The Ministry of Transport announced on Sunday, for the supply of advanced aircraft in terms of size and modern designs and low prices.
According to a statement of the ministry received / scales News / copy of "Transport Minister Bayan Jabr attended the ongoing talks between the Iraqi Airways Company and Pong America, and was attended by all the Iraqi side, Osama al-Sadr General Manager of the company, heads of departments and Samer Kubba, Director General of Civil Aviation Authority, and on the side Donald Calvin sales manager Middle East and North Africa region in Bong company. "
He added that the "Pong company attended to discuss for the first time in Iraq technical its team to update signed with the company in 2008 and Contracts equip Iraqi Airways aircraft, which will be changed Mhark aircraft to one of the modern which will provide 15% of the fuel consumption type," noting that "the coming years _i_hd supply Pong sophisticated aircraft in terms of size and modern designs in addition to talking about lower prices due to the global financial crisis, the company has agreed to that. "
Zubeidi also stressed "his commitment to keep pace with the evolution of aircraft equipped with sophisticated services such as the / Wi-Fi / service and other", directed "taking into consideration the development taking place in the aircraft industry and that their engines be environmentally friendly."
The minister praised the "efforts of the US ambassador Steward Jones, who attended to the airport", praising his support for the cooperation between the two sides. "
The talks lasted two teams technicians Iraqi and US Pong for more than four productive hours will benefit and development of the Iraqi Airways ".anthy 29 / z 3
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