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British Airways will cease operating flights between Heathrow and Tehran next month, saying the route is not ‘commercially viable’.
The last flight from Heathrow will take off on 22 September, with the final return journey from Iran due on 23 September.
BA restarted the route in 2016 after dropping it in 2012.
Iran is embroiled in a political row with the US after president Donald Trump pulled out of a nuclear deal in May and reinstated harsh sanctions, sparking a war of words between Trump and Iranian leader Ayatollah Khamenei.
In a statement to BBT’s sister title Business Traveller, BA said: “We are suspending our London to Tehran service as the operation is currently not commercially viable.
“We are sorry for any disruption this may cause to our customers’ travel plans and we are in discussions with our partner airline to offer customers rebooking options.
“Alternatively, they will be offered a full refund or the opportunity to bring their flights forward.”