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Mahan Air
IATA
W5
ICAO
IRM
Callsign
MAHAN AIR
Founded 1993 in Kerman, Iran
Hubs Imam Khomeini International Airport
Secondary hubs Mehrabad International Airport
Bandar Abbas International Airport
Fleet size 24
Destinations 27
Parent company Mol-Al-Movahedin Credit Union
Headquarters Tehran, Iran
Key people
Website: http://www.mahan.aero

Mahan Air (Persian: هواپیمایی ماهان) is a private airline based in Tehran, Iran. It operates scheduled domestic services and international flights to Europe, the Far East, and the Middle East. Its main base is Imam Khomeini International Airport, Tehran. Image File history File links Mahan_Air. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... For the U.S. city, see Kerman, California. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... , For the similarly named Swedish furniture company see IKEA. Imam Khomeini International Airport (IATA: IKA, ICAO: OIIE) (Persian: ) is located in Tehran, Iran. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... , Mehrabad International Airport (Persian: ) (IATA: THR, ICAO: OIII) is an airport that serves Tehran, Iran. ... Bandar Abbas International Airport is an airport in Bandar Abbas, Iran (IATA: BND, ICAO: OIKB). ... A holding company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Iran. ... For other uses, see Tehran (disambiguation). ... Farsi redirects here. ... An Airbus A380 of Emirates Airline An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... For other uses, see Tehran (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... The far east as a cultural block includes East Asia, Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia and South Asia. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... , For the similarly named Swedish furniture company see IKEA. Imam Khomeini International Airport (IATA: IKA, ICAO: OIIE) (Persian: ) is located in Tehran, Iran. ...

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History

The airline was established in 1991 and began operations in 1992 as Iran's first private airline. It joined the IATA in 2001 and is owned by Mol-Al-Movahedin Organisation (96%). It has 1,616 employees (as of March 2007). At its operational launch in May 1993, Mahan Air had a fleet comprising two Tupolev 154 aircraft, a staff of 99 and a route network from Tehran to 2 domestic destinations. Real Mahan Air growth was initiated with the addition of Airbus A300 wide-body aircraft to the fleet in 1999 and the Airbus A310 in 2001.[1] This enabled the airline to reach beyond regional destinations it served at that time. Currently, its route network spans 28 destinations in 12 countries and it has a fleet of 11 all Airbus aircraft. It currently hold 13% of all international flights from Iran[2], and 8% of the domestic market[3]. Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... “IATA” redirects here. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... The Tupolev Tu-154 is a Russian medium-range trijet airliner. ... The Airbus A300 is a short to medium range widebody aircraft. ... This article is about the year. ... The Airbus A310 is a medium to long-range widebody airliner manufactured by Airbus S.A.S. It was Airbus second model to be introduced, and is a shortened derivative of the A300. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ...


Destinations

Mahan Air serve the following as of October 2007:

{ |- |- style="font-weight:bold; background-color: #EBE7E7" | colspan="13" | South Asia |- |India |Delhi |Indira Gandhi International Airport | |- | |Kochi |Cochin International Airport | |- |Pakistan |Lahore |Allama Iqbal International Airport | |- |- style="font-weight:bold; background-color: #EBE7E7" | colspan="13" | Southeast Asia |- |Thailand ||Suvarnabhumi International Airport | |- |- style="font-weight:bold; background-color: #EBE7E7" | colspan="13" | Southwest Asia |- |- |Bahrain |Manama |Bahrain International Airport | |- |Iran |Asalouyeh |Asalouyeh Airport | |- |Iran |Birjand |Birjand International Airport | |- | |Bandar Abbas |Bandar Abbas International Airport | |- | |Dezful |Dezful Airport | |- | |Iranshahr |Iranshahr Airport | |- | |Isfahan |Isfahan International Airport | |- | |Kerman |Kerman Airport | |- | |Kish Island |Kish Airport | |- | |Mahshahr |Mahshahr Airport | |- | |Mashhad |Mashhad International Airport | |- | |Shiraz |Shiraz International Airport | |- | |Sirjan |Sirjan Airport | |- | |Tehran |Imam Khomeini International Airport |hub |- | |Zabol |Zabol Airport | |- | |Zahedan |Zahedan International Airport | |- |Saudi Arabia |Dammam |King Fahad International Airport | |- | |Jeddah |King Abdulaziz International Airport | |- |Syria |Damascus |Damascus International Airport | |- |United Arab Emirates |Dubai |Dubai International Airport | |- | |Sharjah |Sharjah International Airport | |} Map of South Asia (see note on Kashmir). ... For other uses, see Delhi (disambiguation). ... Check-in area of domestic departure terminal 1A Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport (IATA: DEL, ICAO: VIDP), located in Delhi, is one of Indias main domestic and international gateways. ... Cochin redirects here. ... Cochin International Airport (IATA: COK, ICAO: VOCI), also known as Kochi International Airport or Nedumbassery Airport, is located at Nedumbassery, near Kochi (also known as Cochin) in India. ...   (Urdu: لاہور, Punjabi: لہور, pronounced ) is the capital of the Punjab and is the second largest city in Pakistan after Karachi. ... Allama Iqbal International Airport (IATA: LHE, ICAO: OPLA) is Pakistans second largest civil airport after Jinnah International Airport. ... Location of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia. ... Suvarnabhumi Airport (Thai:ท่าอากาศยานสุวรรณภูมิ), also New Bangkok International Airport is the long-delayed new international airport of Bangkok, Thailand. ...  Southwest Asia in most contexts. ... Bahrain from space, June 1996 Manama (Arabic: المنامة Al-Manāmah) is the capital city of Bahrain and is the countrys largest city with a population of approximately 155,000, roughly a quarter of countrys entire population. ... Bahrain International Airport (IATA: BAH, ICAO: OBBI) (Arabic: مطار البحرين الدولي; transliterated: Matar al-Bahrayn ad-Dowaly) is an airport located on Al Muharraq, an island on the northern tip of Bahrain, north of the capital, Manama. ... Asalouyeh (Persian: عسلویه) also transcribed Assalouyeh and Assaluyeh, and sometimes prefixed by bandar, meaning port) is a town in southern Iran, in Bushehr Province. ... Asalouyeh Airport is an airport in Asalouyeh, Iran (IATA: YEH, ICAO: OIBI). ... Birjand (Persian: Storm city) is the capital of South Khorasan province (formerly a subprovince named Birjand or Quhestan, a part of Khorasan province) in the east Iran, known for its saffron, barberry, rug and handmade carpet exports. ... Categories: Iran geography stubs | Cities in Iran | Coastal cities ... Bandar Abbas International Airport is an airport in Bandar Abbas, Iran (IATA: BND, ICAO: OIKB). ... Dezful (Dezh-pol, Dez Bridge) is a city in the Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran. ... Iranshahr is a city in the Sistan and Baluchistan province in southeastern Iran. ... Naghsh-i Jahan Square, Isfahan This article is about the city of Isfahan. ... Isfahan International Airport is the international airport of Isfahan (city), Iran. ... For the U.S. city, see Kerman, California. ... Kerman Airport is an airport in Kerman, Iran (IATA: KER, ICAO: OIKK). ... Kish (Persian: کیش) is an Iranian island and city in the Persian Gulf, and is part of the Hormozgan province. ... Kish Airport is an airport in Kish Island, Iran (IATA: KIH, ICAO: OIBK). ... Mah Shahr is an ancient city and port in the Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran. ... , Mahshahr Airport (IATA: MRX, ICAO: OIAM) is an airport in Mahshahr, Iran. ... Mashhad (Persian: , literally the place of martyrdom) is the second largest city in Iran and one of the holiest cities in the Shiah world. ... Mashhad International Airport or Shahid Hashemi Nejad Airport (IATA: MHD, ICAO: OIMM) is located in Mashhad, Khorasan, Iran. ... For other uses, see Shiraz (disambiguation). ... Shiraz International Airport, Main entrance. ... Sirjan is a city in South of Iran, in Kerman province. ... For other uses, see Tehran (disambiguation). ... , For the similarly named Swedish furniture company see IKEA. Imam Khomeini International Airport (IATA: IKA, ICAO: OIIE) (Persian: ) is located in Tehran, Iran. ... Zabol (زابل) is a city in the province Sistan and Baluchistan, in Iran, on the border with both Afghanistan and Pakistan. ... , Zabol Airport (IATA: ACZ, ICAO: OIZB) is an airport in Zabol, Iran. ... Zahedan (Persian: زاهدان) is an Iranian city and the capital of the province of Sistan and Baluchistan. ... Zahedan International Airport is an airport in Zahedan, Iran (IATA: ZAH, ICAO: OIZH). ... Dammam Corniche Dammam (Also Damman or Ad Dammām) is the capital of the Ash Sharqiyah province in Saudi Arabia. ... King Fahd International Airport (Arabic: مطار الملك فهد الدولي) (IATA: DMM, ICAO: OEDF) is located near Dammam, Saudi Arabia. ... , Nickname: Location of Jeddah Coordinates: , Country Province Established 500+ BC Joint Saudi Arabia 1925 Government  - Mayor Adil Faqeeh  - City Governor Mishal Al-Saud  - Provincial Governor Khalid al Faisal Area  - Urban 1,320 km² (509. ... King Abdulaziz International Airport (Arabic: مطار الملك عبدالعزيز الدولي) (IATA: JED, ICAO: OEJN) is an aviation facility located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. ... For other uses, see Damascus (disambiguation). ... Damascus International Airport (Arabic, مطار دمشق الدولي) (IATA: DAM, ICAO: OSDI) is a public airport located in Damascus, the capital of Syria. ... Coordinates: , Emirate Government  - Emir Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Area [1]  - Metro 4,114 km² (1,588. ... Interior view of Dubai International Airport Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB) (Arabic: مطار دبي الدولي) is the international airport serving Dubai, the largest city of the United Arab Emirates. ... Sharjah Central Souq - Shopping Mall The flag of Sharjah The Emirate of Sharjah (Arabic: الشارقة ash-shaariqah) is a small Country that extends along approximately 16 kilometres of the United Arab Emiratess Persian Gulf coastline and for more than 80 kilometres into the interior. ... Sharjah International Airport (Arabic: ) (IATA: SHJ, ICAO: OMSJ) is located in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. ...

Former

Mahan Air used to serve Birmingham, Colombo, Dusseldorf, Kabul, Manchester, and Tunis. This article is about the British city. ... Map of Colombo with its administrative districts Coordinates: , District Colombo District Government  - Mayor Uvaiz Mohammad Imitiyaz (Sri Lanka Freedom Party) Area  - City 37. ... Düsseldorf in Germany The Düsseldorf Coat of Arms Düsseldorf is the capital city of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. ... For other places with the same name, see Kabul (disambiguation). ... This article is about the City of Manchester in England. ...


Fleet

Due to the sanctions imposed by the US government, Iranian airliners can only acquire airplanes which are at least seven years old and have been purchased through a third party rather than directly from Boeing or Airbus. As a result, eight Mahan aircraft have Armenian registration and are operated by Blue Airways. The Mahan Air fleet includes the following aircraft (as of March 2007): [citation needed] The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA, TYO: 7661) is a major aerospace and defense corporation, originally founded by William Edward Boeing. ... This article is about the airliner manufacturer. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...

Mahan Air Fleet
Aircraft Total Average Age Registration
Airbus A300-B4 5 27 EP-MHE, EP-MHF, EP-MHG, EP-MHL
Airbus A300-B2 2 27 EK-30060, EK-30044
Airbus A310-300 4 16.4 F-OJHH, F-OJHI, EK-31088, EX-301
Airbus A320-232 4 10.6 EP-MHK, EP-MHJ, EK-32075
Boeing 747-300 2 21 EK-74713, EK-74780
Boeing 747-400 3 18 EK-74763, EK-74779, EK-74774
Tupolev Tu-204 (3 on order) 0 ?
Total 21 18,1
  • Country Code Registration: EP- (Iran), EK- (Armenia), EX- (Kyrghyzstan), F- (France). The Boeing 747s are now roled into service but not been publicly sighted in Mahan Air colors.and they come in original blue sky colors. This action has been highley criticised by Airport officials and the IATA demands Mahan Air to paint the airplanes in their own colours. [citation needed]

The Airbus A300 is a short to medium range widebody aircraft. ... The Airbus A300 is a short to medium range widebody aircraft. ... The Airbus A310 is a medium to long-range widebody airliner manufactured by Airbus S.A.S. It was Airbus second model to be introduced, and is a shortened derivative of the A300. ... The Airbus A320 family of short-to-medium range commercial passenger aircraft are manufactured by Airbus S.A.S.. Family members include the A318, A319, A320, and A321, as well as the ACJ business jet. ... The Boeing 747, sometimes nicknamed the Jumbo Jet,[4][5] is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing in the United States. ... The Boeing 747, sometimes nicknamed the Jumbo Jet,[4][5] is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing in the United States. ... The Tupolev Tu-204 is a twin-engined medium range Russian airliner capable of carrying 212 passengers. ... The International Air Transport Association is an international trade organization of airlines headquarted in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

Trivia

  • Mahan Air sponsored Iran's Persepolis FC soccer team in the Iran Premier League (2005-2006).[citation needed]

Persepolis Football Club (Persian: ‎ ) is an Iranian football club based in Tehran, Iran. ... The following is the final results of the Iran Premier Leagues 2005/06 football season. ...

External links

  • Mahan Air
  • Mahan Air Fleet

References

  1. ^ Arabian Business
  2. ^ Arabian Business
  3. ^ Arabian Business

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As on April 2006 Mahan Air fleet consists of 3 Airbus A300B4, 4 Airbus A310-300, 2 Airbus A320-200, 2 McDonnell Douglas MD-83, 1 Tupolev Tu-154M, and 1 Tupolev Tu-204.
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