Iran’s state railway company and its Italian counterpart have signed a deal worth 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) to build a high-speed rail line between Iranian cities of Arak and Qom.
A recent media report says about one and a half years after the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, at least 124 out of 298 planes in the Islamic Republic’s air fleet remain grounded due to the government’s failure to import spare parts from Europe.
If approved by the Iranian cabinet, a woman is going to take the helm at the country's national airliner Iran Air as the first-ever female Iranian heading the company.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRIR) will sign a €1.2-billion deal with its Italian counterpart Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) to build a high-speed railroad between the central cities of Qom and Arak.
A top Iranian official has called on countries within the Muslim world to make joint efforts to produce wealth instead of waging wars against each other.
Despite efforts by Iran’s Department of Environment (DoE) and anti-air pollution campaigns, the use of bicycles has failed to gain widespread popularity across the country. However, the public’s positive reaction to a recently launched challenge has raised hopes to this end.
Qatar’s request to divert flights to Iran after the Arab rift has caused a significant rise in passenger planes using Iranian airspace, the CEO of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization said.
While Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain have closed their borders and airspace to Qatari airlines, Iran would be the best alternative route for the country’s fights to Europe and Africa.
Iran says recent the remarks by a former American official about sanctions on Tehran have worried the giant plane manufacturers Airbus and Boeing, which have made big plane sale deals with the Islamic Republic.
Four ATR passenger planes Iran purchased from the Franco-Italian plane manufacturer have just landed in Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport on Wednesday.