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'No commercial reason' for Iran's Mahan Air flights to Venezuela

The United States views private Iranian airline Mahan Air's launch of a direct flight from Tehran to Caracas as a "politically motivated gesture" with "no commercial reason," a White House official said on Monday. Iran joins China and Russia which have flown supplies into Venezuela in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro is under pressure to step down and make way for opposition leader Juan Guaido, who is backed by the United States and most Western… ( Ещё...

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gdclendenning 4
I guess when you live in Venezuela, Iran can be considered a vacation...
matt jensen 8
None of Americas business who flies where outside of their country.
matt jensen 3
What I meant to write before I got interrupted was that commie countries support one-another. Only lacking Cuba at this point. Need an edit key here
Cade Emtage 3
I agree that there needs to be an edit key!!!
william baker 1
Don’t even comment on that highflyer. Lol I remember my catholic 747 post a few months ago
Edward Bardes 1
Russia pretty much creates a monopolized market in the Europe-East Asia sector; almost all of those flights have to overfly Russia.
Cade Emtage 2
I noticed this flight yesterday on radar! Shocked me! It was still quite far from Caracas and I guessed ii was going to Caracas. I kept me eye on it and I was right! This is getting crazier by the day!
n9341c 1
Always after me lucky charms.....
Cade Emtage 1
Sorry, some spelling errors, this is what I meant :)
I guessed it was going to Caracas
I kept my eye on it
lynx318 1
No commercial reason??? Humanitarian aid in, local 'crop' product out...
Lloyd Sharp 0
Shit hole to Shit hole commerce 😎
Bruce Atkinson -1
Russia would never allow US flights to any place within their sphere of influence. Why do we?
srobak 0
You do realize that not only does almost every major, american airline fly to multiple destinations within Russia's "sphere of influence", but also to Moscow itself, right?
Bruce Atkinson -1
Yes.And have for what 40 yrs? The key here is that they do it for commercial purposes. Why would Russia fly to V where inflation is a million %, people are starving and a socialist is on charge. Humanitarian aid?


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