Times of Oman
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Updated: Oman Air avoiding Iraq airspace due to ongoing war, says CEO
August 11, 2014 | 12:00 AM
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Muscat: Oman Air has stopped flying over Iraq airspace as a precautionary measure due to the ongoing conflict, the top official from the national carrier said.

The airline has re-routed its flights to and from Muscat to avoid flying over Iraqi territory.

"This measure was taken as part of our ongoing review of flight paths between Muscat and Europe, and follows our decisions in April not to overfly the Ukraine, and a year ago not to overfly Syria," Paul Gregorowitsch, Oman Air's Chief Executive Officer, said.

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