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Iran sees decline in number of domestic flights

Transport Materials 24 April 2023 10:15 (UTC +04:00)
Iran sees decline in number of domestic flights
Elnur Baghishov
Elnur Baghishov
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 24. The number of domestic flights (passenger planes only) via Iranian airports decreased by 9 percent, over the last Iranian year (March 21, 2022, through March 20, 2023), compared to the preceding year (March 21, 2021, through March 20, 2022), as was reflected in the statistics of Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company (IAC), Trend reports.

In total, more than 278,000 domestic flights were carried out from Iranian airports in the last Iranian year.

Meanwhile, the figure stood at approximately 305,000 in the preceding Iranian year.

Month

Number of planes

Last Iranian year (from March 21, 2022 through March 20, 2023)

Preceding Iranian year (from March 21, 2021 through March 20, 2022)

Percentage change (%)

1st month (March 21 through April 20)

23,862

24,665

-3

2nd month (April 21 through May 21)

24,174

22,918

+5

3rd month (May 22 through June 21)

24,287

27,723

-12

4th month (June 22 through July 22)

23,392

28,661

-18

5th month (July 23 through August 22)

22,116

25,497

-13

6th month (August 23 through September 22)

22,743

26,008

-13

7th month (September 23 through October 22)

22,908

26,595

-14

8th month (October 23 through November 21)

23,351

27,267

-14

9th month (November 22 through December 21)

23,604

25,899

-9

10th month (December 22, 2022 through January 20, 2023)

22,899

23,727

-3

11th month (January 21 through February 19

22,294

23,122

-4

12th month (February 20 through March 20)

22,652

22,810

-1

Total

278,282

304,893

-9

There are 54 civil active airports in Iran. Some 14 of them are international airports. An average of 30 million passengers are transported through Iranian airports per year.

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