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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

  • 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...
  • Kish Island to Host Iran AirShow
    07/24/2018
    The Ninth International Iran AirShow is scheduled to open on Nov. 26 at Kish International Exhibition Center, the official website of the expo (www.iranairshow.com) announced. The four-day event...
  • Photo: Alireza Izadi
    07/23/2018
    Iran’s flag carrier airline, Iran Air, has no plan to renovate its fleet with Russian-made Sukhoi jets, even now that buying aircraft from western planemakers has faced serious challenges amid US...
  • Isfahan Airport to Increase Plane Parking Capacity
    07/23/2018
    Isfahan International Airport’s parking project has started with the aim of increasing the airport’s parking capacity from 10 to 23 airplanes, the director general of Isfahan Province Airports...
  • Payam Cargo Airport to Operate Passenger Flights
    07/18/2018
    Payam International Airport, a cargo airport located in Karaj, Alborz Province, will start operating...  
  • Int’l Airlines’ Presence in Iran Boosted After JCPOA
    07/16/2018
    A total of 51 foreign airlines are now operating in Iran, up from fewer than 40 before the implementation of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. ...
  • New Jahrom Airport Terminal Under Construction
    07/14/2018
    A new terminal at Jahrom Airport in the southern Fars Province is under construction, which is expected to become operational in the spring of the fiscal March 2020-21, the director general of Fars...
  • New Managing Director for Aseman Airlines
    07/12/2018
    Iran Aseman Airlines’ board of directors appointed Mohammad Gorji as the new managing director to replace Hossein Alaei who had resigned.  Gorji is a highly experienced aviation industry expert...
  • 12% Rise in  Shiraz Int’l Flights
    07/02/2018
    Shiraz International Airport saw a 12% rise in the number of flights during the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 21-June 21) compared with last year’s corresponding period....
  • 2 Terminals to Add 115m to IKIA’s Annual Passenger Capacity
    07/01/2018
    Two major development projects at Imam Khomeini International Airport, namely the construction of Salam and Iranshahr terminals, will considerably expand the major Iranian airport’s capacity. IKIA...
  • MoU With Serbia to Expand Flights
    06/26/2018
    Iran Civil Aviation Organization has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Civil Aviation Directorate of Serbia on expansion of flights between the two countries, Iran’s Ministry of Roads...
  • Aside from European countries, 70-75% of other countries are using EASA standards and regulations.
    06/18/2018
    Plans are underway to update and implement new rules and regulations regarding different aspects of Iranian airports, based on the European Aviation Safety Agency's protocols. Speaking to...
  • Boeing Will Not Deliver Any Aircraft to Iran
    06/09/2018
    Iran will use all possible legal channels to pursue its interest over Boeing’s decision to cancel its deal with Iran Air, the minister of roads and urban development said. “We should not be...
  • 06/09/2018
    Iran Air is planning to launch Tehran-Sydney services later in 2018, using Airbus A330-200s. Speaking on...
  • Iran’s EMS Starts Operating 6 New Airbus Air Ambulances
    05/29/2018
    Six newly-purchased Airbus air ambulances (BK 117-C2), all purchased after the lifting of nuclear-related sanctions, officially joined Iran’s Emergency Medical Services’ fleet, marking the...

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