Financial Daily from THE HINDU group of publications
Friday, Jan 04, 2002

Port Info

Group Sites

Logistics - Airlines

India, Iran sign air services pact

Our Bureau


THE Government has concluded an air services bilateral agreement with Iran allowing its carrier, Mahan Air, to operate three weekly return flights on the Delhi-Tehran sector including two via Kabul.

The bilateral air services agreement paves the way for re-establishment of direct air links between Delhi and Kabul, which were suspended for the past couple of years.

The air services are to commence as a result of exchange of 700 seats-a-week bilateral air services agreement between India and Iran.

The exact timing of when the flight will commence is to be decided by Mahan Air. Official sources told Business Line that the lifting of the United Nations sanctions on Afghanistan and completion of repair work at Kabul airport will also determine when the air connections between India-Afghanistan are re-established.

Send this article to Friends by E-Mail

Stories in this Section
IA to fly on Sharjah-Thiruvananthapuram route

India, Iran sign air services pact
Chennai operators to roll back congestion surcharge
Need to develop inland waterways transport stressed
Dept of Posts launches SpeedNet service
Karnataka highway project achieves financial closure

The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
Group Sites: The Hindu | Business Line | The Sportstar | Frontline | Home |

Copyright 2002, The Hindu Business Line. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu Business Line