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-- property of all right thanks so much and I -- rocky Airways was grounded for years on Saddam Hussein was ruling country.
But now the airline has resumed a limited number of flights and the US is helping to make sure.
It stays afloat in today's ultra competitive marketplace fox news's David MacDougall has that story.
Many years Iraqi Airways was virtually bright indeed -- economic sanctions in the military no fly zone.
None they're taking off again launching a handful of routes inside Iraq and across the Middle East.
Passenger yields are.
-- to the daily flight to Dubai.
-- -- -- 98 to 100%.
At a time when many other airlines are cutting back -- going bankrupt.
Iraqi Airways is planning to expand.
With new routes to -- -- like China India.
London and New York.
-- entering an already crowded Middle Eastern market for long and short haul airlines and they'll have to compete with established industry players.
Like royal Jordanian Qatar Airways emirates and gulf there.
Country -- -- more national carriers fly into Baghdad Iraqi Airways -- -- tried to compete directly.
One option could be to -- -- will -- no frills model like Southwest Airlines in the US or eating champ Europe.
Baghdad airport however will become serious refurbishment to cope with the demands of modern air travel.
Just last week authorities -- operations from one -- for work terminal this one.
Which has been virtually argued that the airport was -- in the mid nineteen.
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