Iran’s local and international air travel costs have exponentially surged in recent months on the back of inflationary effects caused by the currency crisis
Iran Airports Company registered 230,136 takeoffs and landings during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22), which show a 10% decline compared with the similar period of last year.
Iran’s currency market has lost some of its fluctuating fervor in the past few days, leading to hopes that airlines will also bring down their skyrocketing prices, as some have already done so.
T he International Court of Justice issued a unanimous ruling on Wednesday ordering the United States to lift any restrictive measure with regard to humanitarian trade and civil aviation safety arising from its sanctions against Iran.
Renovation of terminals 1 and 2 of Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport is expected to become complete by the end of the next fiscal year in March 2020.
Larestan International Airport located near Lar, a city and capital of Larestan County in Fars Province, will operate flights to Muscat, the capital of Oman, from August 29, the news service of
Iran Airports & Air Navigation Company, an arm of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, has purchased €81.38 million worth of airport equipment since the nuclear deal was signed between Iran and world powers in 2015, the ministry’s news service reported.
Iran’s flag carrier airline, Iran Air, has no plan to renovate its fleet with Russian-made Sukhoi jets, even now that buying aircraft from western planemakers has faced serious challenges amid US sanctions.
Out of the 51, eight are among the top 10 airlines of the world, namely Air France, Lufthansa, British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, Emirates and Thai Airways.
He added that the number of foreign visitors flying to the airport witnessed a 5% year-on-year growth, going up from 109,219 to 114,313 passengers. The airport transported 2,722 tons of cargo during the three months to register an increase of 19% YOY.
Hawaiian Airlines is reducing the number of flights between Honolulu and the Big Island starting next month. Beginning July 1, the airline will eliminate three round-trip flights to and from Hilo and Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airports daily, an airline spokesman said in an email Monday, the Hawaii Tribune Herald reported.
The Central Bank of Iran issued a directive on Wednesday to outline the regulations and procedures governing the supply of foreign exchange to Iranians traveling visa-free overseas. Before processing the foreign currency purchase applications, the issuer bank at the departure airport needs to ensure the flight card of the applicant matches the declared destination, the directive reads on CBI’s website.
“Various sanctions have been imposed on Iran’s civil aviation, but the industry has managed to live on … Iran will make use of its experience in the past years,” Reza Jafarzadeh told IRNA on Friday.
Franco-Italian planemaker ATR is ready to deliver a number of airplanes to Iran Air before the US sanctions’ revival in August, an advisor to the minister of roads and urban development said on Monday.
The purchase of new aircrafts following the lifting of western imposed sanctions has given a boost to Iran’s airport traffic
“We are willing to triple this amount for summer. Last year, around 366,000 Iranians travelled to Georgia. Some 100,000 Iranian tourists have visited Georgian cities so far this year,” he said. Heading a delegation, Kumsishvili arrived in Tehran on Sunday for a two-day visit to survey ways of expanding bilateral cooperation with Iranian officials.
Japan Airlines is examining establishment of a new low-fare carrier to increase capacity and take on rising competition from budget operators in Asia’s second-largest economy.
Iran Air, the country’s flag carrier, announced plans to increase its weekly flights to Qatari capital Doha from May 1, to meet the growing demand for flights to Qatar and in line with the government’s policy to expand ties with the neighboring country.
Reza Jafarzadeh, CVO’s spokesperson, as saying. Besides, the prices are only determined by airlines and published in their official website. “Any overcharge by ticket sellers is an offence and is subject to prosecution,” Jafarzadeh emphasized. Inspections by CVO and airlines are among the measures to control the prices.
T o mark Earth Day on April 22, some members of the travel industry are responding to the conflict of interest between travel and love of the earth with the launch of carbon offset programs and new policies that allow consumers to erase part of their carbon footprint.
Tabriz International Airport in East Azarbaijan Province registered 15,725 takeoffs and landings in the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2018), indicating a 6% rise compared to the year before, according to Mostafa Safaei, the head of East Azarbaijan Province’s Airports Company.
I ran’s Imam Khomeini Airport Company plans to hold an international tender to select qualified contractor to develop the first phase of a new airport passenger terminal (named Iranshahr) and related infrastructure with a planned capacity of 25 million passengers per year at the Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran.
Iran Air, the country’s flag carrier, will take delivery of 14 brand-new airplanes, include three Airbus jets, three Boeing jets in addition to eight ATR turboprops, by the end of 2018, if it manages to provide the down payments set in the contracts.
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Akhoundi added that a decision has also been made to start ferry services between Chabahar and Karachi ports. Both countries would also cooperate to upgrade Zahedan-Quetta Railroad to resume passenger train services between the two cities.