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Long-Presse / Baghdad
Confirmed Iraqi Airways, on Friday, the implementation of the conditions required for the resumption of flights to European airspace, and expressed no objection to fly to Europe by the national airline companies, while Iraqi private airline demanded to grant "national vector" more rights to provide services to the Iraqi passengers and scope.
Said Director of External Relations and Public Information in the Iraqi Airways Salah Tayeh in an interview to the (long-Presse) on the sidelines of the annual celebration of the company (Fly Baghdad) Aviation held Babylon Hotel in central Baghdad, said that "the spirit of competition between the public and private sector is present in all countries of the world advanced ", the competition returned an" important step for the success and support the economy in the countries. "
He Tayeh, that "Iraqi Airways welcomes the creation of atmosphere of competition with other national vector, including the company (Fly Baghdad)," and expressed hope that "those companies elevate the services provided to travelers."
He said Director of External Relations and Public Information, said: "Iraqi Airways would not mind to fly to Europe by the National vectors in case they got the approval of the Civil Aviation Authority, the fact that it will create a spirit of competition among the companies to provide better services," noting that "Iraqi Airways close the resumption of flights to European territory penetrated so requested by the International Organization for Aviation Organization is waiting for a decision. "
For his part, General Manager (Fly Baghdad) in Iraq Abdullah al-Jubouri, said in an interview to the (long-Presse), said that "there are multiple national carriers, provides great options for the Iraqi passengers and avoided restriction with a time limit, both in domestic flights or foreign, in addition to Tickets and prices of services offered options ", noting that" the company (Fly Baghdad) is going at the moment four flights by two indoor and outdoor two more. "
He said al-Jubouri, that "the national carrier companies need greater rights and the area under the advantage enjoyed by Iraqi Airways 100%," and urged the Iraqi government, represented by the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation Authority "Pfsh largest area of national vector to contribute to the provision of services to the Iraqi passengers."
In turn, the President of the Tourism Authority of the Ministry of Culture Mahmoud al-Zubaidi said in an interview to the (long-Presse), said that "the presence of the private sector is important and necessary to create an atmosphere of competition to provide better services for the Iraqi people at all levels," calling to "encourage the private sector it represents the beating heart of the movement business in the field of tourism. "
He said al-Zubaidi, that "tourism in Iraq during the past years have passed in a stage of instability did not live up to the level of ambition", stressing the need for "the advancement of the tourism sector in Iraq through the revival of the tourist areas and an interest in the capital Baghdad and in the rest of the provinces."
The Services Committee in the House of Representatives announced that, in (20 December 2015), more than 123 signatures collection for the purpose of interrogation and Transport Minister Bayan Jabr on the decision to ban airlines from flying over European airspace once and for all, and as pointed out that the motion will be submitted to the presidency Parliament after the end of the legislative recess, indicated that al-Zubaidi, "not in" his promises in finding treatments during the first hosted by the ban when he was "temporarily".
The European Union announced on Friday (11 December 2015), the inclusion of Iraqi Airways in the list of preventing the conduct of flights to Europe, and among the decision was made to Iraq's non-commitment to the implementation of merit by the Union safety requirements, he stressed that this list is important to ensure the safety EU citizens.
The Iraqi Airways of the Ministry of Transportation, announced, in November 28, 2015, that there were "positive indications" resolving the fate of trips to Europe in two weeks, as expressed the hope that reach them Answer written of monitoring organizations Aviation to resolve the issue.
The Ministry of Transportation justified, on Tuesday, the (11 August 2015), not to allow its aircraft to fly over a number of European countries, and stressed that the suspension "temporary", as attributed the reason to the non-application of the company's system of (IOSA), confirmed the provision of alternative aircraft for the purpose of passenger transport.