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Iraq is a republic in Southwest Asia, bordered on the north by Turkey, on the east by Iran; on the south by Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the Persian Gulf, and on the west by Jordan and Syria. Iraq has an area of 438,317 sq km (169,235 sq mi). Some of the world's greatest ancient civilizations were developed in the area that made up modern Iraq. Baghdd is the country's capital and largest city

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March 23, 2017 Fly Baghdad was reported as suspended operation in late 2016. Now appears to be Active again [status change]
March 23, 2017Zozik Air appears to be active & ACMI only [status change]
March 22, 2017Azmar Air started operations on 12Oct2005 but appears to have ceased operating [status change]

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Operating DatesStatus

Air Baghdad   

(2003)Began?

^ Comments : Air Baghdad was formed by South African businessman, Peter Henderson in 2003

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Air Kurdistan   

(2009)Began?

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AlNaser Airlines   

2009 - dateActive

^ Comments : AlNaser Airlines operations started on 15Jul2009

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Al-Rafedain Falcon Airlines   

2015 - dateActive

^ Comments : Al-Rafedain Falcon Airlines has taken delivery of its first of two Il-76TDs

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Azmar Air   

2005* - dateActive

^ Comments : Azmar Air was founded in 2005

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Bin Fimas Airlines   

(2006)Began?

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Fly Baghdad   

2015 - 2016Inactive

^ Comments : Fly Baghdad was founded on 15Jul2014 & started operations on 15Jul2015 with three Flights To Erbil. Reported assuspended operation in late 2016

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Fly Erbil   

(2016)Began?

^ Comments : Fly Erbil is intending to start operations in early 2016

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Fly Iraquna   

2006 - 2008Inactive

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IPTC (Iraq Petroleum Transport Company)   

1947* - 1961*Status?

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Iraqi Airways  updated

1946 - dateActive

^ Comments : Iraqi Airways was founded in 1945 as a department of the Iraqi State Railways. Started operations on 28Jan1946 & international on 14Jun1946. International and regional passenger and cargo airline that is flag carrier of Iraq. Flights suspended because of the Gulf war in 1992. Some domestic flights resumed in 2004. Iraqi Airways began flights to Kuwait for the first time since Iraq invaded Kuwait in Aug1990 on 16Feb2013

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Ishtar Air   

2005 - 2010*Inactive

^ Comments : Ishtar Air was founded in 2005 & now appears to have ceased operations

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Jupiter Airlines   

(2005)Began?

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Korek Airlines   

2006 - 2006Inactive

^ Comments : Korek Airlines was established in 2006 and commenced operations in Apr2006. Ceased operations within a month and the aircraft was returned to the lessor on 26May2006

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Kurdistan Airlines   

2005 - 2010*Inactive

^ Comments : First flight of Kurdistan Airlines (Commercial Office of Kurdistan Region Iraq (L.L.C)) landed in Arbil, Iraqi Kurdistan on 21Jul2005

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Magnolia   

2008 - 2012Inactive

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Mesopotamia Air   

2007 - 2008Inactive

^ Comments : Mesopotamia Air was founded in 2006

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Sawan Airlines   

2005 - 2006*Inactive

^ Comments : The first flight of Sawan Airlines was from London's Stansted Airport to Erbil took place on 26Oct2005

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Tigris Air   

2005 - 2009Inactive

^ Comments : Tigris Air was a charter airline based in Baghdad

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United Iraqi Airlines   

(2004)Began?

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Zagros Air   

2013 - 2013Renamed

^ Comments : Zagrosjet takes its name from the Zagros Mountains. It was established in Oct2005 by Zagros Group under the name Zagros Air prior to launch

^ Genealogy : Zagros Air >ZagrosJet

ZagrosJet   

2013 - dateActive

^ Comments : Zagrosjet takes its name from the Zagros Mountains. It was established in Oct2005 by Zagros Group under the name Zagros Air prior to launch

^ Genealogy : Zagros Air >ZagrosJet

Zozik Air   

2006* - 2007*Status?

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