Iran's airports operated more than 1.6 million flights during past two years, having transported 130 million passengers and 1.2 million kg of luggage, said a Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) official.
A senior Iranian transportation official said airlines in the country are preparing to offer satellite-based in-flight Wi-Fi service as access to high-speed Internet during flights becomes more necessary for passengers.
Two new direct flights are to be launched from Iran's western city of Kermanshah to popular destinations in Iraq and Turkey with the expected high season of travels during Norouz (Iranian New Year) holidays.
Russia’s Roscosmos and US company Space Adventures signed a new contract on the flight of two space tourists to the International Space Station (ISS) until late 2021 onboard one spacecraft, the state corporation told TASS on Tuesday.
A flotilla of small boats rescued all 47 passengers and crew from an Air Niugini flight that crashed into the sea short of the runway at an airport in the tiny South Pacific nation of Micronesia on Friday, the airport’s manager said.
Russian scientists from the All-Russian Scientific Research Institute for Physical-Engineering and Radiotechnical Metrology (VNIIFTRI) are developing an optical clock for future spaceflights, including those to Mars, the VNIIFTRI director general, Sergei Donchenko, said.
Russia's Defense Ministry has released fresh information backing its claim that the missile that shot down a Malaysia Airlines flight over the conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine in 2014 was fired by Kiev forces, refuting evidence by an investigation group that pointed the finger of blame at the Kremlin.
As many as 100 passengers and crew reported feeling ill on Wednesday during an Emirates flight from Dubai to New York, and health workers were evaluating them as the airplane sat on the tarmac of JFK International Airport, authorities said.
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.