The world’s largest commercial turboprop maker ATR is in talks with alternative buyers for seven remaining aircraft which it has to deliver to Iran under a $536 million deal, the company’s Italian shareholder Leonardo says.
A bike-sharing start-up was officially launched in the Iranian capital Tehran on Tuesday, in a move that city officials hope would help ease problems in the densely-populated, highly polluted city.
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’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.
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.