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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 […]

Iraqi Airlines Re-Admitted to Turkey

By John Lee. Turkish authorities have allowed Iraqi Airlines to operate in the country again following the suspension of the airline due to a lack of punctuality in departures and arrivals. The General Directorate of the Turkish State Airports Authority (Devlet Hava Meydanları İşletmesi, DHMİ) said it would allow Iraqi Airlines to continue operations until […]

Bids Invited for Old Iraqi Jets

Iraq wants to sell five decrepit Iraqi Airways planes stranded in Jordan since Saddam Hussein's 1990 invasion of Kuwait, BusinessWeek reported on Tuesday. Fearing strikes on Baghdad's airport, Saddam sent the planes to Jordan for protection when it became clear a U.S.-led coalition would attack Iraq to force it to relinquish Kuwait. Aqeel Hadi Kawthar, […]