Tag Archives | Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA)

Serco Wins Contract Extension from ICAA

By John Lee. UK-based Serco has agreed a contract extension with the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) to deliver air traffic services and academy training. David J. Greer OBE, CEO, Serco Middle East commented: "The contract extension issued to Serco is a true testament of our work and approach to air traffic safety and training […]

Baghdad-KRI Flights Suspended

By Simon Kent. The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority has suspended flights from Baghdad to Sulaymaniyah and Erbil in the Kurdish region of Iraq (KRI) for two days, effective from today. The move follows concern that Russian jets and cruise missiles pass though that airspace from the Caspian Sea region, to targets in Syria. It is […]

Serco Awarded Contract Extension by ICAA

By John Lee. Serco, the UK-based international service company, has announced a 1 year contract extension with the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA). The contract covers a full range of services including the continued development of Air Traffic Services and Academy Training at Baghdad International Airport. According to a statement from Serco, the partnership between […]

No Official Word on Kurdish Freight Ban

By John Lee. A spokesman for Erbil International Airport has told Iraq Business News that there has been no official instruction from Baghdad regarding the blocking of freight flights to airports in Iraqi Kurdistan, but added that there have been emails to airlines confirming that this is the case. "The irony is," said Andrew Jones, […]

Iraq Blocks Kurdistan Flights

By John Lee. Cargo flights to and from Erbil and Sulaimanya [Slemani] have reportedly been suspended. A spokesman for Emirates SkyCargo told Lloyd’s Loading List that the airline’s freighter flights to and from Erbil “have been temporarily suspended at the request of the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority. However, Emirates [passenger] flights are operating as per […]

Thales Modernises Iraq’s Air Traffic Mgt

By John Lee. Thales has signed a contract with the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) for the modernisation of Iraqi airspace. The company will deliver a TopSky-ATC centre in Baghdad, this in addition to the ATC centre equipped in Basrah in 2007; it will also supply 3 latest generation RSM970S secondary radars to the ICAA, […]

Iraqi Aviation Industry Takes Off

By Omar al-Shaher for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. In light of Iraq’s complicated political and security climate, even the most optimistic could not expect Baghdad International Airport (pictured) to have 125 flights — even including both arrivals and departures […]

US Training Program Takes Iraqi Aviation Safety to New Heights

Officials from the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently visited Iraq to train a group of 22 students from the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) and Iraq’s Department of the Air Force on aviation accident investigations. The training took place from October 14 to 18 at Iraq’s Aviation Training Institute and supported Iraq’s efforts […]