Tag Archives | Shiraz

Austrian Airlines drops Isfahan and Shiraz Routes

By John Lee. Austrian Airlines has announced that it will stop flights to the Iranian cities of Isfahan and Shiraz. In a statement, the company said: “Isfahan and Shiraz in Iran will already no longer be represented in the Austrian Airlines flight offering as of the middle of September 2018. However the traditional flight to […]

Shiraz Refinery plans Euro-5 Gasoil Production

Iran’s Shiraz Refinery has signed a deal with UK’s Honeywell UOP for buying the license and basic design of a unit to produce Euro-5 gasoil, the refinery’s CEO said. UOP is a leading international supplier and technology licensor for the petroleum refining, gas processing, petrochemical production and major manufacturing industries. Rehim Shamsedini, the CEO of […]

Oman Budget Airline to serve Shiraz

By John Lee. Oman’s SalamAir is to launch its first service to Iran from 28th February. The budget airline will operate two weekly flights to Shiraz, which it says is seeing increasing popularity as a medical and tourism destination. It also expects to launch services to Tehran and Mashhad in the future. (Source: Muscat Daily)

New Generation of Iranian Hostels attract Younger Tourists

By Maysam Bizaer for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Tourism has been among the main sectors of the Iranian economy that immediately witnessed steady growth after the lifting of international sanctions last year as part of the 2015 nuclear deal. With the rise in […]

President opens 600-bed Bu-Ali Sina Hospital in Shiraz

The 600-bed Bu-Ali Sina Hospital was opened in Shiraz on Thursday in President Rouhani’s presence during his visit to Fars province. President also visited different parts of the hospital and was briefed by the managers of the province about the construction and equipment process. The hospital that offers educational, research and medical services, has various […]

$3bn needed for Airport Development

By John Lee. The Iranian government is reportedly seeking private investors to fund a $3-billion expansion of the airports at Mehrabad, Imam Khomeini, Tabriz, Mashhad, Isfahan, Kerman and Shiraz. Trade Arabia reports that Iran has already gathered around $2.35 billion in foreign investments through memorandums of understanding, and secured $650 million in firm contracts. Among […]

Austrian Airlines to offer Flights to Shiraz

Starting on July 2, 2017, Austrian Airlines will take off four times a week to the Iranian city of Shiraz. The airline will serve this route Vienna-Isfahan-Shiraz, leaving Vienna on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays to make an interim stopover in Isfahan. In addition to existing services of up to 14 weekly flights to Teheran […]

FDI-Funded Solar Farm being Built in Shiraz

Iran is to build a solar power plant near the southern city of Shiraz with its budget supplied by foreign direct investment (FDI). Director General of economic and financial affairs of Fars Province Babak Daei has said the project is one of the 4 initiatives funded by foreign capital in the province. He said a […]

Shiraz Petchem Plant Exports Urea to Brazil

Shiraz Petrochemical Plant has exported a urea cargo to Brazil in a bid to diversify its export destinations. The plant sends goods to India regularly. The company has assumed this strategy of developing its markets and diversifying its products and has exported a urea cargo to Brazil the sanctions’ removal in January 2016. In October, […]

Turkey to Build 10 Hotels in Iran

A Turkish tourism ministry official said Tehran and Ankara have signed an agreement whereby Turkish investors will be allowed to build at least 10 hotels in Iran following a lasting nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and six world powers. Under the terms of the agreement signed between the two nations during a recent Turkish […]

Dubai-Based Company Eager to Finance Projects in Iran

Yellow Door Energy, a company with technical expertise in solar energy projects in the Middle East, has expressed willingness to finance two solar power plants in Iran. Representatives of the company, which is headquartered in the Emirati city of Dubai and is mostly owned by Adenium Energy Capital, held a meeting at the Renewable Energy […]

Sepehran Airlines gets first Boeing B737-300

By John Lee. Sepehran Airlines, based in Shiraz, has added its first Boeing B737-300 to its fleet. The ex-xpressair jet arrived Shiraz last week, according to a report from ch-aviation. It joins three B737-500s and one Do328-300. (Source: ch-aviation)

Minister Updates on Refinery Developments

Iran is to start operating the first phase of Persian Gulf Star Refinery during the second half of the next Iranian calendar year which begins on March 21. The Deputy Petroleum Minister, Abbas Kazemi (pictured), told Shana that the refinery will start producing high-octane gasoline. The Minister, who is also the Managing Director of the […]