EghtesadOnline: Domestic passenger traffic in Iranian airports registered a year-on-year growth of 13% during the current fiscal year’s first eight months (March 21-Nov. 21), as 17.19 million passengers were flown internally by Iranian airlines during the period.
EghtesadOnline: Over nine million residents in the capital city of Tehran squander an average of 31 minutes per day in traffic, amounting to 4.65 million hours per day and more than 1.5 billion hours per year, CEO of Tehran Traffic Control Company said.
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.
EghtesdOnline: Iran Airports Company registered 88,269 takeoffs and landings during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Aug. 21) to register a 38% decline compared with the similar period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: The early reopening of schools this year on Saturday amid the spread of the novel coronavirus has brought with it heavy traffic jams in the capital city of Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: Around 1,200 trucks carrying Iranian goods to Afghanistan as well as transit goods have been held up at Dogharoun checkpoint in Khorasan Razavi Province’s border city of Taybad located on the Iran-Afghanistan border, according to the manager of Dogharoun border terminal.
EghtesadOnline: The coronavirus pandemic has dealt a heavy blow to the Iranian rail sector.
EghtesadOnline: The resumption of traffic schemes in the capital city of Tehran since June 6 has had close to zero effect on air pollution so far, an official with the Department of Environment said.
EghtesadOnline: The resumption of traffic schemes in Tehran as of last week has reduced traffic congestion in the city’s thoroughfares, but it is increasing passenger density in subway trains, heightening concerns about the spread of Covid-19.
EghtesadOnline: Traffic schemes in Tehran resumed as of Saturday, pushing more people toward using public transportation and increasing the spread of coronavirus.