IRAQ. Monetary Hyperlinks-owned Iraq Duty Free this week opened a new 84sq m arrivals store at Basrah International Airport. It marks the completion of the most recent part of renovations of responsibility free retailers at Iraqi airports by the corporate.
Iraq Duty Free stated the store presents travellers “a new buying expertise on arrival” in Basrah. It options finest-promoting objects in the important thing classes of fragrances & cosmetics, confectionery and liquor & tobacco.
The retailer stated: “The newly opened store and the closure of the previous one couldn’t have been achieved with out the assist of the official authorities figures of Iraqi Civil Aviation, Basrah Airport administration and personnel together with the dedication of the Iraq Duty Free administration and workers members.”
It stated that collectively they succeeded in bringing “a contemporary look and a world-class design” to the placement, along with the modernisation of shops at the opposite airports within the nation.
With part 4 of the renovation programme full, Iraq Duty Free now turns its consideration to part 5 and a serious undertaking at the new Kirkuk International Airport. There, a new 140sq m departures store and an arrivals store spanning 110sq m will open by July.
As beforehand reported, in late 2019 Iraq Duty Free Chairman & CEO Ahmed Kamal informed The Moodie Davitt Report that the retailer had signed a ten-12 months contract with the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority and Ministry of Transport to run retailers at Kirkuk International.
The retailer has additionally invested considerably in its operations at Baghdad International Airport, with new arrivals and departures shops at the Iraqi Airways terminal and the worldwide airways terminal opened previously 18 months.