The security problems railroad travel is exposed to in Turkey are far from settled, the managing director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways said.
Iran cancelled all trains heading for Turkey on Thursday and said it will not dispatch any train there until Turkish authorities make official comments on a bomb attack on Tehran-Ankara train.
After a hiatus of over three decades, Iran is now looking into the possibility of launching direct flights to the United States in light of the removal of sanctions that have prohibited the country from doing so.
A French delegation will come to Iran soon to discuss the number of direct flights between Tehran and Paris, said the deputy head of Iran's Civil Aviation Organization.
The renovation will help Iran regain its previous position as a key aviation hub in the region, said Akhoundi.
Officials in Tehran say the country has serious plans to use the opportunities that the last week’s breakthrough in nuclear talks with P5+1 has provided to promote its domestic airline industry.
The Russian minister of transport has said that Moscow is negotiating with Iran on the supply of Russian passenger planes Sukhoi Superjet 100 to Iran.
Some 14 Airbus and Boeing passenger planes have been overhauled inside the country and will join the civil fleet before the end of year, said Hamid Habibi.
India has signed a contract worth $233 million with Iran for exports of rail tracks by companies including Steel Authority of India.
International shipping lines are stepping up port calls to Iran as the country’s massive maritime trade sector is emerging from sanctions.