Iranian airline resumes flights to Kazakhstan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 4
By Rashid Shirinov – Trend:
The Civil Aviation Committee of Kazakhstan’s Industry and Infrastructural Development Ministry has issued a certificate of a foreign carrier to the Iranian airline Mahan Air, Trend reports via Kazakh media.
On Mondays from March 4 to 25, the airline plans to perform direct regular flights on the Tehran-Almaty-Tehran route on Airbus A310, and from April 1 to October 23, Mahan Air intends to increase the number of flights to twice a week, on Mondays and Wednesdays.
"As a result, the resumption of flights will increase passenger traffic and mutually beneficial cooperation between the countries," the Committee noted.
It should be noted that Mahan Air previously operated flights in this direction, but it has stopped them since March 2017 for economic reasons.
Earlier, the Civil Aviation Committee informed that another Iranian airline Pouya Air applied for accreditation of a foreign carrier in Kazakhstan. From the spring-summer 2019 season, the airline plans to start operating direct international flights in the Aktau-Gorgan direction. Flights are expected to be operated twice a week on Embraer-145.
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