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BA, Air France to Stop Flights to Iran

By John Lee. British Airways (BA) and Air France have both announced that they will stop flying to Iran in September, saying that the routes are “not commercially viable.” According to a BBC report, the reintroduction of US sanctions has caused a slump in the value of the Iranian rial, making it harder for Iranians […]

British Airways to Pay $13m Iran Debt

By John Lee. Aviation Iran reports that British Airways will pay a $13-million debt to the Iran Airport Holding Company (IAC). Mohammadreza Emami, vice president of IAC, told Mehr News Agency that foreign airlines operating in Iran have a good record of paying their charges, and only a few have debts to IAC. BA had […]

British Airways Re-starts Direct Flights to Tehran

British Airways has announced that it has today started to operate direct flights to Tehran from London’s Heathrow Airport. The service will run six times a week from Heathrow Terminal 5, using a four-class Boeing 777. Sean Doyle, British Airways’ Head of network and fleet, said: “British Airways has a long history of flying to […]

More Flights between Britain and Iran

High-ranking aviation officials from Iran and Britain signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to increase the number of direct flights between the two countries, Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) announced. According to the cooperation agreement, Iran and Britain can increase the number of direct passenger flights to 42 per week, Director of Public Relations Department […]

British Airways Resumes Tehran Flights

British Airways has announced that it is resuming flights between London and Tehran. The route will launch as a six-per-week service before moving to daily flights from winter 2016. The service from Heathrow Terminal 5 will be operated by a four-class Boeing 777. Neil Cottrell, British Airways’ head of network planning, said: “Iran is a […]