EghtesadOnline: The Supreme Civil Aviation Council approved a 10% rise in the ticket prices of domestic flights compared with prices set by the Association of Iranian Airlines in the month ending June 20.
EghtesadOnline: Airlines will only be allowed to sell tickets for up to 60% of plane’s total seating capacity as of Oct. 22, Maqsoud Asadi-Samani, secretary of the Association of Iranian Airlines, said on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: All flights between Iran and Turkey will be called off as of Oct. 4, based on a decision by Turkish civil aviation authority, Maqsoud Asadi-Samani, secretary of the Association of Iranian Airlines, said on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: Domestic airlines, which were allowed to sell tickets for up to 60% of their total seating capacity when they resumed operations a few months ago, can now increase their booking to capacity, provided they strictly comply with guidelines of the National Coronavirus Headquarters on new measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
EghtesadOnline: International flights to and from Iran are resuming after more airlines reactivate routes that were cancelled after the new coronavirus spread.
EghtesadOnline: As part of the 80 trillion rials ($350 million) economic relief package for the transportation sector approved by the government, airlines will receive 20 trillion rials ($87 million) in loans to help them weather the hardship caused by the new coronavirus.
EghtesadOnline: After four months of closure due to Covid-19 curbs, both Iranian and foreign airlines are resuming flights to and from destinations in Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian airlines are estimated to have sustained 30,000 billion rials ($187 million) in losses by April 3, as coronavirus has halted flights within the country and abroad.
EghtesadOnline: Airlines and rail companies have been ordered by the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development to waive the fees for changing or canceling tickets in light of the ongoing coronavirus spread.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian airlines are operating flights to bring back Iranians stranded in neighboring countries, following the outbreak of the new coronavirus.