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  • 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.  
  • 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.  
  • 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.  
  • 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...
  • New Terminal at Ardabil Airport
    A new terminal at Ardabil Airport, located in the northwestern Ardabil Province, was inaugurated on Wednesday morning in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani and Minister of Roads and Urban...
  • Urmia-Mashhad Train Launched
    The Urmia-Mashhad passenger train route has been launched.  
  • Tehran to Host Int'l Tourism Expo
    The 13th International Tourism and Related Industries Exhibition is scheduled to open at Tehran’s International Fairground on Feb. 12, 2020.  
  • Iran’s Airport Traffic Down 4%
    Iran Airports Company registered a total of 284,439 takeoffs and landings during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Nov. 21), marking a 4% decline compared with the...
  • New Iran-Oman Flights to Be Launched
    Flights between Muscat, the capital of Oman, and Iran's renowned tourist destination city of Isfahan, in addition to those between Muscat and Lar, the capital of Larestan County in Fars Province,...
  • Mashhad-Baku Flights Launched
    Flights between Baku and Mashhad have been launched on Monday, director general of Khorasan Razavi Province Airports Company, Mahmoud Amani-Bani.  
  • Iran Tourism Ministry Homes In on 30 States to Attract Visitors
    Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism has identified 30 target countries (out of 84 under study) to attract tourists from.  
  • Chabahar Airport Development Project Launched
    The execution phase of Chabahar Airport Development Project in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan started on Thursday, with Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami and...
  • 5% Decline in Iranian Airport Traffic
    Iran Airports Company registered 200,688 takeoffs and landings during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Oct. 22), which indicate a 5% decrease compared with the similar...
  • Incoming Tourists Shift From Europe to Regional Countries
    The inflow of foreign tourists to Iran has been shifting from Europe to regional and neighboring countries, mainly Iraq, Oman, China, Turkey and Azerbaijan, since the last Iranian year (March 2018-...
  • Iran: 6% Rise in Airport Traffic
    Iran Airports Company registered 27,487 takeoffs and landings during the seventh month of the current Iranian year (Sept. 23-Oct. 22), which shows a 6% increase compared with the similar month of...
  • Half a Million Health Tourists Visited Iran Last Year
    Between 500,000 and 550,000 tourists visited Iran from neighboring countries for medical purposes during the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2019), the head of Health and Medical Education...
  • Iran: Tourist Arrivals Increase 24% to Over 5.8 Million
    A total of 5,890,952 tourists visited Iran during the first seven months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Oct. 22) to register a 24% growth compared with the same period of last year, according...