Azmar Air was established in 2005 to provide ground-handling service to Sulaymaniyah International Airport (ISU). We have grown to a multinational company providing a range of services such as, ticketing, holiday booking, catering and cargo. We started with a small team of 50 staff and now have grown to over 1000 employees. 

Azmar air was the first company to put forward a Cargo Village concept inside Iraq. After careful planning our organization opened it’s first cargo village named Gulfmar, opened it’s door’s on November 8th, 2014. Gulfmar has gained the respect of the local community and international partners by meeting and exceeding international airport regulations/authorities such as IATA, ISAGO and ICAO. We strive to insure our staff are trained in the latest fields needed to meet international airport regulations, these courses include but are not limited to (Dangerous Good, Cargo Ground Handling, Perishable Cargo, Live Animal).

Our Vision

  • To facilitate cargo movement to Iraq by providing a modern facility to our customers.
  • Create a safe and secure working environment for our staff and customers.
  • Provide a fast, reliable and cost effective service.
  • Create a professional cargo handling team by providing world class training to our staff.
  • Conduct business in such a manner that preserves and protects our environment by utilizing energy efficient equipment daily.

Core Activity

  • Cargo apron handling
  • Cargo terminal handling
  • Warehousing
  • Airfreight services
  • Customs clearance
  • Provide road transportation services
  • Tracking and tracing
  • Special cargo handling

Cargo apron handling

Gulfmar Cargo Village apron can handle up to three B747 freighters at a single time. We house all the latest equipment for operations, our team is fully trained and available to provide excellent customer service. 

Cargo terminal handling and warehousing

We have at our disposal a 36,000sqm warehouse to carry out all activities from shipment arrival to departure from ISU. The cargo terminal is fully equipment with CCTV cameras to ensure safety and security of our customer’s shipment, under the supervision of government authority. Separate storage areas are dedicated to perishable cargo, valuable cargo, dangerous good and export cargo. We take pride in handling our client’s shipment with the outmost carefulness by placing the items in the proper location clearly marked for easy and safe retrieval.

Airfreight, custom clearance and road transportation

Our expert team of staff that we have at our disposal will facilitate a seamless operation and insure a timely delivery. Clearance team is well trained and specialized in handling all types of cargo, if pre-clearance is required then we also arrange that ahead of time. Transportation team has access to a wide-range of tucks and equipment ready to dispatch at clients request. Gulfmar is the sole authorized agent for most of the airlines operating in ISU, we are also capable of exporting cargo to most part of the world. 

Track and tracing

Utilize latest cargo handling system (Galaxy) to support transactions and e-freight. All cargo is recorded in our system that enables our clients to track their shipment online. This type of system is used and recognized by many international airports to handle cargo, interface with all airlines around the globe. 

Special cargo handling

Equipped to handle all types of special cargo such as heavy and odd sized cargo, perishable, live animal, dangerous good, DIP etc. Our cold storage area is 55sqm and freezer facility is 25sqm floor space. 

230Projects Done
68Clients Worldwide
147Owned Vehicles
105People In Team



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