Tag Archives | Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA)

Iraqi Airways to get Subsidised Aviation Fuel

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet has taken steps to support the growth and development of Iraqi Airways, following the Prime Minister's visit to Baghdad International Airport and his call for an improvement in services. The approved decisions, based on the recommendation of the Ministerial Council for Economy, are as follows: The General Company for […]

Iraqi Airways grounds its Airbus A220-300 Aircraft

By John Lee. The Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) has directed Iraqi Airways to ground its Airbus A220-300 aircraft. According to a letter from the ICAA on 3rd May, "it was decided to stop operating all aircraft of the aforementioned model (A220-300) immediately and until further notice, and until the investigation procedures are completed." The […]

Shake-Up and New Expansion at Baghdad International Airport

By John Lee. According to a report from Rudaw. the director of Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) has submitted his resignation on Sunday, following an encounter with Prime Minister Mohammed Shia' al-Sudani, at which the PM strongly criticized the director for the airport's poor quality of services. Prime Minister of Iraq, Mr. Mohammed S. Al-Sudani, has […]

Progress on Lifting EU Ban on Iraqi Airways

By John Lee. A meeting has been held in Dubai with a delegation from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) to discuss the procedures for lifting the European ban on Iraqi Airways. The Director General of Iraqi Airways stated that they have made important strides in completing the […]

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 […]

Meeting to progress Mosul Int'l Airport Project

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi chaired a meeting on Monday to discuss plans to rebuild Mosul International Airport, which was damaged during the war against ISIS terrorist gangs. The meeting, which was attended by the Minister of Construction, Housing, Municipalities and Public Works, the Governor of Nineveh, and a number of specialized officials […]

Chinese Firm discusses Rehabilitation of Nasiriyah Airport

By John Lee. A meeting has been held with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) to discuss the the first steps in the rehabilitation of Nasiriyah International Airport. The company signed a contract for the project with the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) in June 2021. According to Al Sabaah, he meeting was attended […]

Latest Iraq COVID Travel Guidelines

The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) has released its latest vaccination guidelines. The guidelines state that, from 1st April, Iraqi and foreign travelers above the age of 12 who have received one dose of Johnson & Johnson or two doses of any other vaccine will no longer require evidence of a recent negative PCR test […]

ICAA Director Jailed for Corruption

By John Lee. Iraq's Anti-Corruption Central Criminal Court has sentenced the director of the legal department at the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) to seven years in prison on charges of corruption. According to a statement from the Supreme Judicial Council, the director "received a bribe from the complainant to carry on a job that […]

Iraqi Cabinet Pushes Reconstruction Projects in Mosul

The Council of Ministers (cabinet) has held its regular session during a visit to the city of Mosul, headed by Prime Minister Mr. Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. Several decisions were voted on, including: The Nineveh Governorate frozen assets will be released into projects for the benefit of the departments, provided that these projects are identified, in coordination […]

China to Rehabilitate the Nassiriyah International Airport

By John Lee. Iraq and China have signed a contract for the rehabilitation of Nassiriyah International Airport. Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi attended the signing on Tuesday. According to Shafaq, the contract was signed by the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) and the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC). (Sources: Govt of Iraq, Shafaq)