"The corridor is safe"... More than 450 planes cross Iraqi airspace daily
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The company's general manager, Nizar Ibrahim Al-Ziyadi, said, in a statement issued by the ministry, and received by Shafak News Agency, that this achievement is considered the quality of the navigational services provided by the company's employees, especially the air traffic controllers in the air control units, and their commitment to the standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and their concern for the safety of the skies. Iraq to become a safe corridor linking the east of the land to the west.
In turn, the Director of the Air Traffic Management Department, Ali Nima Abbas, stated, according to the statement, that the increase in the number of aircraft transiting Iraqi airspace has reached more than 450 aircraft, compared to the same period last year, which was 250 aircraft, after intensive contacts with the Federal Aviation Organization (FAA) and multiple meetings. Announcing before her that the pilots’ NOTAM announcement of the Iraqi airspace had been lifted, as it considered the high altitudes above 32,000 feet as safe and valid for the passage and transit of international airlines in Iraqi airspace.
And last Monday, the General Company for Iraqi Air Navigation Services announced the resumption of the most prominent international airlines to pass through Iraqi airspace.
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