Member states of the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) have agreed to increase the capacity of the special transport route, said Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami.
The number of planes flying over the Iranian airspace has significantly increased amid the growing military conflict between India and Pakistan.
A conference on investment in, and the development of the Iranian port city of Chabahar was recently held in Iran, bringing together investors and authorities from 35 countries.
Iran’s flag carrier Iran Air has purchased three Airbus passenger planes from Hungary and added them to its fleet, after the US sanctions prevented it from receiving the brand new Airbus and ATR planes it had purchased.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has described as hasty and unjustifiable the decision made by Germany to withdraw landing permission for Iran’s Mahan Air and said the move breaks the spirit of long-standing relations underway between Iran and Germany.
Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami has held talks with Turkish officials over the revival of the ancient Silk Road as well as the expansion of transportation ties between the two sides.
Iran has dismissed media reports that its Mahan Air's flights to and from Germany will be halted over the US sanctions.
Iranian president says without adoption of the standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and cooperation with foreign banks, chances will be lost and it will be 20% more costly to resolve the country’s economic problems.
Officials in Iran’s Semnan province say they are going to boost traffic safety across the province by making the roads ‘musical’.
The chairwoman and CEO of Iran’s flagship carrier Iran Air says the company will negotiate with any supplier, including the Russian Sukhoi, that can sell aircraft and plane parts to Iran without an OFAC licence.