Qeshm Air has officially announced their very first route to Europe, only weeks after obtaining EASA’s vital license for operations to Europe.
The new route from Tabriz to Hamburg, Germany will be the airline’s top priority international route. The launch will take place in the near future after noticing an increased demand from tourists visiting the city in Iran’s Azerbaijan Province.
According to Qeshm Air’s CEO Mahmoud Shekarabi, Tabriz will be one of the focus cities for the airline’s new international expansion. Furthermore, Qeshm Air has applied and is awaiting permission to launch flights from Iran to Stockholm, Cologne, Amsterdam, Paris and Brussels. In 2017 the carrier expects to receive a number of A330 aircraft, Arabian Aerospace reported.
The Tabriz – Hamburg route has been praised by Tabriz Municipality, Tabriz Chamber of Commerce, Tabriz International Fair, Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIM), Tabriz International Airport, Iran’s Foreign Ministry and Iran’s Cultural Heritage Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO).
In November 2015, Germany’s Germania ceased its one weekly service from Hamburg to Mashhad.
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