EADS wish to sell Airbus planes to Iraq

05 July 2009

The European Aerospace and Defence group (EADS) aims to sell Airbus planes to Iraqi Airways and break the monopoly currently enjoyed by Boeing with the airline, chief executive Louis Gallois has said, according to Al Watan. 'They have an airline that has only Boeing planes. For me that is a provocation,' Gallois has said jokingly. Gallois was in Baghdad on a visit with French Prime Minister Francois Fillon.

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