[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]51 graduated host and hostess to work in the Iraqi AirwaysBoeing Iraq will be handed over modern aircraft in 2017Author: HH, MJM
Editor: HH, NS 2016/01/28 13:17 Number of Views: 407
Long-Presse / Baghdad
Announced Transport Minister Bayan Jabr, Thursday, for the approval of the Boeing Company to hand over Iraq's modern aircraft through 2017, instead of the decade due in the current year 2016, and attributed the reason to the aircraft included in the previous decade become old, and as he emphasized the ministry's determination opening of the two companies For reservations major-mail, he pointed out that the airlines will have 100 new hostess.
He said Bayan Jabr said in a speech during the celebration of 70th anniversary of the founding of the Iraqi Airways in the Palestine Hotel, the capital, Baghdad, and attended (range Press), "The signed contract to take over the aircraft with the Boeing Company in 2008 and we are now in 2016 and we receive meals from these aircraft "noting that" the aircraft contained in the previous decade now become old. "
He said al-Zubaidi, said: "The Boeing Company has agreed to change the contract and postpone taking the planes instead of 2016 and will be receiving in 2017, the latest aircraft to Boeing."
He said al-Zubaidi, that "The ministry plans to open two tablespoons of reserve-mail so that the citizen booking from his home or his office," adding, "The airlines managed to graduate two sessions in the hospitality and we will have to add more than 100 new host soon."
The Transport Minister Baqir al-Zubaidi, announced on Thursday the (12 November 2015), approval of the Company (Boeing) to update the model the rest of the aircraft scheduled to be delivered to Iraq, according to the contract signed in 2008, as revealed that the new model will feature environmentally friendly and increase engines in the seats up to 60 seats, he confirmed that it is in line with the rise in the number of passengers on the Iraqi Airways.
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.
The media reported that the countries (Austria, Sweden, Denmark) aircraft prevented Iraqi Airways from entering its airspace for safety reasons.
The date of the founding of 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 October of 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 aircraft CRJ900 over the past years, bringing the number of his fleet of aircraft to 32 aircraft belonging to the Iraqi Airways.
The Ministry of Transport announced the (March 20 2015) received 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.
It is noteworthy that Transport Minister Baqir al-Zubaidi announced (26th February 2015), that Iraq will receive 13 aircraft from Boeing, over the past year in 2015, while detect the presence of negotiations with Airbus for the purchase of aircraft which, he stressed that Iraqi Airways supported the budget General of the State for 2015 of $ 450 million.