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An ATA airlines passenger plane blew a tire after takeoff on Saturday morning in northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad, but the pilot managed to land the plane with 168 passengers and crew on board safely.
Iran’s deputy minister for roads and urban development says Russia, China, and India have sought investment opportunities in an Iranian transit network that, once completed, would be part of the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC).
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has launched an airport on the Iranian island of Greater Tunb in the Persian Gulf.
Tehran will pursue its legal case against international plane manufacturers, Airbus and ATR, over their failure to supply spare parts to the Iranian airlines, the country’s civil aviation chief says. The related contracts were signed before the United States re-imposed sanctions on Iran in 2018.
A Russian trade official has described the north-south transit corridor, a major portion of which passes through Iran, as of vital significance for Tehran and Moscow.
An Iranian customs spokesman says after the normalization of the situation at the Malik border in Sistan and Baluchestan province, commercial activity has resumed at this crossing between Iran and Afghanistan.
Armenian Prime Minister Niko Pashinyan has said Iranian trucks can use the Tatev-Aghvani alternative road to travel to the Republic of Azerbaijan without paying customs duties from now on. Pashinyan was speaking at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on Thursday.
The remnants of a ship dating back to the 16th century have been discovered off the coast of the Caspian Sea in the north of Iran.
Iran has been earning an average of around $1.3 billion per month in oil revenues despite sanctions imposed by the United States, a report shows.
Iranian Vice President for Scientific Affairs Sorena Sattari on Friday announced the country will soon unveil more technological and scientific achievements in the near future among them electric cars. Sattari added that people will see that the cars are beautiful.
Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Rostam Ghassemi says Iran and Turkmenistan have agreed to improve relations in the fields of transport, energy and trade.
Iran’s border guard chief says the border between the country and Turkmenistan has reopened.
The Imam Khomeini International Airport, the main entry point for foreign flights in Iran, has made PCR tests for coronavirus obligatory for every traveller entering the country, even those who have been vaccinated.
Iran’s national railway network has been registered on the global cultural heritage list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
Iran has banned the entry of visitors coming from twelve countries in order to prevent the spread of the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus.
A charity NGO in Iran is about to launch the world’s first free online taxi service for the disabled people. The service, which is a brainchild of the director of Behesht-e Imam Reza charity, is specifically designed for the disabled with major movement problems as well as the mentally disabled.
A spokesman for Iran's aviation organisation says the country's deals with Airbus and ATR plane manufacturers will be revived if the Vienna talks on the US return to the 2015 nuclear deal bear fruit.