25-Jan-2011 1:19 PM

Air Arabia sees Iraq as major target market

Air Arabia CEO stated the carrier sees Iraq as a major target market. "We would like to open a hub there. As soon as we get [landing] rights into Iraq, we'll fly" (Gulf News, 25-Jan-2011). He stated bilateral negotiations are taking place, and while they may be difficult, the airline is "looking forward" to tapping into that growth market.