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Iran Aviation News

The very first source for Iran aviation news. We cover news about Iranian Airlines, renovation of Iran's air fleet, airports, destinations along with the latest statistics

  • Iran Airport Traffic Down 10% - September 2018
    10/13/2018
    Iran Airports Company registered 230,136 takeoffs and landings during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22), which show a 10% decline compared with the similar period of...
  • Airfares Expected to Decline in Iran
    10/09/2018
    Iran's currency market has lost some of its fluctuating fervor in the past few days, leading to hopes that airlines will also bring down their skyrocketing prices, as some have already done so. "...
  • Gov’t to Issue Bonds to Pay Back Loans on Iran Air ATR Planes
    09/25/2018
    The government’s Economic Council last week approved a proposal of Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi, based on which the government is to issue 10 trillion rials ($70 million)...
  • Blocked Iranian Travel Agencies Get Back Online
    09/22/2018
    Some 180 online hospitality agencies whose websites were blocked due to a judicial order are back online after the ICT Ministry censured the blockade as heavy-handed and wrong. Last week,...
  • Renovation of Mehrabad Airport Terminals by March 2020
    09/22/2018
    Renovation of terminals 1 and 2 of Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport is expected to become complete by the end of the next fiscal year in March 2020. Mohammad Reza Zahmatkeshan, an official...
  • Online Travel Agencies Blocked in Iran
    09/17/2018
    After a media frenzy over online hospitality agencies overcharging customers, the judiciary has stepped in to block access to 180 online platforms nationwide which offer travel services or sell...
  • Alborz Province Launches First Passenger Airport
    09/16/2018
    The passenger terminal of Payam International Airport, located in the city of Karaj 40 km from Tehran, was officially launched on Friday after Taban Airline’s MD88 operated a maiden flight from...
  • New Development Projects Launched at Tehran Airport
    09/15/2018
    Seven construction and renovation projects have been launched at Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport with 700 billion rials ($5.14 million) of government investment. According to the airport’s...
  • New Terminal Opens at Larestan Int'l Airport
    09/13/2018
    Terminal 2 of Larestan International Airport located near the city of Lar in Fars Province's Larestan County was inaugurated on Tuesday, the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development's news service...
  • Airlines Anxious About Rising Costs, Dwindling Business
    09/04/2018
    Airlines have recently voiced concerns about their future operations, underscoring their most serious problems in a letter to President Hassan Rouhani.  Just like other economic sectors in Iran,...
  • Iranian Airlines Cap Ticket Prices for Domestic Flights
    08/27/2018
    Airline operators convened a meeting with officials from the Iran Civil Aviation Organization on Saturday to try to boost demand in the aviation market by revising the ticket pricing policy...
  • Arvand Airlines to Conduct Daily Flights From Maku FTZ
    08/25/2018
    A memorandum of understanding has been signed between Maku Free Trade Zone and Arvand Airlines on Monday for the company to fly between the FTZ and the two Iranian major cities of Tehran and...
  • Saqqez Airport to Be Ready  in 2 Years
    08/21/2018
    The construction of Saqqez Airport, located 266 kilometers from Sanandaj in Kurdestan Province, has made 40% progress and is expected to become complete in two years, the manager of Sanandaj...
  • Larestan Airport to Operate Flights to Muscat
    08/20/2018
    Larestan International Airport located near Lar, a city and capital of Larestan County in Fars Province, will operate flights to Muscat, the capital of Oman, from August 29, the news service of...
  • When the new terminal at Ardabil Airport becomes operational, four airplanes can land and take off simultaneously.
    08/19/2018
    The construction of a new terminal at Ardabil Airport, located in the northwestern Ardabil Province, has made 99% progress and will soon become operational, the director general of Ardabil Airports...
  • IKIA Ranks Third Among  Fastest-Growing Airports
    08/19/2018
    Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport has been distinguished as the third...
  • Over €81m Worth of Airport Equipment Purchased  Post JCPOA
    08/16/2018
    Iran Airports & Air Navigation Company, an arm of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, has purchased €81.38 million worth of airport equipment since the nuclear deal was signed between...
  • Iran: Airfares Skyrocket in Wake of Forex Crisis
    08/14/2018
    The Civil Aviation Organization of Iran issued a directive on Thursday, saying that the foreign currency needed by airlines to finance their ongoing operations would be determined at the rates set...
  • Terminal for Shiraz Int’l Flights Under Construction
    08/07/2018
    A terminal designated for international flights is currently under construction at Shiraz International Airport. According to Director General of Fars Province Airports Company Reza Badieifard,...
  • ATR Deliveries Prove EU’s Support for Businesses Against US Sanctions
    08/06/2018
    The Franco-Italian planemaker ATR Aircraft delivered five new ATR 72-600 planes to Iran Air on Saturday and the jets landed in Tehran a day later on Sunday, which move is interpreted by Iran Air's...
  • 5 New ATRs to Land  in Mehrabad Airport
    08/05/2018
    Five new ATR planes are expected to land in Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport on Sunday 9:00 local time. The landing, which is taking place hours before the deadline for the reimposition of...
  • Larestan Airport to Operate Weekly Flights to Dubai
    08/05/2018
    Larestan International Airport located near Lar, a city and capital of Larestan County, Fars Province, will launch weekly flights from Lar to Dubai, the UAE, and vice-versa from August 13, the...
  • Iran Air Expects Delivery of More ATRs in Coming Days
    08/02/2018
    Photos of at least six brand new ATR 72-600 turboprops made for Iran in the vicinity of Toulouse-Blagnac Airport have surfaced on aviation media outlets in recent days, raising hopes for the...
  • Westminster Making Progress on Iran Airport Project
    08/01/2018
    Westminster Group PLC has made progress in implementing the contract for supplying security equipment at an airport in Iran. The $24 million contract was put on hold following the US withdrawal...
  • Roads and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi inaugurates airport projects in Tehran on July 26.
    07/28/2018
    Eight construction and development projects were inaugurated at the Imam Khomeini Airport City in Tehran on Thursday. Roads and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi, Managing Director of Iran...

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