Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Iraqi (baghdad) Aviation  
User currently offlineBrasuca From Brazil, joined Mar 2004, 717 posts, RR: 11
Posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1208 times:

Is there any frequent commercial flight to Iraq already?
If there isn't any yet, what can be the possible airlines to fly it and in what routes?
Will the USA government interfere also in the Iraqi's air system development?
Also, can american airlines have more benefits than other countries' ones? (if there is any U.S. airliner that will fly there ever)

Does anyone have a demand average of pax that Baghdad would have in the next years?

What country would help Iraq to create their Air Force? If it is the USA, I hope they don't commit the same damn error that happened to Iran, Afghanistan and Iraq before.

[Edited 2004-03-10 18:45:32]


Varig, Varig, Varig
2 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineWilco From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 355 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1171 times:

I think I remember hearing that some European airlines were considering picking up once-a-week service to Baghdad.... then that DHL cargo plane got hit with a shoulder-fired missile. After that, I think the commercial aviation plans were scrapped for awhile....

Damaged DHL A300... I think he was on final approach when hit. There is video of the attack out there somewhere....


View Large View Medium
Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Speedbird999




"Ever seen a grown man naked?"
User currently offlineSV777KiloAlpha From Saudi Arabia, joined Dec 2003, 267 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1128 times:

If airlines get the "all clear" from the US Army, then I would believe that the first to serve Baghdad would be:

1. Royal Jordanian
2. Gulf Air
3. Qatar Airways
4. Emirates
5. British Airways



PPL since 2006
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Iraqi Airways.... Saddest Thing In Aviation? posted Sat Sep 25 2004 03:04:21 by MartinairYYZ
Iraqi Air Controllers To Start Working In Baghdad posted Mon May 10 2004 23:31:50 by Pizzaandplanes
Etihad Launches Cargo Service To Baghdad posted Sat Aug 29 2009 01:28:00 by CV580Freak
Irish Aviation 24/09 posted Fri Aug 28 2009 11:42:48 by Neutral
Teddy Kennedy's Aviation Legacy posted Thu Aug 27 2009 08:14:56 by AirFrnt
What Caused The "Classic Aviation" Days Downfall? posted Wed Aug 26 2009 20:10:57 by 7324ever
Balkans Aviation Thread posted Wed Aug 26 2009 14:59:17 by FatmirJusufi
Iraqi Airspace Now Fully Back To Iraqi Control posted Mon Aug 24 2009 15:31:39 by Ryu2
Australian Aviation Thread # 30 posted Sat Aug 22 2009 20:55:09 by QF175
Irish Aviation: Part 23/09 posted Wed Aug 19 2009 10:14:04 by ManuCH