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Latest Iraq COVID Travel Guidelines

The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) has released its latest vaccination guidelines. The guidelines state that, from 1st April, Iraqi and foreign travelers above the age of 12 who have received one dose of Johnson & Johnson or two doses of any other vaccine will no longer require evidence of a recent negative PCR test […]

ICAA Director Jailed for Corruption

By John Lee. Iraq's Anti-Corruption Central Criminal Court has sentenced the director of the legal department at the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) to seven years in prison on charges of corruption. According to a statement from the Supreme Judicial Council, the director "received a bribe from the complainant to carry on a job that […]

KRG PM Barzani meets with German Rail Company

PM Masrour Barzani meets with representative of Deutsche Bahn railway company KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Thursday met with the representative of the German Deutsche Bahn railway company for Europe and the Middle and Near East. In the meeting, attended by the German Consul General in Erbil, the company's representative briefed the Prime Minister […]

$19m for New Road along Shatt al-Arab

By John Lee. The Ministry of Finance is to provide financing of 28.2 billion dinars ($19.3) to build a 95-km long coastal road along the Shatt al-Arab waterway. The plan was approved at this week's cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. According to the Cabinet Spokesperson, the Minister of Culture Hassan Nadhem, the […]

EU Flight Ban in Iraqi Airways may be Lifted

By John Lee. The Iraqi Minister of Transport has held a meeting with the ambassador of the European Union to discuss removing Iraqi Airways from the list of airlines banned from operating within the EU. Captain Nasser Hussain Bandar Al-Shibli [Captain Nasser Hussein Bandar Al-Shibli] said they discussed the importance of the Iraqi Civil Aviation […]

dnata enhances Cargo Offering in Erbil

Dubai-based air services provider dnata says it has achieved an important milestone in Erbil, with the implementation of its 'OneCargo' system, digitizing processes and maximizing efficiencies across its cargo operations in Iraq. According to a press release, the advanced tool, which dnata plans to launch globally, is expected to deliver significant commercial benefits for customers. […]

London Sky joins IBBC

Erbil-based travel and tourism operator London Sky is the newest member to join the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC). Aso Hussein, General Manager, said: "We are delighted to join the international community that is IBBC and look forward to supporting members in their business and personal travel requirements. We very much believe in the highest […]

Baghdad Airport hit with Rockets

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. Baghdad airport hit with rockets, no one hurt No group has claimed credit for the latest attack. Click here to read the full article.

New Air Route between Erbil and Gaziantep

By John Lee. Turkey's Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure has announced that flights from Gaziantep to Erbil will begin on 24th January. AnadoluJet will operate the route on Mondays and Thursdays. (Source: Turkish Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure)