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Investment: Iraqi Cabinet Approves New City near Baghdad Airport

By John Lee. At their regular Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Iraq's Council of Ministers approved the establishment of a new city around Baghdad International Airport (BIAP). The new city will be called Rafael, and it will cover 10,600 acres. The cabinet added that, "it will be available for investment opportunities, provided that the land owners […]

ICAA awards First Int'l Op License to Menzies JV

Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority awards first international ground services operating license to Menzies' MASIL Joint Venture Menzies Aviation announced on Thursday that the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) has awarded the exclusive contract for the delivery of a full suite of ground handling, cargo and fuelling services at Baghdad International Airport to Menzies' joint venture […]

Kuwaiti Firm to provide Passenger Services at Baghdad Airport

The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) has contracted Kuwait's National Aviation Services (NAS) to upgrade and operate passenger-handling services and processes at the Baghdad International Airport. NAS will extend its expertise and resources at the Babylon and Samara passenger terminals as well as the international transit halls. NAS will also be responsible for the refurbishment […]

Al-Burhan Group Launches Iraq's first licensed Heliport

After an intense collaboration between Al-Burhan Airways and Al-Burhan BIAP Hotel, a fruitful result has finally been obtained by the establishment of the first licensed Heliport in Iraq (Heliport #001). An opening Ceremony took place on the 10 of Sep, which was attended by the ICAA Director General, BIAP Airport Director, GCANS General Manager and […]

Al-Burhan Group acquires BIAP Hotel

Al-Burhan Group has taken over the management of Baghdad International Airport Hotel in a joint partnership with the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA). The hotel consists of 100 rooms, a fitness centre with sauna and steam room, the hotel also benefits from having a conference Centre, meeting rooms, exhibition space, large landscaped gardens and ample […]

Improved Access to Baghdad International Airport

By John Lee. Authorities in Baghdad are implementing a series of measures to improve passenger access to Baghdad International Airport (BIAP). The measures include the widening of the main road to the airport, the removal of a number of security barriers and allowing vehicles to reach the departure terminals to drop off passengers. These measures […]

Training on Management of Investment Zones

By John Lee. In collaboration with OECD and and National Investment Commission (NIC), a special two-day training course in the management of investment zones was held recently in Baghdad. On behalf of NIC chairman Dr. Sami Al-Araji, NIC advisor Dr. Abdullah Al-Bander welcomed participants representing several ministries, including Industry and Minerals, Communication, Finance and the […]