Iran’s civil aviation regulator has reached a new air services agreement with counterparts from the UK Civil Aviation Authority.

The memorandum of understanding states that each side will be allowed to operate 21 weekly flights between the two countries, the Iranian Civil Aviation Organisation states.

Only Iran Air currently operates connections, with a thrice-weekly Airbus A300 service between Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport and London Heathrow, according to Flightglobal’s Innovata database.

But British Airways has disclosed that it is planning to resume flights to Tehran from 14 July, a service which will become daily from the winter season. BA will use Boeing 777s on the route.

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