Iran is set to introduce air taxi services before the current fiscal year ends in March 2020, a deputy roads minister says.
In a talk with Fars News Agency, Shahram Adamnejad added, “Before the current Iranian year comes to an end, we are set to introduce air taxi services.”
According to Adamnejad, the services will cover at least two areas. He did not elaborate.
Whether the services will be operated by a private company or a government entity has not been decided yet.
An air taxi is a small commercial aircraft that makes short flights on demand.
A recent spike in electric vehicle sales in B.C. is part of a global trend that saw 5.1 million EVs sold last year, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
During the extended Norouz holidays (March 16-April 6), more than 7.37 million passengers took to public road transportation to make 705,173 trips, Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization reported.
Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri underlined his country's determination to build roads and railways to link the Persian Gulf states to Syria and the Mediterranean region.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday inaugurated a railroad line connecting the city of Qazvin to the provincial capital of Rasht in northern Iran.
South Africa's AngloGold Ashanti (JSE:ANG) (ASX:AGG) (NYSE:AU) is selling its stake in Northern Colombia Holdings to Royal Road Minerals (TSX-V:RYR) as it looks to focus on its other local exploration projects, which have longer shelf life and the ability to deliver higher returns.
Construction of Sirjan-Kerman Railroad kicked off on Monday. The project will cost 889 billion rials ($7 million) and take 30 months to complete, the CEO of Golgohar Mining and Industrial Company, located in Sirjan, said.