Articles tagged “iran”

FAA Warns Airlines of ‘Increasing Inadvertent Risk’ in Gulf Region

FAA Warns Airlines of ‘Increasing Inadvertent Risk’ in Gulf Region

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

Tensions in the Gulf region aren't going anywhere, and the FAA warns that the instability has the capacity to spread to airlines.

3 months ago

Interest in Iran Tours Rising Globally Despite Americans’ Fears

Interest in Iran Tours Rising Globally Despite Americans’ Fears

Maria Lenhart, Skift

With tensions between the U.S. and Iranian governments escalating, tour operators report that some Americans are rethinking their travel plans. However travelers from other countries are undeterred, and interest in Iran continues to grow.

4 months ago

Demand for Iran Tours Rising Despite U.S. Falloff

Demand for Iran Tours Rising Despite U.S. Falloff

Maria Lenhart, Skift

As antagonism intensifies between the Trump administration and Iran, some American tourists are rethinking plans to visit the country. Barring the start of military activity, tour operators say Iran is a safe and hospitable destination even for U.S. visitors.

5 months ago

Iran Crisis Prompts United to Stop Flying to Mumbai

Iran Crisis Prompts United to Stop Flying to Mumbai

Brian Sumers, Skift

Mumbai is a big route for United. It uses its flagship aircraft. But it's probably best to err on the side of safety.

5 months ago

Trump Sanctions Give Iran’s Qeshm Island a Big Tourism Lift

Trump Sanctions Give Iran’s Qeshm Island a Big Tourism Lift

Ladane Nasseri, Bloomberg

One destination in Iran is finding its business booming after President Donald Trump reimposed U.S. sanctions on the country. The reason: It’s too expensive now for many citizens to vacation elsewhere.

8 months ago

Norwegian Air Jet Stuck in Iran Returns Home

Norwegian Air Jet Stuck in Iran Returns Home

Niklas Magnusson, Bloomberg

Norwegian Air's predicament was compounded by the U.S. government shutdown because that delayed working around U.S. sanctions on Iran.

9 months ago

Norwegian Air Caught in Bureaucratic Tangle After Emergency Landing In Iran

Norwegian Air Caught in Bureaucratic Tangle After Emergency Landing In Iran

Ladane Nasseri, Bloomberg

Iran probably is not the best place to land a new U.S-made aircraft operated by a European airline. But sometimes you just need to get on the ground and deal with consequences later.

9 months ago

European Airline Giants Cancel Iran Services as U.S. Sanctions Begin to Bite

European Airline Giants Cancel Iran Services as U.S. Sanctions Begin to Bite

Ania Nussbaum, Bloomberg

Fringe airline routes are always susceptible to geopolitical changes, and at the moment, flights to Tehran just aren't pulling their weight. The beauty of the business though is if things change, they can always go back.

1 year ago

European Airlines Among Biggest Losers of U.S. Iran Nuclear Deal Nix

European Airlines Among Biggest Losers of U.S. Iran Nuclear Deal Nix

Chiara Remondini, Bloomberg

Investors aren't predicting a doomsday scenario for airlines from the U.S. decision. But like some other decisions made by President Trump, the travel industry stands to lose the most.

2 years ago

Iranians’ Vacations Are Surging During Holiday Break

Iranians’ Vacations Are Surging During Holiday Break

Arsalan Shahla, Ladane Nasseri, and Anthony DiPaola, Bloomberg

Like the Lunar New Year in China, Iran's holiday could increasingly strain its infrastructure. Anyone who can offer a smoother, quicker travel experience for these families could make some money.

2 years ago

Boeing Wins Another Big Potential Sale in Iran

Boeing Wins Another Big Potential Sale in Iran

Julie Johnsson, Terrence Dopp and Richard Clough, Bloomberg

There are so many unknowns. We don't know whether the U.S. government will allow the sale to go through. And we don't know whether Iran's airlines can absorb or pay for all the aircraft they've ordered. They certainly need new planes, but perhaps not hundreds of them from Airbus and Boeing.

3 years ago

U.S. Appeals Court Will Not Reinstate Trump Travel Ban

U.S. Appeals Court Will Not Reinstate Trump Travel Ban

Jason Clampet, Skift

This is good news for travel and tourism, but what travelers and business leaders are looking for here is some semblance of consistency by the U.S. on who can come into the U.S. and how.

3 years ago