Tag Archives | Iraqi Airways

Iraq Resolves Long-Running Disputes With Kuwait

Iraq announced on Wednesday that it had finalised several agreements with Kuwait on long-running disputes, including the issue of of compensation to Kuwaiti Airways from Iraqi Airways. Under the deal, Iraq will pay Kuwait $300 million in cash and will invest another $200 million in a joint Iraqi-Kuwaiti airline venture, to settle a claim by […]

Baghdad-Mosul Flights Resume After 9 Years

Flights between Baghdad and the northern city of Mosul have resumed after nine years of disruption, reports AKnews. An Iraqi Airways flight carried 40 passengers from Mosul to Baghdad and authorities plan to launch flights between the two cities on a regular basis. The Director of Mosul Airport, Sardar Hasan, said there will be two […]

Direct Flights Between Iraq and India

Indian aviation authorities have approved a plan by Iraq’s national carrier, Iraqi Airways, to operate four return flights every week to Baghdad — two each from Delhi and Mumbai. “The first flight will be launched on February 12,” Bharat Bhushan, Director General of Civil Aviation, told The Indian Express. An Indian ministry official said: “We […]

Iraqi Airways Sells Old Fleet

The state-owned Iraqi Airways is offering one of its old Boeing jetliners for sale as scrap as it continues to sell off the remnants of a decades-old fleet that was moved to neighbouring countries after Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait. The 737-200, parked for years at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan, had been […]

Kuwait May Attempt to Seize Iraqi Assets

Kuwait Airways will seek compensation from Iraq for having allegedly stolen its aviation equipment and 10 aircrafts worth $1.2 billion during the first Gulf war, according to a report from Al-Arabiya. A lawyer from the Airline is quoted as telling Iraq Oil Report that the company will seek to enforce a 2006 English Supreme Court […]

Kuwait Airways to Pursue Iraqi Assets

According to a report from The National, lawyers for Kuwait Airways have vowed to seize international assets owned by the Iraqi government following a recent court ruling in its long-running dispute with Iraqi Airways. A UK court ruling has granted Kuwait Airways the right to file proceedings against the Iraqi government and ministries of transport […]

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% […]

Iraq to Sell Off Aircraft

Iraq’s Transportation Ministry said on Tuesday that Iraq has decided to sell all its aircraft parked at airports in Jordan, Tunisia and Iran by the former Ba'athist regime. “The Transportation Ministry has got the approval of the Council of Ministers to sell all its aircrafts, parked in Jordan, Tunisia and Iran, possessed by the Iraqi […]

Govt. Gives Thumbs Up to Baghdad-London Route

The Iraqi transport ministry said it approved a proposal by a private firm to re-open the Baghdad-London air route after a 20-year hiatus, according to a ministry press release on Sunday. “The ministry has given the green light to al-Nasser, a private sector company, to re-operate the airline linking Baghdad to London,” read the release […]