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Portugal Calls for Tehran-Lisbon Direct Flights

Portuguese Deputy Foreign Minister Jorge Costa Oliveira called for bolstering relations with Iran, especially in the field of communications, and establishing direct flights between the two countries.
Iran Rajaie Port Activity

20% Increase in Rajaie Port Activity

Director General of Hormuzgan Province’s Ports and Maritime Organization Ehrahim Idani said container operations in Rajaie port have increased by 20% in the past two months, as compared with the same period last year.
Railway

Iran, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan are to be linked via rail in a month

Iran’s vice-president for executive affairs says the railway connecting Iran to Central Asia will come on stream in November.

VP Orders Enhancement of Ties with Indian Ocean Littoral States

First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri ordered administrative agencies to enhance ties with Indian Ocean littoral states on Saturday May 28.

Saudi Arabia suspends Mahan Air over ‘safety’

Saudi Arabia has withdrawn licenses given to Iran's Mahan Air to land in the Persian Gulf kingdom or fly in its airspace over ‘safety’ claims.

Germany’s Auto Supplier Bosch to Open Office in Tehran

A senior official with German car parts maker Robert Bosch said it plans to open an office in the Iranian capital, Tehran, by the end of this year, following the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions.
Akhoundi

Iran planning to renovate airlines: Minister

The renovation will help Iran regain its previous position as a key aviation hub in the region, said Akhoundi.

Official: First Airbus deliveries in July

Airbus' first deliveries to flag carrier Iran Air are due as early as July, said a minister adding that a deal to purchase 114 jets from the European company has been agreed.

Iran Tankers Now Free to Dock at Any Port

A top Iranian oil official said on Friday that sanctions on Iranian shipping lines have been completely removed, adding that Iranian tankers presently have no problem to travel to ports around the world.

British Airways to resume flights to Iran

Iran’s media said on Thursday that an agreement has been signed with Britain that would allow the country’s flag carrier airline British Airways to resume flights to Iran after a hiatus of six years.

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