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Iran Calls for Opening Joint Shipping Line with Qatar

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for further expansion of relations with Qatar, especially by launching a joint shipping line between the two Persian Gulf states.

Iran Slams Disrespect for Islamic Headscarves at Tbilisi Airport

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the country has lodged its strong protest with Georgia over the problems which some Iranian passengers faced at Tbilisi airport.

New ATR Planes Land in Tehran on Eve of US Sanctions

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.

5 ATR Passenger Planes to Join Iran’s Air Fleet

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.

Pilot’s Error Main Cause of Iranian ATR Plane Crash: Official

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.

Tehran’s Int’l Airport Ready to Send 27,000 Hajj Pilgrims

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.

Iran, Switzerland Sign Railway Agreement

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.

Aliyev Calls for Accelerated Implementation of Iran-Azerbaijan Railway Project

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has urged the speedy construction of a railway that connects the Iranian and Azeri cities of Astara to each other.

Tough Days ahead of Iran’s Civil Aviation: Iran Air CEO

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.

Attempt to Hijack Passenger Plane Flying over Iran Fails

An attempt to hijack a passenger plane flying from the UAE’s Dubai to the Afghan capital of Kabul has been foiled.

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