By John Lee. The Iraqi Minister of Transport has held a meeting with the ambassador of the European Union to discuss removing Iraqi Airways from the list of airlines banned from operating within the EU. Captain Nasser Hussain Bandar Al-Shibli [Captain Nasser Hussein Bandar Al-Shibli] said they discussed the importance of the Iraqi Civil Aviation […]
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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. Airlines suspend Belarus-bound travel for Middle East migrants Turkish Airlines and Iraqi Airways restricting flights to Minsk for citizens of Iraq, Syria and Yemen. Click here to read the full article.
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 […]
By John Lee. Iraqi Airways has started flights between Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). Initially flying on Saturdays, the company plans to also add a Tuesday flight, using a Boeing 737-800 aircraft. (Source: Zawya)
By John Lee. Flights are reportedly resuming between Iraq and Belarus, following a suspension due to COVID-19. According to Shafaq, Iraqi Airways will operate one flight per week between Baghdad and Minsk. Meanwhile, Belta reports that Fly Baghdad will serve the same route on Mondays and Thursdays. (Sources: Belta, Shafaq)
Iraqi Airlines has resumed operating flights to Iran in compliance with the coronavirus protocols, an Iranian official said. The spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran said Iraqi airlines have restarted flights from Najaf to Tehran and Mashhad after a hiatus due to the health restrictions. Mohammad Hassan Zibakhsh also noted that there is no […]
Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority awards first international ground services operating license to Menzies' MASIL Joint Venture Menzies Aviation announced on Thursday that the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) has awarded the exclusive contract for the delivery of a full suite of ground handling, cargo and fuelling services at Baghdad International Airport to Menzies' joint venture […]
Iraqi Airways has announced that it is resuming its regular service between London Gatwick and the Iraqi airports of Baghdad, Erbil and Sulaymaniyah. The first flights will operate on 19th December from Baghdad and Erbil. More details here.
By John Lee. Iraq's Minister for Transport, Nasir Hussein Bander Hamad [Nasser Hussein Al-Shibli], has instructed the General Company for Iraqi Airways to begin inspecting all shipments stored in its warehouses to ensure that they are free of explosive materials. Earlier, the Minister gave the General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI) 72 hours to […]
By John Lee. The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) has reportedly extended of the ban on regular flights in the country until 15th July. According to Xinhua, the ban includes both domestic and international flights with the exception of those of emergency, medical evacuation and air cargo as well as planes that cross Iraqi airspace. […]
By John Lee. Following the spread of coronavirus in China, the Iraqi government has provided a special Iraqi Airways airplane with medical staff to evacuate students and the community residing in Wuhan, China, to Baghdad. Foreign Minister Alhakim has directed the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq to China to form an operations room headed […]
By John Lee. Authorities in Baghdad are implementing a series of measures to improve passenger access to Baghdad International Airport (BIAP). The measures include the widening of the main road to the airport, the removal of a number of security barriers and allowing vehicles to reach the departure terminals to drop off passengers. These measures […]