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Cablegate: Delivery of Baghdad Commercial Air Service Notice

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS KUWAIT 002989

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EB/TRA/AN JOE YOUNG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAIR IZ KU
SUBJECT: DELIVERY OF BAGHDAD COMMERCIAL AIR SERVICE NOTICE

REF: STATE 193275

On July 4, Econ Couns conveyed to Kuwait Airways Corporation
(KAC) Chairman, General Manager, and Director of Aviation
Services reftel's information concerning the Office of the
Coalition Provisional Authority (OCPA) notice soliciting air
carriers to apply to provide scheduled passenger-only
commercial air service to Iraq. KAC staff also were given a
print out of the Department-provided notice as proposed for
posting on the OCPA website (www.cpa-iraq.org). Staff of KAC
Chairman Ahmad Faisal Al-Zabin informed Embassy on July 7
that senior KAC leadership would decide that day on whether
to respond to OCPA's solicitation.
JONES

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