Iraqi Airways has taken deliver of a Next-Generation 737-800.
It is the first of 30 aircraft that the airline ordered in 2008.
"The Next-Generation 737-800 will play a key role in helping us modernise our fleet and integrate into the regional and international commercial aviation system," said H.E. Hadi Al Ameri, Iraq's Minister of Transportation. "
Iraqi Airways currently has 39 Boeing aircraft on order, including 29 Next-Generation 737-800s and 10 787 Dreamliners.