No. 42



Russian Airline Plans Regular Flights To Baghdad As Sanctions Erode

Vnukovo Airlines of Russia said on 12 October that it plans to begin regular passenger flights to Baghdad by the end of this year, starting with a twice-weekly service. If it goes ahead, this will be the first regular commercial service to operate in and out of Baghdad since UN sanctions were imposed in August 1990 and will pose the biggest challenge yet to the air embargo. Earlier this...