Five turboprop ATR planes purchased by Iran under a 2017 agreement landed in Tehran on Sunday, on the eve of the re-imposition of the first batch of US sanctions that will most probably block further plane deliveries.
Five brand new civilian aircraft manufactured by the French plane-maker ATR will join the Islamic Republic of Iran’s air fleet on August 5, 2018.
An official with the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran blamed the pilot and co-pilot for the February crash of an ATR passenger plane that killed 66 people in southwestern Iran.
The first terminal of Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport is ready to dispatch about 27,000 pilgrims from seven provinces to the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, an Iranian official said.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways Company has signed a memorandum of understanding with Matisa, a Swiss railway firm, for the construction and repair of railway tracks and machines in Iran.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has urged the speedy construction of a railway that connects the Iranian and Azeri cities of Astara to each other.
Head of Iran’s flag carrier Iran Air voiced concern about looming problems for the Iranian flights at the foreign airports as the planes are going to be refused fuel under new sanctions.
An attempt to hijack a passenger plane flying from the UAE’s Dubai to the Afghan capital of Kabul has been foiled.
The state railroad company Russian Railways says its project to electrify an Iranian railway is completely civilian and not subject to US sanctions.
Two Iranian airlines have signed separate Memorandums of Understanding with Russia’s major aircraft manufacturer Sukhoi to purchase 40 Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger planes.