EghtesadOnline: A total of 130,525 passengers were transported by Iran’s flag carrier IranAir via 2,389 flights during the fourth month of the current fiscal year (June 22-July 22), registering a 6% increase month-on-month, according to the director of IranAir Public Relations Department.
EghtesadOnline: Trains operated on the Tehran-Tabriz-Sharafkhaneh-Salmas route and back as of August 7, according to the director general of Azarbaijan Region’s Railway Organization.
EghtesadOnline: A30% increase in intercity road passenger transportation fares will come into effect as of June 22, according to an official with the Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization affiliated with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.
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.