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The Green Bird is preparing to fly over European skies Tuesday 06 July 2021 88 Baghdad: Batoul Al-Hasani The Iraqi Airways Company is preparing to resume flying over European airspace during the coming period, and while it receives at the end of this year two Boeing aircraft out of five contracted over the past years, it revealed a trend to reduce ticket prices. The European Union had banned Iraqi Airways in the year 2015. from flying over European airspace because it did not meet the standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization. The spokesman for the company, Hussein Jalil, told Al-Sabah: "The discussions and negotiations are continuing with the Safa Organization, which is responsible for writing positive reports regarding air safety conditions and submitting them to the European Air Safety Organization," noting that "Iraqi Airways through technical committees. It is working to implement and implement international requirements and standards in order to remove it from the black list that includes preventing entry into European airspace.”
The movement to lift the ban on the green bird Airlines announces reaching the final stages of obtaining the IATA certification 2022.05.05 - 09:54 Baghdad - people The Ministry of Transport announced, on Thursday, that it has reached the final stages of obtaining the IATA certificate to lift the air ban on the green bird. And the ministry stated in a statement that “Nass” received a copy of it, May 5, 2022, that “with the follow-up and supervision of the Minister of Transport, Nasser Hussein Bandar Al-Shibli, and with exceptional efforts made by the management and cadres of the General Company for Iraqi Airways, through which it sought to provide professional answers regarding compliance with laws and procedures.” Technical and logistical in order to correct the course, and to demonstrate the efficiency of quality standards in performance, which recently enabled it to obtain the IATA certificate, according to which the air traffic will be lifted from Iraqi Airways, which previously caused the suspension of its flights to the periphery of Europe. The statement added, "The Director General of Iraqi Airways Abbas Omran Al-Zubaidi, in a speech to the European Union, presented an integrated vision for the efforts of the Iraqi government represented by the Ministry of Transport and Iraqi Airways cadres to correct the course of their conditions in line with the procedures of the International IATA Federation," noting that "the company's aspiration and directing it." in measures to improve and modernize its air fleet in line with the level of developments taking place on the global aviation horizon.” The ministry's statement stated that "this change will make the national carrier represented by Iraqi Airways raise the flag over the wings of its green bird, achieve a positive impact on its international standing, and provide the opportunity to fly Iraqi citizens and foreign travelers to any destination in the world." The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority discussed, earlier, with the European Commission and the European Aviation Safety Agency EASA, to lift the ban on Iraqi Airways. A ministry statement, a copy of which was received by Nass, stated that "the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority hosted the expanded meeting with the European Commission and the European Aviation Safety Agency EASA, with the General Company for Iraqi Airways and technical specialists via WebEx visual communication technology." The head of the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority, Captain Nael Saad Abdul-Hadi, said that "the meeting discussed the progress made in the field of technical procedures related to air safety for the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority as well as the Iraqi Airways Company, in addition to discussing the corrective measures that were carried out with joint efforts to lift the ban imposed on airlines. Iraqi Air. For his part, the Director General of the General Company for Iraqi Airways, Abbas Omran Al-Zubaidi, stated that "Iraqi Airways has worked continuously with the concerned and specialists in the Civil Aviation Authority and the European side to complete all international requirements to lift the ban, which will allow the green bird to fly again in the airspace of the European continent." ". The statement indicated that "the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority is in constant contact with international aviation organizations with the aim of fully complying with the application of international aviation safety standards."