Transportation

Shipping, road haulage, public transport, rail freight, aerospace and passenger travel are all covered in this section.

Iran Air-Plane

Iran says planes ready for US flights

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.
Iran air

Number of flights to European capitals to rise: Iranian official

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.
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.
Iran Air

Tehran started planning to renovate airliners Iran Air, Aseman

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.
Sukhoi Superjet

Russia negotiating supply of ‘Sukhoi Superjet’ to Iran

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.
plane

Iran says 14 new planes to join its civil fleet by yearend

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

India to finance Iran rail tracks exports

India has signed a contract worth $233 million with Iran for exports of rail tracks by companies including Steel Authority of India.
Ship trade

Sanctions-hit Iran ports come back to life

International shipping lines are stepping up port calls to Iran as the country’s massive maritime trade sector is emerging from sanctions.
Hormuz Strait

Iran building major port near Hormuz Strait

A multi-purpose port Iran is building near the Strait of Hormuz has absorbed 700 million euros in foreign investment. Officials say the new port can turn into one of the biggest and most discussed international ports in the world.
plane

Minister hold negotiations with passenger plane manufacturer

Abbas Akhundi said that due to sanctions during the past decades Iran has just managed to buy second-hand planes, noting the renovation of the national air fleet is an absolute necessity.

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