Transportation

Latest Transportation News in Iran – Shipping, road haulage, public transport, rail freight, aerospace and passenger travel are all covered in this section.

Iranian and Pakistani Cities to Restart Rail Freight Transport

Iran and Pakistan have agreed to resume rail freight transport between the provincial capitals of the two neighbours’ border regions.

Iranian Cars to Enter North African Market

The Islamic Republic of Iran and the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria have signed over a dozen memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on the production of Iranian vehicles in the North African state.

Iran Starts Negotiations with Airbus to Sign Plane Purchase Contract

Iran has begun negotiations with Airbus to finalize the first major deal for purchase of passenger planes since 1979, a senior Iranian official says.

Malaysia’s AirAsia X to Resume Flights to Iran

A senior official with Malaysia’s AirAsia X said on Saturday that direct flights to Tehran from Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok will be resumed, adding that they are going to be operated three times weekly.

Iran Tankers Now Free to Dock at Any Port

A top Iranian oil official said on Friday that sanctions on Iranian shipping lines have been completely removed, adding that Iranian tankers presently have no problem to travel to ports around the world.

Germany’s Auto Supplier Bosch to Open Office in Tehran

A senior official with German car parts maker Robert Bosch said it plans to open an office in the Iranian capital, Tehran, by the end of this year, following the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions.

Britain Exploring Joint Investments with Iran

A British organization called the Middle East Association came to Tehran Chamber of Commerce Industries Mines & Agriculture (TCCIMA) to explore joint fields of...

Japan Eyes Development of Iranian Port: Report

A new report says Japan seeks to play a part in the development of the southeastern Iranian port of Chabahar.

Afghan Minister: Afghan Commodities to Be Exported via Chabahar Port

The Economy Minister of Afghanistan said commodities and minerals from his country will be exported to different parts of the world through the strategic ocean port of Chabahar.

Iran to Spend Over $260m on Renewing Airport Equipment

An Iranian official announced that more than $260m will be spent within the next five years to renovate and upgrade airport radar equipment across Iran.