Tag: Iran

Turkish Plane Crashes in Iran Killing 11 on Board

A Turkish private jet flying from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul carrying a group of young women crashed Sunday night in a mountainous region of Iran during a heavy rain, killing all 11 people on board, authorities said. Days earlier, the doomed aircraft carried a bachelorette party bound for Dubai, although it was not […]

Iranian Regulator Grounds Aseman’s ATR Fleet

The Civil Aviation Organization of Iran has grounded Iran Aseman Airlines’s entire fleet of Avions de Transport Régional turboprops in the wake of the crash of ATR72-200 EP-ATS on Sunday, February 18, near Semirom, in southern Iran, which killed all 66 passengers and crew onboard. The regulator said in a statement last week the measure […]

Iran Aseman Airlines ATR-72 Crashes with 66 on Board

An Iran Aseman Airlines ATR-72, registration performing flight from Tehran Mehrabad to Yasuj with 60 passengers and 6 crew, disappeared from radar near the Zagroz Mountains. The wreckage was later found near the village of Semirom (Iran) at the Dena Mountain at an elevation between 12,500 and 13,500 feet. No survivors were sighted. Emergency services […]

Iran Air Takes Delivery of Two More ATR-72s

Iran Air has received two more of the 20 ATR-72s it ordered last year. The seventh and eighth aircraft arrived at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport on New Year’s Eve.  Iran Air, the country’s flag carrier, signed the contract with the Franco-Italian joint venture back in April 2017 to purchase the 20 ATR 72-600 planes valued at […]

Iranian Plane Makes Urgent Landing In Isfahan Airport

An Iranian airplane traveling from the country’s city of Isfahan to Tehran, was forced to make an urgent landing after experiencing technical problems, the head of Isfahan province airports Hassan Amjadi said. According to him, the airplane made an urgent landing in Isfahan airport midnight, IRNA news agency reported. The airplane which was carrying 157 […]

Boeing Concludes $3 Billion Iranian 737 MAX Deal

Boeing has finalized a definitive agreement with Iran Aseman Airlines for the purchase of up to 60 737 MAX commercial passenger aircraft. The deal includes firm orders for 30 737 MAXs, valued at $3 billion at list prices, and purchase rights for an additional 30 737 MAXs. The variants of the MAX series to be […]

Gulf Airspace Ban Set To Ground Qatar Airways Aircraft

The airspace ban by the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain is likely to ground Qatar Airways aircraft, particularly its narrowbody fleet, according to analysts. Following the severing of diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday by three Gulf countries, along with Egypt, over its relationship with Iran and support for terror groups, the CAPA Centre for […]

Russia Stopped To Use Its Air Force In Syria Since May 1

Russia stopped to use its air force in Syria under the memorandum on de-escalation zones in Syria from May 1, Sergei Rudskoi, chief of the main operation department of Russia’s General Staff, said – TASS reported. “From 00:00 on May 1, Russia stopped to use its air force in area designated as de-escalation zones in […]

Iran Aseman A320 Engine Fails and Shuts Down in Flight

An Iran Aseman Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration EP-ZAR performing flight EP-850 from Tehran Mehradbad to Zahedan (Iran), was climbing out of Tehran when the crew stopped the climb at FL140 reporting an engine (V2500) had needed to be shut down. The aircraft returned to Tehran Mehrabad for a safe landing about 20 minutes after departure. […]

Boeing Clinches New $3 Billion Deal with Iran’s Aseman

Boeing confirms the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Iran Aseman Airlines, expressing the airline’s intent to purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes with a list price value of $3 billion. The agreement also provides the airline with purchase rights for 30 additional 737 MAXs. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, an […]