Transport Minister Kazem al-Hamami announced on Tuesday a formula for a deal to be implemented in 2013 to buy planes from the Canadian company “Bombardier”, pointing out that this contract will serve the fleet of Iraqi Airways modern aircraft
Al Hamami said in a statement that he “visited today the headquarters of a Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bambardair at the Dubai Air Show to view aircraft contracted by Iraq in 2013 with the company to buy five aircraft and has not yet been activated.”
“The new aircraft have high features, as they provide 20 percent of the fuel for regular aircraft,” he said. “The pilot can complete the takeoff and landing requirements without any treatment.
He explained that “the safety factor is very high and has the ability to land unmanned,” adding that “a formula was reached to activate the contract with this company and to use these aircraft to support the fleet of Iraqi Airways with other modern aircraft in line with our aspirations to open air links with countries Different world “.
Al-Hamami said that “the contract was signed with the company and the company is obliged to pay 400,000 dollars for each aircraft as spare parts.” He pointed out that “Iraq is the first country in the region to contract with the Canadian company with the best possible specifications.”