Friday, August 19, 2022

Aviation Industry

Iran, Russia to Finalize Visa Waiver Program

Iran and Russia are to finalize a visa waiver plan for group travel between the two countries.

‘US Must Give Iran Equipment for Reading Ukrainian Plane’s Black Box’

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States must give Tehran the means and equipment required for extracting data from the black box of the Ukrainian plane which was accidentally shot down in Tehran last month.

Endangered by Israel Airstrike, Tehran-Damascus Flight Lands in Russian Airbase

An Israeli airstrike, carried out as Syria troops were liberating the terrorist-held town of Saraqib in northwestern Idlib province, has endangered a civilian flight carrying 172 passengers, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

Coronavirus: Iran to Send Plane to Evacuate Citizens from China

Iran’s Health Minister Saeid Namaki says the country is set to send a plane with full quarantine facilities to bring back 70 Iranian citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the heart of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Iran Suspends All Flights to/from China over Coronavirus Threat

Iranian Minister of Health Saeed Namaki says Iran has temporarily halted all flights to and from China as the novel coronavirus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, spreads across the country and the rest of the world.

Tehran-Mahshahr Flight Skids Off Runway; No One Hurt

The Tehran-Mahshahr Flight 6936, a Boeing MD plane operated by Caspian Airline, slid off the runway and stopped in the middle of a road in Mahshahr on Monday, with no casualties reported.

Istanbul-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tehran

Iran Airtour Airline’s Flight 9716 destined for Istanbul suffered a technical problem minutes after take-off, but managed to land at Mehrabad Airport safely.

Ukraine Plane Crash: Eyewitnesses Say Can’t Sleep Anymore

Flight 752, which had taken off around 06:13 a.m. on Wednesday 8 January 2020 destined for Kiev, the capital city of Ukraine, was accidentally shot down by two anti-aircraft defence system missiles only six minutes afterwards.

Iraqi Kurds Arriving on Kish Island on Direct Flights

Direct flights have been officially launched between Iraq’s Sulaymaniyah and Iran’s Kish Island, and the first passenger plane carrying the Kurdish tourists landed on the Persian Gulf island earlier this week.

Ukraine Plane Crash: Cyber Attack Ruled Out, Human Error Confirmed

A senior Iranian lawmaker says human error was proved to be the cause of the recent Ukrainian plane crash and the possibility of a cyberattack has been ruled out.

Iran Guarantees Security of Visiting Football Teams: Minister

Iran Minister of Sport and Youth Masoud Soltanifar says the Asian Football Confederation’s decision to ban Iran from hosting football matches has been made under the influence of anti-Iran media, and that the Iranian government guarantees the security of football teams visiting Iran.

Iran Unveils Homegrown Simulator for Airbus A320

Iranian Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari has unveiled a homegrown flight simulator for Airbus A320 passenger jetliner.

Identities of All Victims of Doomed Ukrainian Jet Established: Iran

An Iranian judicial official says the identities of all victims of a Ukrainian plane crash that happened near Tehran last week have been determined.

Iran Says Didn’t Want to Hide Truth about Plane Crash

A top Iranian parliamentarian says the delay in the announcement of the real cause of the Ukrainian plane crash was not due to “concealment.”

Crashed Ukrainian Plane Black Box to Be Decoded in France: Iran

An Iranian official says data on the black box of the Ukrainian plane that was mistakenly shot down by Iranian air defence systems near Tehran last Wednesday will be decoded in France.

Iran Joins Club of Ramjet Engine Manufacturers

Iran has joined the club of countries that can produce ramjet engine, a sophisticated technology in the aerospace industry, thanks to the efforts of a knowledge-based company.

Iran’s First Woman Airport Chief Talks of Her Job’s Ups & Downs

It’s been a few months that an Iranian woman named Parvaneh Sohrabi has been appointed as the first female airport manager in Iran and in the Middle East.

Iran Unveils Homegrown Ultrasonic Trainer Jet

Iran has unveiled a domestically-developed ultrasonic training aircraft in a ceremony attended by Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami.

Flight Captained by Two Women for First Time in Iran

For the first time in Iran, two women pilots have captained a flight, which took over 160 passengers from Tehran to Mashhad and brought almost the same number of people back to Tehran.

Collision with Pickup Truck Grounds Tehran-Yazd Plane

In an unprecedented accident a pickup truck has collided with ATR-72 plane in Iran’s Yazd airport.

Iran to Become Self-Sufficient in Aircraft Engine Production: Top General

Iran is going to become fully self-sufficient in producing aircraft engines, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said.

Training Plane Crash Kills Two in South-East of Tehran

An ultralight training aircraft crashed on Thursday near the city of Garmsar, some 100 kilometres south-east of Tehran, killing two people.

Iranian Jet Fighter Crashes Off Persian Gulf Coast

An Iranian fighter jet has crashed off the coast of Tangestan in Bushehr province, southern Iran, over “technical failure”, a local governor said.

Iran Eyeing Stronger Presence at Russia’s MAKS Air Show 2019

Iran is going to have a special pavilion in this year’s MAKS Air Show, the main aerospace exhibition of Russia which has been attended by many countries since 1993.

Neshat Jahandari Becomes Second Woman Airline Pilot of Iran

Neshat Jahandari has recently received her four stripes after her first independent flight, turning into the second woman airline pilot in Iran.

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