TEHRAN (Iran News) – The number of international flights of Iran’s airlines in the month to August 21 increased 64 percent compared to the 31-day period to July 21.
Iranian airlines carried 177,511 people on domestic routes and 141, 44 people on international routes during July 22-August 21, showing 37 percent and 30 percent growth respectively, Fars News Agency reported.
The national carrier, Iran Air, had a growth of 26 percent in the mentioned month by carrying 2.216 million tons of cargo.
The total number of flights of Iranian airlines in the said period was 2,938 sorties, 13 percent higher than the previous month.
Meantime, reports said in September that the number of foreign flights passing through the Iranian airspace had increased in the past months amid the coronavirus outbreak in the world.
Figures and data provided by the Iran Airports Company show that the number of passenger and cargo flights passing via the country’s sky has grown in the fifth month of the current Iranian year (July 22-August 21) and increased to 8,431 flights compared with the previous month.
Foreign states have resumed their flights via Iran’s airspace after a halt due to the outbreak of coronavirus.
- source : Iran Daily