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First Boeing 777 Enhances Iraqi Airways Fleet

Iraqi Airways received the first Boeing 777 aircraft for its fleet during a delivery ceremony at the Baghdad International Airport on December 15, 2012. The ceremony was attended by the Iraqi Minister of Transportation, Mr. Hadi al-Ameri, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Stephen Beecroft, Boeing officials Donald A. Galvanin and Alan W. Smith, as well as […]

Iraq Dumps Bombardier for Boeing, Airbus

Bloomberg reports that Iraqi Airways plans to halt an order to buy regional jets from Canada‚Äôs Bombardier in favour of larger planes most likely from Boeing or Airbus, after the government granted it a $300 million interest-free loan. The carrier is unlikely to convert on option to buy further 90-seat Bombardier CRJ900 planes after taking […]

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Iraq to Buy 15 New Aircraft

Iraq's Transport Ministry revealed on Thursday that it has signed a contract with a German company to buy 15 civilian aircraft to be delivered by 2013. According to the report from AKnews, this indicates that the ministry plans to contract with international airlines to operate flights to the country, on the condition that about 45% […]