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Iran Transportation News

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

Iran to Miss Opportunities If It Fails to Adopt FATF: Rouhani

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.

Iran to Boost Traffic Safety by Making Roads Musical

Officials in Iran’s Semnan province say they are going to boost traffic safety across the province by making the roads ‘musical’.

Iran May Use Russia’s Sukhoi to Modernise Its Air Fleet

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.
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Tehran Slams Ankara for Refusing to Refuel Iranian Aircraft

Iran’s Civil Aviation Organisation has expressed its protest at a Turkish company’s unilateral decision to refrain from providing fuel for Iranian passenger planes at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport.

Iran, India, Russia to Discuss Building Alternative to Suez Canal

India, Iran and Russia will meet next month to discuss the operation of a 7,200 km trade and transport corridor that presents a cheaper and shorter alternative to the traditional route through the Suez Canal.

Iran’s Chabahar Port to Play Key Role in Future Economy of Region

Iran, Afghanistan, and India believe the Chabahar port in south-east of Iran, which is being developed by Indian investors, will play a vital role in the future economy of region, particularly in that of the crisis-hit Afghanistan.

Iran FM Attends Opening Ceremony of Istanbul Airport

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, on behalf of the Iranian government, attended a ceremony held on Monday to open Istanbul's new international airport.

All Plane Tickets from Tehran to Iraq Sold Out for Arba’een

Reports show that a significant portion of the capacity of flights from Iran to Iraq has been sold out in the days leading to the Arba’een ceremony, the world’s largest religious gathering which marks the fortieth day after the martyrdom of the third Shiite Imam Hussein ibn Ali (AS).

Striking Lorry Drivers in Iran Demand Tyres, Higher Wages

Lorry drivers in Iran have staged temporary strikes during the recent months, calling on the authorities to increase their wages and control the tyre market, which has put the drivers under great pressure.

Iran to Sue ATR for Failure to Deliver Passenger Planes

Iran says it will file a complaint against the Italian-French aircraft manufacturer ATR for not remaining committed to its obligations under its contract with the Islamic Republic.

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