Taban Air CEO has announced the operation of a new flight path between Tehran and Russia’s Astrakhan.
Founder and CEO of Taban Air Airline Company Asghar Abdollahpour made the announcement saying “the airline will operate flights once a week on a regular basis in order to facilitate commutes of Iranian and Russian businessmen”.
The flight leaves Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) every Saturday at 13:30 Tehran local time while the return plane trip will be launched on the same day from Astrakhan Narimanovo Airport (ASF) at 16:00 Astrakhan local time, said the official.
Airbus aircraft will be utilized for the route and in time with the opening of the new air path, a conference on development of trade relations between Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPO) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the major Russian port will be held in Astrakhan.
“Establishment of the new air journey between Tehran and Astrakhan pursues several important objectives including elevation of trade volume between the two sides, escalation of non-oil export to the Russian port as well as exchange of business delegations between the two countries”, said Abdollahpour.
Taban Air CEO further noted that the air route was created in line with the development of relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and neighboring countries. (Russian Aviation/Business World Magazine)