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  • Airfares Plunge Amid Virus Outbreak
    Cancelled flights and reduced demand in light of the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus has prompted airlines to lower their fares below the price levels set for at least 10 busiest air...
  • 66% of Iranian Households Traveled at Least Once in Spring
    Some 25 million (66%) Iranian households travelled at least once in the spring of the current Iranian year (March 21-June 21, 2019).   
  • Iran's 2019 Airport Traffic Reviewed
    Iran Airports Company registered a total of 379,880 takeoffs and landings in 2019. “More than 47 million passengers were transported last year,” says Hamidreza Seyyedi, an IAC official, adding...
  • Slight Rise in Qeshm Airport Traffic
    Qeshm International Airport operated 3,706 takeoffs and landings during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2019-Jan. 20), which indicates a 1% increase compared with the...
  • Growth in Kish Int'l Airport Traffic
    Kish International Airport operated 19,460 takeoffs and landings during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2019-Jan. 20), which indicates a 4% increase compared with the...
  • Visa Waiver for Iraqi Kurdistan Residents
    Iran has extended visa waivers for residents of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region.  
  • Iran Airport Traffic Reviewed
    Iran Airports Company registered a total of 320,524 takeoffs and landings by domestic and foreign airlines during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2019-Jan. 20), which...
  • IranAir Resumes Flights to Stockholm, Gothenberg
    Iranian flag carrier airline's flights to the Swedish capital, Stockholm, and the European country's second-largest city, Gothenburg, have resumed after a three-week halt.  
  • Mehrabad Int’l Airport’s Monthly Traffic Reviewed
    A total of 5,220 domestic flights were operated by 16 airlines at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport during the month to Jan. 20, 2020.   
  • Iran a Major Source of Tourism for Turkey
    More than 2.1 million Iranian tourists visited Turkey in 2019 to register an increase of 5.05% compared to 2018.  
  • New Flights to Qatar Launched
    Iran’s flag carrier airline has launched a new flight from Persian Gulf International Airport in Asaluyeh, Bushehr Province, to Doha International Airport in Qatar, according to Abolqasem Jalali,...
  • 8m Tourists Visit Iran in 10 Months
    Eight million tourists visited Iran during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2019-Jan. 20), Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Minister Ali Asghar Mounesan was...
  • Iran: VAT Exemption for Mid-Level Lodging Properties
    The Iranian Parliament recently approved the exemption of value added tax on services offered by three-star and lower-rated guesthouses, apartment hotels and other lodging properties that have...
  • 1st Direct Flight to Kyrgyzstan in 12 Years
    The first passenger flight from Tehran to Bishkek arrived at Manas International Airport on Feb. 3.   
  • Tehran-Dushanbe-Bishkek Flights Launched
    A flight route from Iranian capital Tehran to Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe and then to Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek was launched on Monday by Iran's Varesh Airline, Iran’s Embassy in Tajikistan...
  • Sweden Approves Resumption of Iran Air Flights
    Iran’s flag carrier has been given the green light by Swedish Transport Agency to resume operating flights to two Swedish cities, namely Stockholm and Gothenburg, after a three-week haul.  
  • Opinion: Tax and Transparence
    Departure tax is a permanent fixture in many parts of the world for people travelling abroad. In some countries, both citizens and foreigners have to pay before moving out by air, sea or land....
  • KLM Resumes Flights Over Iranian Airspace
    Dutch carrier KLM announced Thursday it will resume flights over Iran, about two weeks after it and several other airlines barred flights in the airspace after Tehran accidentally shot down a...
  • Sulaymaniyah-Kish Flights Launched
    Direct flights between Sulaymaniyah in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region and Iran's southern Kish Island have been launched, the director general of Kish Airports Company announced.  
  • Qatar Airways to Continue to Fly to Iran
    Qatar Airways will continue to fly to Iran and has not lost any bookings despite a recent spike in Middle East tensions, Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker said on Wednesday.  
  • Iran Air to Launch Flights to Rome on Feb. 3
    Iran’s flag carrier airline will launch flights to Italy’s capital, Rome, from Feb. 3 upon the increasing requests of Iranians living in Rome.  
  • Airport Traffic Hit by Downturn in Nine Months
    Iran Airports Company registered 318,727 takeoffs and landings during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Dec. 21), which indicate a 3% decline compared with the similar...
  • Iran Air Increases Domestic Flights
    Iran’s flag carrier Iran Air has increased the number of flights between Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province, and Mashhad, the capital of Khorasan Razavi Province.  
  • Upward Trajectory of Iran-Oman Flights
    Direct flights between Iran's renowned tourist destination city of Isfahan and Oman's capital Muscat have been launched, Director General of Isfahan Province Airports Company Hassan Amjadi has...
  • Regular Ferry Services Between Iranian, Emirati Ports
    Ferry boats are now operating regularly between Iran’s Shahid Bahonar Port in Bandar Abbas and the UAE’s Sharjah as well as between Hormozgan’s Bandar Lengeh and Dubai, the head of Ports and...