Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board dead

February 18, 2018 10:35 am

Image copyright Konstantin von WedelstaedtImage caption Aseman operates the ATR 72-500 Sixty-six people have been killed in a passenger plane crash in Iran, airline company officials say. The Aseman Airlines plane, en route from Tehran to the south-western city of Yasuj, came down in the Zagros mountains of central Iran....

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Etihad to cancel Tehran flights

December 19, 2017 4:21 pm

UAE’s Etihad Airways will be suspending flights to the Iranian capital, Tehran, from January 2018, it has emerged. The decision, part of the airline’s strategy review, will come into effect from January 24, said a report in Reuters. Etihad’s five weekly flights to Iran’s capital will be reduced to two...

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Saudi Arabia to halt flights, trade with Iran

January 4, 2016 11:59 pm

Saudi Arabia widened its rift with Iran on Monday, saying it would end air traffic and trade links with the Islamic republic and demanding that Tehran must “act like a normal country” before it would restore severed diplomatic relations. Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Reuters in an interview that Tehran...

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