Transportation

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

Railway Electrification Project in Iran Not Subject to US Sanctions: Russia

The state railroad company Russian Railways says its project to electrify an Iranian railway is completely civilian and not subject to US sanctions.

Iranian Airlines Sign Deal to Buy 40 Russian Planes

Two Iranian airlines have signed separate Memorandums of Understanding with Russia’s major aircraft manufacturer Sukhoi to purchase 40 Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger planes.

Iran to Build Passenger Vessels to Boost Marine Tourism

The Islamic Republic of Iran is to produce different types of passenger vessels to further develop marine tourism in its northern and southern bodies of water.
Iran Designs System to Inspect Airbus A320’s Landing Gear

Iran Designs System to Inspect Airbus A320’s Landing Gear

Iranian engineers have managed to design and manufacture a homegrown system to check the landing gear of Airbus A320.

Airliner Lands in Tehran after Malaysian Passenger’s Heart Attack

A passenger plane en route from Malaysia to Turkey has made an emergency landing at Tehran’s International Imam Khomeini Airport over a Malaysian passenger’s medical situation.

Iranian Airport Using Information Bot to Offer Special Services

An information bot has been developed to offer special services to the passengers at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport, a senior official announced.

Iran to Resume Direct Flights to Erbil as of April 27

Iran will resume direct flights between Tehran and the Iraqi city of Erbil from April 27 after a six-month hiatus which saw Baghdad and its neighbors impose an air ban on the regional Kurdistan government over a secession bid.

Low Toll Fees in Iran Turn Cars into Capital Goods

Automobiles are regarded as capital goods in Iran as they are expensive and at the same time economical to maintain.

Iranian Ministers of Roads, Labour Survive Impeachment

Iran’s Minister of Cooperatives, Labour, and Social Welfare Ali Rabi’ei and Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi have survived impeachment bids by the Parliament after securing a vote of confidence from lawmakers.

Aseman Airlines, Pilot to Blame for February Plane Crash in Iran

Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization has released a preliminary report on the crash of an airliner in west-central Iran last month.

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