Iran’s Esfahan Airport hosts Turkish, Austrian planes
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 5
By Farhad Daneshvar - Trend:
Turkey's Onur Air has launched new flights from Istanbul to Iran's Esfahan City, an Iranian aviation official said.
Ali Qasemzadeh, the head of Esfahan Airport, has said that the airline organizes three round-trips per week on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Istanbul to Esfahan, IRNA news agency reported. According to the official the airline has launched the flights since March 27.
He further touched upon a delayed plan to operate flights from Austria to Esfahan and said Austrian Airlines plans to inaugurate the flights as off late August.
Austrian Airlines was expected to launch the flights to Esfahan since late March but the company postponed the plan due to some problems, he said.
He did not provide further details about the reasons for postponing the plan. Austrian Airlines has announced its plan for organizing four flights per week to Esfahan. Austrian Airlines, however, operates 14 flights to capital Tehran per week. On average about 75 flights depart from or touch down at Esfahan Airport per day.