Iraqi Airways has been banned from the European Union (EU) and four other European nations following a series of alleged safety lapses and inability to provide documentation to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Iraqi Airways was notified of the ban on July 16, but only came to light over the weekend after the Swedish Transport Agency barred the Iraqi flag carrier from its airspace. The European move came after Iraqi Airways last year applied for a Third Country Operator (TCO) ...

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