KLM Stopping Flights to Iran

KLM Airbus A330-200


Dutch airline KLM will stop offering flights in to Iran citing economic reasons and insists the decision is not political.

The Washington Post reports:

‘Spokesman Joost Ruempol of KLM, a subsidiary of Air France-KLM, said Saturday the decision to end the Amsterdam-Tehran route was made for economic, not political reasons.

KLM will continue selling tickets until the end of March.

As part of a review of routes, KLM is also halting service to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia and Khartoum, Sudan.’

Lufthansa is now the only Western European carrier offering service to the country.

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