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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 […]

G4S wins contract to secure Baghdad International Airport

G4S Secure Solutions (Iraq), a leading provider of risk mitigation and secure support services, has been awarded the contract to provide aviation security at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) by the Iraq Ministry of Transport (MoI).  The contract, which is initially for two years, mobilised successfully on 2 January 2010. G4S, which is the world’s leading […]

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 […]

U.S. and S. Korean Firm to Establish Salah al-Din Airport

The investment commission in Salah al-Din has signed a contract with a joint U.S.-South Korean company to build an airport in Salah al-Din. "An investment contract has been signed to establish Salah al-Din International Airport, under which the U.S.-South Korean firm will invest in the airport for 25 years in return for 15 percent of […]

Mosul Airport Reopens Today- Official

The Mosul Airport will resume operation this evening after a contract has been renewed with a security company for a further two months, the Ninewa governor said on Saturday. “The Ministry of Transportation has renewed its contract with the foreign security firm assigned to protect the Mosul Airport for another two months,” Governor Athil al-Nujaifi […]