The Baghdad Post

Iraq receives 13th Boeing plane in 2017 last quarter

Iraqi Air Lines announced on Saturday that Iraq will receive the 13th Boeing plane by the last quarter of 2017.

Head of Iraqi Air lines media office Salah Tayeh said that the deal comes as apart ot the signed contract with Boeing company to deliver Iraq 45 planes by the last quarter of 2017.

The contract was modified to add other 4 tips. The plane engine to be environmentally friendly, the expansion of their seats and  some luxuries features like LEDs and WIFI service as well as reducing the price.

On February 26, 2015, Iraqi Transport Ministry disclosed a 2 billion loan from US to buy 777 and 787 Dreamliner Boeing air planes.

Iraq did  not receive more planes since the contract was first signed in 2015.

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