Iraqi Airways confirms the conduct of its flights for more than 20 air routes daily,
Iraqi Airways confirms the conduct of its flights for more than 20 air routes daily, and develop a plan to reopen the stalled
10/31/2015 0 Comments
Iraqi Airways announced on Saturday, for continuing to provide the best services for travelers and for all labor sectors that link the aircraft, while the conduct of its flights confirmed for more than 20 air lines per day, referred to a plan to re-open the airlines stalled.
The general director of Iraqi Airways Osama al-Sadr said in a statement received (range Press), a copy of it, that "directed by Transport Minister Baqer al-Zubaidi, an ongoing need to improve the services provided to travelers and an elaborate scheme to transport visitors after the plan has succeeded for the transfer of Iraqi pilgrims from various Iraqi airports to Medina in Saudi Arabia and the airport after the end of the Hajj was transferred all Iraqi pilgrims from Jeddah airport in Saudi Arabia to various airports in Iraq. "
He said al-Sadr, that "Iraqi Airways Based on the directives of the Minister of Transport has been the task of a plan to provide the best services to our valued travelers put as well as the reopening of all airlines that were working," noting that "the company now operates flights according to the movement table prepared and without cancel or postpone any trip. "
He said al-Sadr, that "the Iraqi Airways are now daily passengers to transfer to more than (20) Joey line and to the various countries of the world," he said, adding "the company in the middle of this month signed a major contract with the International Organization for Aviation (IATA) to develop the company after obtaining the approval of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers. "
It is said that Iraqi Airways has transferred visitors knew very large numbers from various countries such as Beirut, Bahrain, Iran, India and others to various Iraqi airports, especially Baghdad and Najaf Airport International Airport.
The Iraqi Airlines announced, on Friday, the (2 October 2015), for receipt of Boeing kind of modern generations, as has shown that the aircraft can accommodate 162 passengers, confirmed that the Iraqi Airways fleet consists of 32 aircraft.
The date of the founding of the Iraqi Airways "Green Bird" due to (18 May 1938), when it recommended the Iraqi Aeronautical Society on the purchase of three aircraft type (Darkin Rapid), in aircraft factories (De Havilland), have reached Baghdad Saturday (first October 1938), and a domestic flights from and to neighboring countries.
Iraq had possessed more than 20 civilian aircraft Ilyushin Russian (Eastern Fleet) an Iraqi Airways prior to 1991, were destroyed, mostly in Desert Storm, and the transfer of the other part of them to neighboring countries during the period of sanctions.
Iraq signed in May 2008, the first two decades with the company (Boeing) US to buy 40 aircraft, and the second with the company (Bombardier) Canadian, to buy ten aircraft, while the Ministry of Finance showed that the total value of the two contracts amounting to five billion dollars.
Iraq and received since the end of 2012 until the month of March 2015 a number of Boeing aircraft within the site with the company's contract and that it is hoped that the end of the year ends in 2018, also received a Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft over the past years.
The Ministry of Transport announced the (March 20 2015) for receipt of new aircraft from Boeing under the contract signed between Iraq and the company during 2008, while confirming that the Iraqi Airways fleet currently consists of 28 aircraft.
The Transport Minister Baqir al-Zubaidi announced (26th February 2015), that Iraq will receive 13 aircraft from Boeing, during the current 2015, while detect the presence of negotiations with Airbus for the purchase of aircraft which, he stressed that Iraqi Airways supported the state budget for 2015 of $ 450 million.