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Two More ATR Planes Land in Tehran

Two more turboprop planes made by Franco-Italian plane manufacturer ATR have arrived at Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport on Saturday.

Iran Denies Reports It Refused to Issue Flight Permit for Bulgarian Plane

Iran has dismissed media reports that it refused to issue a permit for a plane carrying the Bulgarian Prime Minister to pass through the Islamic Republic’s airspace.

Iranian Aircraft’s Tyre Bursts While Landing in Mashhad

A Caspian Airlines passenger plane with 112 people on board has suffered a tyre burst while landing in Mashhad International Airport.
Iran to Launch First Air Taxi Service in Two Months

Iran to Launch First Air Taxi Service in Two Months

The first air taxi service in Iran is going to be established in the north-eastern city of Bojnourd within the coming months, an Iranian official announced.
Kurdistan Airports

Ban on Kurdistan Airports Causing Daily Loss of $60,000

Baghdad’s ban on the arrival and departure of foreign flights at/from Kurdistan airports has reportedly caused a loss of 50 to 60 thousand dollars a day.
S. Korea, Germany to Finance Development of Iran’s Electric Trains

S. Korea, Germany to Finance Development of Iran’s Electric Trains

Iran’s Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development says South Korea and Germany will provide funds for the development of electric trains in the Islamic Republic.

“US Ban on Plane Sales to Iran Runs Counter to JCPOA”

An advisor to Iran’s Leader says the US Congress’ move to block sales of aircraft to Iran is in violation of the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.

Iran Gives 5 European States Ultimatum over Plane Purchase Contracts

Iran has issued ultimatums to five European states to stick to their commitments under the contracts earlier signed on selling airplanes to Tehran, otherwise the country may revise its deals.
Iran Urges India to Speed Up Railway Construction

Iran Urges India to Speed Up Railway Construction

An Iranian official has called on India to accelerate the construction of a railway in southern Iran under a mutual agreement.
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Germany Willing to Provide Iran Air with All-Out Assistance: Envoy

German ambassador to Iran has expressed his country’s willingness to provide assistance to Iran's flag carrier airline, Iran Air.

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