Tag Archives | Iraqi Airways

New Air Service Between Basra and Mash'had

Iraqi Airways is planning to initiate its new service between Basra and Mash’had [Mashhad] in eastern Iran, according to a Transportation Ministry statement on Tuesday, quoted by Aswat al Iraq. "The Transport Minister, Amer Abdul-Jabbar, has instructed Iraqi Airways to initiate a route between southern Iraq’s Basra and Iran’s Mash’had from September 9, 2010, with […]

Najaf Airport Installs Automatic Booking Machines

The general manager of Najaf International Airport said on Monday that automatic booking machines are being installed at the airport to allow bookings through the internet. Sadiq al-Laban told AKnews, "The automatic booking system is modern and sophisticated. It would facilitate and confirm bookings through the Iraqi Airways website, and through the official website of […]

Iraqi Airways Properties to Go to State

The Iraqi transportation ministry has said that properties of the bankrupted Iraqi Airways will go to the state, Aswat al-Iraq has reported. The carrier, which had only one old airplane, could not purchase more due to the Kuwaiti compensation claims, the ministry said. The source described the airlines properties as "very little". ( AME Info […]

Iraqi Airways Plane Impounded in London

(Sources: The Telegraph, AFP, Bloomberg) Tensions between Iraq and Kuwait were raised last week when the first Iraqi Airways flight from Baghdad to London for 20 years was impounded at London's Gatwick Airport. The dispute dates back to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, during which 10 Bombardier jets belonging to Kuwait Airways were […]