EghtesadOnline: A total of 242 million tons of commodities were transported across the country via road during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 20-Sept. 21), according to Mehran Qorbani, deputy head of the Road Maintenance and transportation Organization affiliated with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.
EghtesadOnline: A nationwide plan for converting 1.4 million gasoline-powered public transport vehicles and private cars to CNG hybrids has gained impetus.
EghtesadOnline: Belated data released by IranAir show that the airline transported about 304,000 passengers in the first three months of the current fiscal year (March 20-June 20).
EghtesadOnline: The average goods and services Consumer Price Index of the transportation sector in the 12-month period ending Aug. 21, which marks the end of the fifth Iranian month, increased by 47.2% compared with the similar period of the year before.
EghtesadOnline: The Education and Human Resources Institute, affiliated to Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, is scheduled to hold a comprehensive course on trade in September and a meeting where international transportation specialists will answer frequently asked questions (FAQ) in their field of expertise.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said government offices and the public transport system are to reject customers and passengers not wearing face coverings starting Sunday, when a nationwide mandatory facemask policy comes into force to slow the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 359,683 tons of essential goods were transported via railroad from the southern Imam Khomeini Port to destinations across the country during the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 20-May 20) to register a 119% rise compared with the similar period of last year, according to the director general of Khuzestan Province’s Ports and Maritime Organization.
EghtesadOnline: A nationwide scheme has been launched to convert 1.46 million gasoline-powered public transport and commercial vehicles to compressed natural gas hybrids.
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: The Ministry of Roads and Urban Development plans to tap the existing capacity of Iran Mercantile Exchange to fund projects in the transportation and housing sector, an official with the ministry said.