Transportation

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

Iran Signs $1.3bn High-Speed Rail Deal with Italy

Iran Signs $1.3bn High-Speed Rail Deal with Italy

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.
124 Iranian Planes Crippled, Waiting for Spare Parts

124 Iranian Planes Crippled, Waiting for Spare Parts

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.
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Iran to Appoint Woman as Head of Flag Carrier Airline

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.
Iran, Italy to Ink €1.2bn Deal on Railway Development

Iran, Italy to Ink €1.2bn Deal on Railway Development

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.

Iran Urges Muslim Nations to Jointly Produce Wealth

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.
Iran Planning to Promote Citizens’ Use of Bicycle

Iran Planning to Promote Citizens’ Use of Bicycle

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.
Iran's Air Traffic Up by 17% after Qatar Crisis

Iran’s Air Traffic Up by 17% after Qatar Crisis

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.
Qatari Airlines Using Iran’s Airspace amid Row with Neighbours

Qatari Airlines Using Iran’s Airspace amid Row with Neighbours

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.
“Jack Lew’s Anti-Iran Remarks Make Airbus, Boeing Worried”

“Jack Lew’s Anti-Iran Remarks Make Airbus, Boeing Worried”

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.
4 Newly-Purchased ATR- Planes Land in Tehran

Four Newly-Purchased ATR Planes Land in Tehran

Four ATR passenger planes Iran purchased from the Franco-Italian plane manufacturer have just landed in Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport on Wednesday.

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