NEWS Emirates launches service to Mashad, Iran

Emirates will launch a new service to Mashhad, Iran from September 1st 2015, marking its second gateway into the country. The UAE-carrier will operate to Mashhad with five weekly services utilising an Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Emirates’ sheikh Majid Al Mualla said: “Mashhad’s addition to our global network will enable us to provide flexibility and choice for customers creating new inbound and outbound markets for tourism.”