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Iraq Places Ban On Turkish Airlines  
User currently offlineleftyboarder From Turkey, joined Apr 2008, 693 posts, RR: 1
Posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 7477 times:

Apparently Iraq has banned Turkish airline companies from its airports (Atlas, Pegasus, TK, Onur operate to Iraq) in response to Turkish courts ordering the seizure of Iraqi aircraft as a result of Iraqi oil company debt to Turkey.

CNN Reports: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/11/20/world/meast/iraq-turkey-flights/

I'd say this is shooting yourself in the foot for Iraq; Turkish airline companies have basically covered the entire market and provide great connections to Europe and the rest of the world. Of course both sides will be losers in this case. I hope this ban is reversad as soon as possible.

[Edited 2011-11-21 01:32:17]

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User currently offlineraffik From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2006, 1716 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 6569 times:

Tit for tat! This will benefit the other airlines who serve Iraq- and there are a few now including the national carrier that
has its own direct services into Istanbul.
Who knows what the future holds?



Happy -go- lucky kinda guy!
User currently offlineSteelyman From Andorra, joined Feb 2007, 118 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 6387 times:

Anyone has any news? I heard it's already solved


BRGDS, Mike
User currently offlineTK787 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4434 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 6287 times:

What I hear, it might be solved by tomorrow, maybe sooner.

User currently offlineTK787 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4434 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 6030 times:

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/1166870/1/.html
Sounds like it is over.


User currently offlinerjm777ual From UK - England, joined Nov 2011, 246 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 5429 times:

Thats good for both sides!


Greetings from Dulles!
User currently offlineATL From United States of America, joined Nov 2011, 68 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 5403 times:

And everything is back to normal    I was thinking that it would have been a shame for TK to lose Iraq services since it is one of their specialty as a major airline to have connection to such places.

User currently offlinenitepilot79 From Turkey, joined May 2008, 269 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (2 years 9 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 5258 times:

Do TK crews recieve danger pay for flying into BIA?


En Buyuk Turkiye, Baska Buyuk Yok!
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