RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 143/21/2
TitleAir Transport
DescriptionFolder of presscuttings, telex reports and digest bulletins on civil aviation and air transport in Iraq, as well as Saddam International Airport. These include reports on the resumption of air travel after the Second Gulf War (1991), a 1980 interview with the director general of the Iraqi Institute of Civil Aviation, a full page advert from an Arabic newspaper with seven illustrations of air travel with Iraq Airways, Crusoe's notes on Iraq Airways, a report on the official inauguration of Saddam International Airport on 28 April 1985 as well as earlier cuttings on the completion of the New Baghdad International Airport Extension in June 1982, a four-page typescript by Abed-Noor Abboud on 'Iraqi Airways: the "Green Bird" takes the challenge to success', Bardawil Middle East Aviation Newsletter No.1469 (1 June 1989), several articles on the purchase of new airplanes for Iraq Airways, the modernisation of their fleet and the addition of new air links to Iran, Jordan and Kuwait
LanguageEnglish; Arabic
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameCrusoe; Jonathan Richard Huthwaite (1953-1991); journalist and writer
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