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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 […]

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)

IranAir to Fly to Najaf

By John Lee. IranAir will reportedly operate two new daily round-trip flights to Najaf International Airport. According to Iran's Financial Tribune, there will be a morning flight from Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport, and afternoon flights from Mashhad. More here. (Source: Financial Tribune)

Iraq and Pakistan to Increase Cooperation

By John Lee. The Iraqi Foreign Minister has said that Iraq is helping develop promising investment opportunities for Pakistani companies in Iraq, and increasing cultural exchange between the two countries through the twinning of universities. The statement came at a meeting between Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Iraqi Foreign Minister Dr Fuad Hussein […]

Flights resume between Iraq and Belarus

By John Lee. Flights are reportedly resuming between Iraq and Belarus, following a suspension due to COVID-19. According to Shafaq, Iraqi Airways will operate one flight per week between Baghdad and Minsk. Meanwhile, Belta reports that Fly Baghdad will serve the same route on Mondays and Thursdays. (Sources: Belta, Shafaq)

Iraqi Airlines Resume Flights to Iran

Iraqi Airlines has resumed operating flights to Iran in compliance with the coronavirus protocols, an Iranian official said. The spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran said¬†Iraqi airlines have restarted flights from Najaf to Tehran and Mashhad after a hiatus due to the health restrictions. Mohammad Hassan Zibakhsh also noted that there is no […]

Covid-19: Iraq Extends Travel Ban

Iraq's Higher Committee for Health and National Safety held a meeting on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. The Committee reviewed the latest Covid-19 related developments and decided to: Update the travel ban to include travel to and from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Japan, […]