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Iraq Buys Ten 787 Dreamliners

Iraq has signed a deal with Boeing to buy ten  787 Dreamliners on behalf of its flag carrier, Iraqi Airways, the National has reported. The contract was reported on the Boeing website this week, although the deal was apparently concluded on December 22. The aircraft are worth a total of $1.7bn at list prices, but […]

U.S. To Train Iraqi Pilots, Air Traffic Controllers

RFE/RL's Radio Free Iraq (RFI) reports that the United States is to train Iraqi pilots and air traffic controllers under a new agreement between the two countries' governments. The agreement provides for the opening in Baghdad of a training school supervised by the U.S. Federal Aviation Agency. That school will be financed by a $7m […]

New Air Route To Kuwait

SkyLink Arabia (SKA) has just resumed commercial flights between Baghdad, Basra, and Kuwait. SKA will provide commercial flights 2 days per week, on Tuesdays and Fridays. Additionally, SKA has resumed cargo flights to Basra International Airport.

Basra Airport Invites Businesses

Basra International Airport has announced that it will make space available to companies wanting to set up within the airport complex. Domestic and international companies can lease land within the BIA airport grounds (outside of the USF-I COB limits) for a fee for a term of one or two years. Interested firms will need to […]

Jobs at Karbala Airport

Al-Furat al-Awsat Airport in Karbala will provide thousands of job opportunities in the province, the Iraqi Transport Minister Amir Abdiljabbar said on Tuesday. “Iraqis will be proud of the airport,” Abdiljabbar said in a speech for the occasion of planting the airport’s foundation stone. He said that the detailed design of the airport was made […]

More New Flights to Iraq

Viking Hellas Airlines will start scheduled flights flights between Athens and Baghdad from 1st March, and between Athens and Sulaymaniya from 4th March. This is in addition to the service that commenced two weeks ago between Athens and Erbil. And with the start of services between Manchester and Athens three times per week, this will […]

Iraq-Turkey Rail Link Re-Opens

The first rail service in decades between Iraq and Turkey celebrated its maiden journey on Tuesday. It is hoped that the re-opening of the historic rail link – originally built as part of a German service from Berlin to Baghdad more than a century ago – will contribute to the fast-growing trade between Iraq and […]

Reliable Executive Travel into Iraq

Royal Jet - the international luxury executive flight services company based in Abu Dhabi and chaired by His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan - is proving to be the carrier of choice for businesses seeking safe and secure air transport to Iraq, according to the company. Royal Jet has completed over 100 successful […]

Opening an Airline between Germany and Iraq

"Air Berlin" the second-largest airline, in Germany, , announced on Thursday the opening of direct flights from Munich to Iraq this week, intended to rival Lufthansa’s direct route to Iraq next summer. According to a statement issued by the company, flights will run every two weeks to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah in the north of the […]

Transportation Ministry to Rent B737-400 Model Airplane

he Iraqi Ministry of Transportation has rented a B737-400 model plane in an attempt to upgrade its aircraft, a ministry statement said on Thursday. “The Iraqi Airways Company now has a modern fleet of 15 planes, which can fly to all countries,” a ministry statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency quoted the executive director […]

Asiacell Launch Aircraft Roaming Service in Iraq

Asiacell announced the launch of its new On Air Roaming service, positioning itself as the first and only mobile telecom company in Iraq to offer land, ocean and air GSM roaming coverage. The On Aircraft Roaming service enables Asiacell postpaid subscribers to enjoy GSM roaming services and full voice, SMS and GPRS services while on […]