Baghdad-ALsharqiya August 4: Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi dismissed the director of Iraqi Airways Ali Mohsen Hashem and returned him to his previous job against the background of the scandal of delaying the flight of Iraqi Airways between Baghdad and Beirut, and his appointment was contrary to the Prime Minister’s directives not to appoint or transfer to any position except With his consent.
The Prime Minister's Office sent a strongly worded statement to the Minister of Transport, Nasser Badr Al-Shibli, regarding a series of errors, behaviors and failures that marred the Ministry's performance.
The book stipulated that Ahmed Assem Hussein Bandar be returned to his job and terminated his assignment to work with the Minister of Transport against the background of exploiting his influence as a relative of the minister, which led to the delay of the take-off of Iraqi Airways plane to Beirut No. 131 for a long period without legal or administrative justification as well as entering the plane's cockpit And speak to the captain in contravention of instructions.
The anger and discontent prevailed in the ninety minutes that the passengers on board the Iraqi Airways 131 plane spent in Beirut after waiting for the family of an official for more than an hour and a half.
Activists described the circulating footage as a new scandal on board the Iraqi Airways after the passengers were detained without refrigeration before private civilian vehicles approached the entrance of the plane without going through the procedures of checking, checking and boarding the plane that was carrying children and the elderly.