EghtesadOnline: The capacity of Iran’s passenger shipping is 24.8 million per year, says Mohammad Rastad, the managing director of Ports and Maritime Organization, adding that the figure will rise to 25 million by March 20.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian airlines have purchased eight secondhand passenger planes, says the head of Civil Aviation Organization of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: The Association of Iranian Airlines has sent a letter to President Hassan Rouhani seeking the termination of airlines’ obligation to sell tickets only up to 60% of planes’ total seating capacity for domestic flights.
EghtesadOnline: Atotal of 2,374,344 passengers (2,105,375 Iranians and 268,969 foreign nationals) arrived in Iran during the eight months to Nov. 20, indicating an 85.35% decline compared with the corresponding period of last year, says Arezoo Ghanniyun, an official with the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 4.95 million passengers travelled via railroad during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Sept. 21), which shows a 67.5% decline compared with the similar period of last year, according to data released by Rail Transportation Companies’ Guild Union.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Wagon Pars Company, a manufacturer of rolling stock, has manufactured 275 freight and passenger wagons since the beginning of the current Iranian year on March 20, 234 of which have already joined the country’s rail fleet, according to the company’s CEO.
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: Close to 265,000 passengers were transported by IranAir through 3,136 international and domestic scheduled flights in February, registering a more than 32% growth compared with the same month of 2019, says Managing Director of the flag carrier airline, Touraj Dehqani Zanganeh.
EghtesadOnline: T ehran’s Mehrabad International Airport transported 291,739 passengers during the first month of the current Iranian year (March 20-April 19) to register a 70% decline compared with last year’s similar month, according to the airport’s managing director.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 1.66 million passengers and 17,268 tons of cargos were transported by air in Iran during the 12th month of last Iranian year (Feb. 20-March 19) to register a 54% and 52% year-on-year decline respectively.