- Iran Aseman Airlines
airline=Iran Aseman Airlines
key_people= Ali Abedzadeh(Chairman)
parent=Iranian Civil Pension Fund Investment Company
Mehrabad International Airport Imam Khomeini International Airport
Mashhad International Airport Shiraz International Airport
Iran Aseman Airlines ( _fa. هواپیمایی آسمان) is an
airlinebased in Tehran, Iran, Operates air taxi services and scheduled domestic and regional flights to the Persian Gulfarea, as well as charter services. Its main base is Mehrabad International Airport, Tehran, with hubs at Shiraz International Airport, Mashhad International Airportand Dubai International Airport.cite news |title= Directory: World Airlines |work= Flight International|page= 94 |date= 2007-04-03]
The airline was established and started operations in 1980. It is owned by Iranian Civil Pension Fund Investment Company and is in the process of privatisation. It has 1,298 employees (at March 2007).
On 24 August 2008 a
Boeing 737, owned by Itek Air(a Kyrgyz company) and operated Iran Aseman Airlines, crashed near Manas International Airportnear Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan. Seventy one people were killed and 24 people survived the crash. This was the only 737 operated by Iran Aseman Airlines, with flights based out of Tehranflying to Bishkek ( FRU) and Dushanbe( DYU). The aircraft was not owned or operated by Iran Aseman Airlines.
Iran Aseman Airlines operates the following services (at February 2007): Fact|date=June 2007
Kabul Middle East
The Iran Aseman Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (at February 2008):
Dassault Falcon 20
Fairchild Hiller FH-227
Fokker 100(one aircraft is leased to Kish Air)
List of passenger airlines
* [http://www.iaa.ir Iran Aseman Airlines official website]
* [http://www.iaa-mhd.ir Iran Aseman Airlines Mashhad base website]
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