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Al-Burhan Group is first ever IATA Trainer in Iraq

IATA awards Al-Burhan Group first ever Regional Training Provider (RTP) license in Iraq Al-Burhan Group are pleased to announce its partnership with IATA in forming a Regional Training Provider (RTP) Centre in Baghdad, Iraq. The first of its kind ever in Iraq. We hope that this unique and leading facility will guide multiple organizations and […]

Chinese Firm may build New City near Baghdad Airport

By John Lee. The Prime Minister of Iraq has stopped the granting of investment licenses for the Al Rafeel [Rafael] City project until inventory, inspection, survey, and land identification actions are completed. Al Rafeel City is planned to cover 10,600 acres close to Baghdad International Airport (BIAP). The Chairman of Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC), […]

Air Arabia launches New Flights to Baghdad and Erbil

Low-cost carrier Air Arabia Abu Dhabi has announced the launch of its two new routes from Abu Dhabi to Baghdad and Erbil. The new direct flights will connect Abu Dhabi International Airport to both Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) and Erbil International Airport with a frequency of two flights per week starting from June 22, 2023. […]

Increased Scrutiny of Land Allocation at Baghdad Airport

By John Lee. Prime Minister Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani has chaired a meeting to discuss the best use of lands surrounding Baghdad International Airport (BIAP). He ordered a ban on the granting or investment licenses and what was described as the "illegal disposal" of these lands, and stressed that any projects being implemented in this region […]

Iraq's New PM vows to Clean Up the Country

From The Economist. Iraq's new prime minister vows to clean up the country The puzzle for Iraq's kleptocrats was always how to spirit their stolen billions out of the country. Foreign banks have been wary of accepting large transfers from Baghdad. Taking piles of cash out by land is risky; Kurds closely watch the frontier […]

Officials Dismissed following second Fire at Baghdad Airport

By John Lee. Prime Minister Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani has dismissed several senior officials following a second fire this week at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP). Losing their positions were the Director General of the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA), the Director of Baghdad International Airport, and the Director of Airport Security. The announcement came after a […]

Baghdad Airport hit with Rockets

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Baghdad airport hit with rockets, no one hurt No group has claimed credit for the latest attack. Click here to read the full article.

UN Awards More Contracts in Iraq

By John Lee. Two more companies have won contracts with the United Nations in Iraq: SAGMAN Company for Construction and Contracting Ltd: Construction of low-cost housing units in Dkory, Sinjar, Ninewa Governorate; Contract value $311,168; Sar Albraa for General Contract and Trade Ltd.: Renovation and Extension of the Existing Internal Road at UNAMI Field Support […]

Menzies expands MASIL JV at Baghdad Airport

Menzies Aviation expands MASIL joint venture with launch of passenger services at Baghdad International Airport Menzies Aviation has announced that it has expanded its joint venture with Iraqi Airways ("MASIL") to offer passenger services at Baghdad International Airport. MASIL has now assumed operational control of passenger service activities in the Nineveh terminal at Iraq's largest […]