saudi Arabia and Iraq sign Maritime Transport Agreement

Saudi Minister of Transport and Logistic Services and Chairman of the Transport General Authority Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser and Iraqi Minister of Transport Nasser Al-Shibli signed a cooperation agreement in the maritime transport field on behalf of their respective governments. The agreement is part of a series of actions that the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council […]

Menzies expands MASIL JV at Baghdad Airport

Menzies Aviation expands MASIL joint venture with launch of passenger services at Baghdad International Airport Menzies Aviation has announced that it has expanded its joint venture with Iraqi Airways ("MASIL") to offer passenger services at Baghdad International Airport. MASIL has now assumed operational control of passenger service activities in the Nineveh terminal at Iraq's largest […]

EU proposes Visa Restrictions for Iraq

By John Lee. The European Commission has proposed to the Council to adopt temporary restrictive measures on short-stay visas for visa applicants who are nationals of Iraq, Bangladesh and The Gambia. Under the revised Visa Code in force since February 2020, the EU's short-stay visa policy is linked to cooperation with partner countries on readmitting […]