machnumber From Greenland, joined Jul 2011, 45 posts, RR: 0 Posted (2 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 1552 times:
Hi I have noticed that Alitalia756 (Rome to Tehran) makes a stop in Ankara. This stop is not mentioned in the company website. Neither do they offer a flight to Ankara. AZA757 the return flight makes a stop as well. Any ideas?
JoeCattoli From Italy, joined Aug 2005, 569 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (2 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1417 times:
The aircraft makes a tech stop on the outbound sector to get enough fuel to get back to Ankara, as it cannot refuel in Tehran.
I'm positive that when European countries refused to refuel Iranian planes the Iranians did the same in retaliation.