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First French Plane Landed in Baghdad in 20 Years

A French airplane landed at Baghdad International Airport Sunday in an inaugural flight by the Aigle Azur airline, which was the first passenger plane to fly into Iraq from France in 20 years. On board of the plane was the French Trade Minister Anne-Marie Idrac, accompanied by a number of businessmen, investors and journalists on […]

Aigle Azur Announces Paris-Baghdad Route

Bloomberg reports that French private airline Aigle Azur will start flights to Baghdad next month. France’s ambassador to Iraq, Boris Boillion, said “Aigle Azur will start flights between Paris and Baghdad in October". Aigle Azur, the oldest private airline in France, flies about 1.6 million passengers to about 30 destinations mostly around the Mediterranean and […]