Tag: Iran

We shot down a passenger plane but didn’t mean it
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We shot down a passenger plane but didn’t mean it

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 11, 2020

A Ukrainian plane which crashed outside Tehran earlier this week had flown close to a sensitive military site and was ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?
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Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Yesterday's terror attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia is seen as an escalation adding now to the significant ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran
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War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- ... Read More

Budget Airline SalamAir Muscat to Tehran is second flight destination to Iran
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Budget Airline SalamAir Muscat to Tehran is second flight destination to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

SalamAir, Oman’s first budget airline, has launched its first flight to Tehran, Iran flying Muscat- Tehran three times a week ... Read More

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf
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FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

In a chilling reminder of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 by a US missile, an FAA notice said ... Read More

Security alert: US Embassy in Baghdad warns Americans not to travel to Iraq
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Security alert: US Embassy in Baghdad warns Americans not to travel to Iraq

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

The US Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning US citizens of “heightened tensions” in the country and ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?
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Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?
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Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods
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 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary ... Read More

“Can no longer serve French territory”: France bans Iran’s Mahan Air
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“Can no longer serve French territory”: France bans Iran’s Mahan Air

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

France has revoked the license of Iranian airline Mahan Air from April 1 on its activities outside of Europe, French ... Read More

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?
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Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those of ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries
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Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time ... Read More

AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey
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AITA chief: Iran wants ‘balance in tourist flow rates’ with Turkey

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

Head of the Association of Iranian Travel Agents has emphasized the need to attain a balance in tourist flow rates ... Read More

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project
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Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

In an attempt to build his long-promised 'border wall' without congressional approval, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency. ... Read More

Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block
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Iran puts its oldest charter airline on the block

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 9, 2019

Iran announced that it will auction its the oldest charter airline company. Ahvaz-based Karun Airlines will be offered for public ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha
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IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: ... Read More

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers
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NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019

If you love beautiful things like jewelry, sculpture, lamps, art and antiques, there is no better place to get your ... Read More

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy
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South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 24, 2019

A just-released UN report, provides facts and figures to show the importance of South Asia Tourism. Read More

German authorities cancels all Iranian Mahan Air flights
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German authorities cancels all Iranian Mahan Air flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019

There are no more flights from Iran to Germany on Mahan Air at this time. Mahan Airlines, operating under the name ... Read More

15 killed as Boeing 707 jet crashes into residential neighborhood in Iran
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15 killed as Boeing 707 jet crashes into residential neighborhood in Iran

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019

Iranian Boeing 707 cargo aircraft which crashed on Monday into a residential area, while trying to land west Tehran. According ... Read More

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US
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Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019

Last year, Russia's JSC Sukhoi Company has signed an agreement to deliver 40 new twin-engine regional passenger jets, Sukhoi Superjet ... Read More

US quits UNESCO
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US quits UNESCO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019

The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), citing "anti-Israel bias" persisting within ... Read More

Iran announces its first sports trade show
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Iran announces its first sports trade show

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 25, 2018

Iran is planning to hold its first sports trade show on January 9 and January 10, 2019, official IRNA news ... Read More

Iran: ‘No documented proof’ of Mahan Air ban by Germany
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Iran: ‘No documented proof’ of Mahan Air ban by Germany

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018

Iranian civil aviation denied some media reports that Germany is planning to ban flights of Iran's Mahan Air to Germany ... Read More

Why Iran is important for UNWTO Secretary General  Zurab Pololikashvili?
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Why Iran is important for UNWTO Secretary General  Zurab Pololikashvili?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 20, 2018

The Islamic Republic of Iran is an important country for the UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili. Iran is a member of the UNWTO ... Read More

Qatar Airways flies to Da Nang, Vietnam
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Qatar Airways flies to Da Nang, Vietnam

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Da Nang, Vietnam touched down today at Da Nang International Airport, where ... Read More

Qatar Airways CEO:  Airline has rapid expansion plans
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Qatar Airways CEO: Airline has rapid expansion plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, hosted a media roundtable with global media to discuss ... Read More

Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP
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Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP

editor editor- December 12, 2018

The appointment at SIGEP 2019 already has the participation of over 20 countries scheduled Read More

Worldwide railway organisation concluded 4th UIC Digital Conference
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Worldwide railway organisation concluded 4th UIC Digital Conference

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018

UIC, the worldwide railway organization, organised the 4th edition of the UIC Digital Conference on 6 December in front of ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Foreign tourists flock to Iran’s ancient Shiraz
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Foreign tourists flock to Iran’s ancient Shiraz

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2017

Nearly 65 percent of hotels in Iran’s ancient city of Shiraz, the capital city of Fars Province, have been booked ... Read More

Tourism region in Iran struck by 6.1 earthquake
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Tourism region in Iran struck by 6.1 earthquake

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 4, 2017

The region is known to visitors. An earthquake with magnitude 6.1 occurred 71km NNW of Torbat-e Jam, Iran at 06:09:12.05 ... Read More

Boeing signs first significant deal with Iranian airline under Trump regime
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Boeing signs first significant deal with Iranian airline under Trump regime

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 4, 2017

Boeing has signed a $3.4 billion deal with Iran's Aseman Airlines to supply 30 737 MAX aircraft to the carrier. ... Read More

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore
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Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

editor editor- October 24, 2015

As the record-challenging tropical season winds down following December, drought will continue in parts of Southeast Asia, while snow is ... Read More

Second Iranian tour group arrives in Upper Egyptian city of Aswan
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Second Iranian tour group arrives in Upper Egyptian city of Aswan

editor editor- June 1, 2013

The second Iranian tour group to visit Egypt in decades arrived in the country on Friday, two months after the ... Read More