Transport receives a letter from the European Commission on lifting the ban on Iraqi planes
Tuesday 08, February 2022 22:12 | economic Number of readings: 192
Baghdad / NINA / - The Ministry of Transport announced today, Tuesday, that it had received a letter from the European Commission on lifting the ban on Iraqi aircraft.
The ministry said in a statement, "The Minister of Transport, Nasser Hussein Bandar Al-Shibli, discussed with the Ambassador of the European Union Mission to Iraq the lifting of the European ban on Iraqi planes in European airspace."
According to the statement, the minister stated that "during the meeting, they discussed the possibility of lifting the restrictions imposed on the green bird and the importance of the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority passing the ICAO audit and working to overcome obstacles and solve problems in front of this sensitive file to restore confidence in front of European countries and the whole world with the technology and development of Iraqi airlines."
The statement added that "the ambassador of the European Union handed the Minister of Transport the message of the European Commission General for Mobility and Transport, which carries with it praise and compliments for the meeting that took place on December 14, 2021 between the European Commission, the European Union Agency for Aviation Safety (EASA), the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority and Iraqi Airways. And on the progress made in implementing international standards, making some observations necessary to implement in order to achieve the lifting of the European ban on Iraqi aircraft. /End 8