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The Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA)
The Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) is the government body responsible for all aviation activities in Iraq under the provisions of Annex 9 (Facilitation) of the Chicago Convention. Its responsibilities and activities include:
- Coordinating with other Iraq agencies for the development and implementation of policy and coordination of ICAO matters, granting flight authorizations, enforcing safety laws, and enforcing economic restrictions.
- Airspace policy, flight permissions, safety regulations, and economic regulations.
New carriers wishing to operate in Iraq must receive full approval/clearance from ICAA prior to flight commencement.
Procedures for Foreign Registered Aircraft
All new carriers desiring to operate in or over Iraq must provide the following information to the ICAA:
- Air Operator Applicant Information.
- The ICAA requests all Air operators to apply packet to the ICAA.
The application shall include:
- A formal letter explaining the proposed request for operation into Iraq.
- Copy of Air Operator certificate with operation specification or equivalent document.
- Copy of valid Aircraft Airworthiness certificate.
- Copy of valid Aircraft Registration
- Copy of applicable pilot certificates and medicals.
- Proof of insurance (including any war risk clause).
- Copy of legal corporate or company papers.
- Ownership of the Air carrier.
- Size of the Air carrier fleet (Owned/leased by the Air carrier).
- Original copy of lease contract.
- Principal place of Business.
- Official agent in Iraq.
- Air carrier code – IATA.
- Name of the ground handling agent in the airport.
- Type of commercial agreement with the national carrier (IAW).