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Shiraz-Vienna direct flight launched

Shiraz-Vienna direct flight launched

Director General for Fars province airports Reza Badiei-Fard told IRNA on Monday that the first European flight en route Shiraz to Vienna and vice versa established on Monday after negotiations with Austrian Airline Company.

He called the flight as bridge between Shiraz and Europe, adding that according to the schedule, flights from Shiraz will take place on Saturdays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and return flights will be on Fridays, Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays by Airbus 319 and Airbus 320 with seats for 130 passengers.

Badiei-Fard said that the negotiations with the Austrian Airline started since 8 months ago and finally the first flight was done on Monday (July 3, 2017).

He said currently eight domestic and foreign airlines have direct flights from Shiraz for Vienna, Doha, Dubai, Sharjah, Tbilisi, Muscat, Istanbul, Kuwait, Najaf and Baghdad.