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This page provides links to all currently operating international, regional, domestic, passenger and cargo airlines registered in Iran.Click on Airline Name for contact, fleet, route and accident data.


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Airlines in Iran
Airline Main Base
IATA code
ICAO code
IATA Prefix
Start of ops.
ATA Airlines Tabriz (TBZ)
I3
TBZ
2009
Atrak Air Tehran (THR)
-
ATA
2012
Caspian Airlines Tehran (THR)
RV
CPN
1993
Iran Air Tehran (THR)
IR
IRA
096
1973
Iran Airtour Mashhad (MHD)
B9
IRB
461
1992
Iran Aseman Airlines Tehran (THR)
EP
IRC
815
2001
Kish Air Tehran (THR)
Y9
KIS
780
1991
Mahan Air Tehran (THR)
W5
IRM
537
1993
Meraj Air Tehran (THR)
-
MRJ
2010
Naft Airlines Tehran (THR)
NV
IRG
2009
Payam Air Tehran (THR)
2F
IRP
1996
Pouya Air Lines Tehran (THR)
-
PYA
2012
Qeshm Airlines Qeshm (GSM)
-
QSM
1993
Saffatt Airlines Tehran (THR)
-
IRV
1998
Safiran Airlines Tehran (THR)
-
SFN
1990
Sepehran Airlines Shiraz
-
SHI
2015
Taban Air Mashad (MHD)
HH
TBN
2006
Taftan Air Tehran (THR)
-
SBT
2003
Zagros Airlines Abadan (ABD)
ZV
IZG
2005

Airlines defunct since 2000 in Iran
Airline Fate
IATA code
ICAO code
Start of ops.
End of ops.
Aban Air -
K5
ABE
2006
2007
Aram Air -
-
IRW
2000
2002
Aria Air Lines AOC suspended 24/7/09 following loss of Il-62, later resumed. Ceased ops in 11/14
-
IRX
2001
2014
Aria Air Tour Renamed to Aria Air Lines
-
IRX
2000
2001
Atlas Air -
-
IRH
1995
2002
Chabahar Air Ceased own ops in 2002 and became an affiliate of Iran Air
-
IRU
1999
2002
Eram Air -
YE
IRY
2005
2009
Fars Air Qeshm -
QE
QFZ
2006
2013
HESA Airlines Suspended ops in 9/13, resumed limited services in late 10/13 as Sepahan Airlines
-
SPN
2011
2013
Iranian Air Transport Renamed 12/10/09 to Iranian Naft Airlines
-
IRG
1992
2009
Pariz Air -
-
IRE
1997
2001
Parsair Reorganized as Yas Air
-
PRA
2006
2008
Photros Air -
-
KHP
2006
2007
Sepahan Airlines Ceased ops in 8/14 following the crash of EP-GPA
-
SPN
2013
2014
Tehran Airways -
-
THR
2001
2002
Yas Air Blacklisted by a 6/10 resolution of the UN Security Council
-
MHD
2008
2014

Airline hull loss accidents in Iran
Date
Airline Aircraft type Reg. Location Fatal
Cat.
10-Aug-14 Sepahan Airlines HESA IrAn-140-100 EP-GPA near Tehran-Mehra... 39 crashed
09-Jan-11 Iran Air Boeing 727-286 EP-IRP near Urmia (Orumi... 77 crashed
26-Aug-10 Iran Aseman Airlines Fokker 100 EP-ASL Tabriz Airpo... 0 crashed
24-Jan-10 Kolavia, op.for Taban Air Tupolev 154M RA-85787 Mashhad Airp... 0 crashed
03-Aug-09 Saha Air Boeing 707-3J9C EP-SHK Ahwaz Airpor... 0 crashed
24-Jul-09 DETA Air, op.for Aria Air Ilyushin 62M UP-I6208 Mashhad-Shah... 16 crashed
15-Jul-09 Caspian Airlines Tupolev 154M EP-CPG near Qazvin 168 crashed
15-Feb-09 HESA HESA IrAn-140-100 HESA90-04 near Isfahan/Shah... 5 crashed
19-Jan-09 Chabahar Airlines, op.for Iran Air Fokker 100 EP-CFN Tehran-Mehra... 0 crashed
02-Jan-08 Iran Air Fokker 100 EP-IDB Tehran-Mehra... 0 crashed
16-Mar-07 Bulgarian Air Charter, op.for Kish Air DC-9-82 (MD-82) LZ-LDD Kish Island ... 0 crashed
01-Sep-06 Iran Air Tours Tupolev 154M EP-MCF Mashhad Airp... 28 crashed
28-Mar-06 Phoenix Avia Antonov 12BK EK46741 near Payam Airport 0 crashed
20-Apr-05 Saha Air Boeing 707-3J9C EP-SHE Tehran-Mehra... 3 crashed
10-Apr-03 ZUA Antonov 2R SP-WPZ Qum 0 crashed
23-Dec-02 Aeromist Kharkiv Antonov 140 UR-14003 near Baghrabad 44 crashed
20-Feb-02 Kish Air Tupolev 154M EP-LBX Mashhad Airp... 0 crashed
12-Feb-02 Iran Air Tours Tupolev 154M EP-MBS near Sarab-e Do Rah 119 crashed
17-May-01 Faraz Qeshm Yakovlev 40 EP-TQP near Sari 30 crashed
18-Jul-00 Iran Aseman Airlines Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000 EP-PAU Ahwaz Airpor... 0 crashed
02-Feb-00 Iran Air Airbus A300B2-203 EP-IBR Tehran-Mehra... 0+ 8 destroyed
16-May-99 ZUA Antonov 2R SP-WLI Naser Abad 0 crashed
02-Jun-98 ZUA Antonov 2R SP-WNF   1 crashed
05-Jan-98 Iran Air Fokker 100 EP-IDC near Isfahan-Shah... 0 crashed
09-Jun-96 Iran Air Boeing 727-286 EP-IRU near Rasht Airpor... 4 crashed
19-Apr-95 ZUA Antonov 2R SP-WNY Qom   crashed
12-Oct-94 Iran Aseman Airlines Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 EP-PAV near Natanz 66 crashed
15-Nov-93 Aviastar Antonov 124-100 RA-82071 near Kerman 17 crashed
08-Feb-93 Iran Air Tours Tupolev 154M EP-ITD near Tehran-Mehra... 131 crashed
26-Apr-92 Iran AF, op.for NIOC Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M May-15 near Saveh 39 crashed
24-May-91 Metro Cargo Ilyushin 76TD LZ-INK near Kermanshah A... 4 crashed
01-Dec-90 NIOC DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 EP-IOD ? southern Iran 3 crashed
14-May-90 ZUA Antonov 2R SP-WZB Abarqu   crashed
26-Apr-90 ZUA Antonov 2R SP-WPY near Bam   crashed
18-Jun-89 Ariana Afghan Airlines Antonov 26 YA-BAK Zabol Airpor... 6 crashed
15-Oct-86 Iran Air Boeing 737-286 EP-IRG Shiraz Airpo... 3 crashed
20-Feb-86 NIOC Fokker F-27 Friendship 600 EP-IOK ? near Ahwaz Airpor... 0 destroyed
07-Jan-83 Iran Air Boeing 727-86 EP-IRA Tehran-Mehra... 0 crashed
03-Nov-82 Pars Air BN-2A-21 Islander EP-PBE   1 crashed
21-Jan-80 Iran Air Boeing 727-86 EP-IRD near Tehran-Mehra... 128 crashed
25-Feb-78 Air Service Company Fairchild FH-227D EP-AMJ Abadan Airpo... 0 crashed
23-Oct-77 Geoterrex, op.for Uniran Douglas C-47 (DC-3) C-FSAW near Manidar 3 crashed
02-Aug-76 KAL Boeing 707-373C HL7412 near Tehran-Mehra... 5 crashed
21-Nov-74 Air Taxi Co. Dassault Falcon 20E EP-AGX near Kermanshah A... 2 crashed
15-Mar-74 Sterling Airways SE-210 Caravelle 10B3 OY-STK Tehran-Mehra... 15 crashed
11-Aug-72 Pars Air BN-2A-6 Islander EP-PAE Bandar-e-Ganave   crashed
13-Jun-71 Air Taxi Co. Douglas C-47A (DC-3) EP-ADG Shiraz   unknown
13-Apr-70 Air Taxi Co. Douglas C-47B (DC-3) EP-AGZ Ahwaz Airpor... 0 crashed
17-Mar-67 Iran Air Douglas C-47A (DC-3) EP-AEF Bandar Abbas... 0 crashed
15-Feb-65 Iran Air Vickers 782D Viscount EP-AHC Isfahan Airp... 0 crashed
04-May-64 Iran Air Douglas R4D-4 (DC-3) EP-ADI Isfahan   crashed
15-Mar-63 TMA Avro 685 York C.1 OD-ACZ near Karai 4 crashed
20-Feb-62 Iran Air Douglas C-47A (DC-3) EP-AEI near Ahwaz Airpor...   crashed
04-Aug-61 Iranian Airways Douglas DC-4 EP-ADK near Rudsar 0 destroyed
27-May-60 Air Liban Avro 685 York C.1 OD-ACD Tehran-Mehra... 0 crashed
25-Apr-59 Iranian Airways Douglas C-47A (DC-3) EP-ACL near Kerman 0 crashed
22-Oct-58 Hunting Aerosurveys Douglas C-47B (DC-3) G-AMVB Masjid-i-Sul...   unknown
14-Sep-55 Persian Air Services Avro 685 York C.1 EP-ADA near Basra 0 crashed
30-Jun-53 Iranian Airways Douglas C-47A (DC-3) EP-ACV Tehran 0 crashed
25-Dec-52 Iranian Airways Douglas C-47A (DC-3) EP-ACJ near Tehran-Mehra... 24 crashed
22-Dec-51 Misrair SNCASE SE.161 Languedoc SU-AHH near Tehran 22 crashed
01-Dec-50 Iranian Airways Douglas C-47A (DC-3) EP-AAJ near Chamaran 8 crashed
14-Sep-50 Iranian Airways Douglas C-47A (DC-3) EP-AAG near Tehran-Mehra... 9 crashed
06-Jan-49 Iranian Airways Douglas C-47B (DC-3) EP-ACI Birjand Airp...   unknown
16-Jul-47 BOAC Avro 685 York C.1 G-AGNR Az-Zubair 6 crashed
04-Dec-46 Aeroflot Lisunov Li-2   Meshed 24 crashed
17-Jul-35 KLM Douglas DC-2-115E PH-AKM Bushehr (Bus... 0 crashed
06-Sep-29 Imperial Airways de Havilland DH.66 Hercules G-EBMZ Jask Airport 3 crashed

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