Haider Ali Jawad -16/02/2013-11: 57 am
Iraqi Airways will resume flights to Kuwait immediately next Wednesday after a hiatus of 22 years.
Transport Ministry adviser, said Karim Al-Nuri: "Iraqi Airways will
resume flights to Kuwait immediately next Wednesday from Baghdad
international airport, and flights a week depending on passenger
He added: "there are problems in granting entry visas to
travellers Kuwait Iraqis, adding that the number of flights will be
increased number of travellers."
Al-Nouri said: "the return
flights between Iraq and Kuwait came after resolving all problems with
Kuwait Airways, adding that its resumption will smooth flights that took
3 hours, was leaving to Bahrain and then on to Kuwait and vice versa."
He said: "Kuwait Airways to resume flights to Baghdad soon" unspecified ".
Kuwait was received in January from Iraq half a billion dollars in compensation to Kuwait Airways.
Foreign Minister Sabah Al-Khalid said Kuwait agreed to settle the issue
of compensation to Kuwait Airways on 23 October, the Emir of Kuwait
signed a decree to approve financial settlement reached between the two
sides with Iraq by paying 500 million dollars as compensation to Kuwait
Kuwait has already filed suit against Iraq
regarding damage to aircraft caused by the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in
1990, the claim for payment of 1.2 billion dollars for Kuwait Airways