Iran Air Retirees Stage Protest Gathering
On March 14, a number of retired employees of Iranian Airlines staged a protest gathering by the airlines’ central offices. According to one of the protesting retirees, the airlines retirement savings is one of the largest in the country. However, due to the reserves being depleted for unaccountable reasons, retirees’ pensions have not being paid. Pointing to the airline general manager’s promise of payments by last May, he added that the March dues and the (Iranian) new year benefits have not been yet paid either.