600 aircraft enter the Iraqi airspace on average
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Economy News - Baghdad
The General Company for Air Navigation Services of the Ministry of Transport has revealed an increase in the number of aircraft arriving, departing and transiting Iraqi airspace to 600 on average daily.
A source in the company's media said in a statement reported by the official "Al-Sabah" newspaper and seen by "Al-Iqtisad News", that "the company has many development work and achievements that were made thanks to the support of the Ministry of Transport during the current year, including access to achieve an increase in the number of aircraft crossing, coming and leaving Iraqi airspace , As its number reached 600 aircraft on average, while it was previously less than (50) aircraft.
He pointed out that "the Paris conference related to air navigation and transport, which was held during the last period, granted Iraq a third air corridor from northern Kuwait to the Kaban point in southern Turkey to connect the Gulf countries and the Middle East to Europe," noting that "the company also obtained two certificates of validity of automatic landing devices Air guidance by the New Zealand Radiola to ensure safe landing of aircraft. "
The source pointed out that "the achievements of 2019 also included the opening of the optical cable (networking) system that works to connect Iraqi airports to airports of other countries, as Iraq is the only country in the Middle East region that applies this system."