Iraqi and Kurdistan Region Ministers, diplomatic officials and the business community gathered on Tuesday to inaugurate Lufthansaâ€™s first flights to Erbil International Airport, in the capital of the Kurdistan Region. Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Interior Minister Karim Sinjari and Iraqâ€™s Deputy Prime Minister Dr Roj Shawis and Erbilâ€™s diplomatic community participated in the ceremony. In […]
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The outgoing Iraqi government announced Sunday that it was seeking to link Iraq with the neighboring countries and further with European countries by a railway system.
Annajaf International Airport Administration said that the airport has resumed receiving Arab and International aircraft. In fact, the airport received two airplanes from Bahrain transporting dozens of passengers. The airport supervisor Sadek Al Labban said that the first airplane was from Gulf Airlines carrying 120 passengers and the second was from Bahrain Airlines with dozens […]
The Iraqi Airways Company will start flights from Mosul-Beirut next Friday (April 30).
First Iraqi Airways plane into Gatwick London since UN sanctions in 1990 landed today
Etihad Crystal Cargo has launched a weekly service from Abu Dhabi to Erbil operating an A300-600F freighter with a payload of 42 tonnes every Tuesday and Saturday.
Etihad Airways will become the first UAE carrier to fly direct to Iraq, from April 26
Basraâ€™s ports received 22 commercial ships from different countries this week, according to the Iraqi ports departmentâ€™s relations & information chief on Thursday. â€śUmm Qasr port received 17 ships, while Abu Fallous received 3 and al-Maaqal two ships,â€ť Anmar Abdulmenaem al-Safi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The Shiite province of Basra, 590 km south of […]
Minister of Transport Aamer Abduljabbar said on Thursday that Najaf airport will be partially opened in the coming 48 hours. The Najaf council threatened last Monday (April 12) to declare civil disobedience and to close all the local departments if the central government refused to reopen Najafâ€™s international airport within 3 days. Intelligence reports stated […]
The Iraqi Ports Company has called on international and local firms to invest in a Basra port.
The Najaf council threatened on Monday to declare civil disobedience and to close all local departments if the central government refused to reopen Najafâ€™s international airport within 3 days. This came during an extraordinary session held by the local council, attended by Najaf Governor Adnan al-Zerfi, who announced that he will meet the premier to […]
Samer Majali, CEO of Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air, has announced that the city of Suleimaniya in Iraq’s Kurdistan region will become the carrier’s second destination in the country by the end of 2010, Kurdish Globe has reported. The carrier also plans to fly to the southern port city of Basra by the end of […]