Iran Airports Company’s Revenues Down 80% Since Covid-19 Outbreak

February 24, 2021
aviation

R evenues from air passenger traffic and aircraft flying over Iran’s airspace have decreased by 80% since the coronavirus outbreak, says Siavash Amirmokri, managing director of Iran Airports Company.

Between 750 to 800 flights used to cross Iran's airspace each day before the outbreak of the virus, which figure has declined to 130 at present, according to the official.

Noting that the pandemic has reduced the number of international flights by 50-60% around the world, the official said, “It has also decreased the number of Iran’s domestic flights by 60%.”

Iranian airports' domestic passenger traffic during the first three quarters of the current fiscal year (March 20-Dec. 20, 2020) declined by 42% year-on-year to 18.3 million, according to the latest report published by Iran Airports Company.

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