MoU allows British-Iranian direct flights to resume

TEHRAN, Mar. 09 (MNA) – Iran and Britain have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to boost cooperation in air transportation.

Reza Jafarzadeh, the Head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization public relations office said the MoU had been signed on Wednesday between Iran and Britain. Iran’s CAO international affairs director and chair of British Civil Aviation Authority negotiating committee were signatories to the deal in CAO’s conference hall.

“The MoU will allow and facilitate increase in number of flights to London and Tehran up to 21 per week in certain air routes; it will also allow cargo flights between two sides without any restrictions,” Jafarzadeh told reporters. “British Airways had stopped flights to Tehran in 2010; the airways however will resume flights beginning July 14, 2016,” he added.

By Mehr News Agency