Shiraz International Airport has exclusively revealed that 3 foreign air carriers have shown interest in launching flights to Shiraz.
Negotiations with Austrian Airlines has recently been started, regarding a new Vienna – Shiraz route. Austrian Airlines had earlier expressed its interest in Shiraz when the airline announced the new Isfahan service in November 2015. Negotiations with the 2 other foreign carriers are planned to commence in the near future.
The three new carriers intend to launch services to their respective capitals, Vienna being one of the confirmed destinations.
In February 2016, Ukraine International Airlines received permission from the Ukrainian aviation authorities to start a 3 weekly Kiev – Shiraz service.
As previously reported, Shiraz International Airport is undergoing major development including a new three-storey international terminal.
Photo: Austrian Airlines Group