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Iran Air Resumes Ankara Flights

Iran Air Resumes Ankara Flights
Iran Air Resumes Ankara Flights

After a suspension that prolonged for months due to the outbreak of coronavirus, the Airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iran Air, resumed its weekly flights to Turkey’s Ankara on Dec. 23. 
“As scheduled, the flight will depart from Imam Khomeini International Airport at 09:45 a.m. and the return flight will leave Ankara’s Esenboga Airport the same day at 01:55 p.m. local time,” IRNA quoted Hossein Jahani, director general of Iran Air’s Public Relations Department, as saying. 
The national flag carrier is also operating two weekly flights between Tehran and Istanbul.
Flights between the two neighboring country were called off as of Oct. 4, based on a decision by the Turkish civil aviation authority. 
As per IranAir's announcement, Turkish aviation authorities issued permission for the flag carrier to operate limited flights between the two countries following a series of talks held by their officials.

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