A number of Iranian airline companies have started talks to lease second-hand aircraft, reports in the Iranian media show, amid a shortage in the fleet that has come as a result of the American sanctions on the country.
Cuba's state airline Cubana has announced that it is scraping flights to seven international destinations following US President Donald Trump's economic sanctions and its latest move in pressuring companies to stop leasing planes to the national carrier.
The CEO of the Airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran Air) — the country's flag carrier — said ATR aircraft manufacturer has requested permission from the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury for the delivery of the turboprops Tehran has purchased.
Eritrea's national airline has made its first commercial flight in two decades to Addis Ababa, the capital of neighboring Ethiopia, the latest step in a surprise peace process between the former foes that began just two months ago.
Air New Zealand Ltd (AIR.NZ) said on Thursday “two recent events” involving Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC (RR.L) Trent 1000 engines had prompted it to cancel and delay some international flights over the coming weeks, making it the latest airline to experience problems.
Ersoy tells Iran Daily: Flights to several Iranian cities to be launched