Prospect for an Iraqi National Airline

The US is pushing to create a new Iraqi national airline and Delta has surfaced as a potential codeshare partner. Delta is already Royal Jordanian to provide air-mail service to Iraq.

The expected case is that the existing Iraqi carrier will be liquidated, along with its outstanding debts to Kuwait and Airbus, and that it would lease aircraft with USAID and World Bank financing.

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