Aviation has boomed in the past decades, with low-cost airlines helping make travel affordable to more people, but the industry faces a major challenge to play its part in cutting emissions responsible for global warming.
The partial government shutdown is starting to strain the national aviation system, with unpaid security screeners staying home, air-traffic controllers suing the government and safety inspectors off the job.
Technology-based companies have made good investments in the aviation industry in recent years and should expand cooperation in this area, said the head of Iranian Civil Aviation Organization on Sunday.
Iran is to hold a major international aviation exhibition on Kish Island in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday to display its latest achievements in aircraft and aviation tools, systems and equipment industry.
Civil aviation officials were expected to endorse a proposal that would have airlines buy credits to offset rising carbon emissions in the sector, at a 10-day meeting that opened in Montreal on Sept. 27.
President Hassan Rouhani unveiled plans for turning the country into a big power in the civil aviation industry in light of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a final nuclear deal between Tehran and the world powers.