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“Iran FM’s Plane Refuelling Case Not That Much Complicated”

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has downplayed the reports released on fuelling problems for the plane of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at Munich airport, saying that the issue was not that much complicated.

ATR Delegation Visits Plane Crash Site in Iran

A French delegation from ATR, a Franco-Italian aircraft manufacturer, has traveled to southwest Iran to examine reasons behind the crash of an ATR plane in Mount Dena that led to the deaths of all 65 people on board.

US Sanctions on Iran’s Aviation Industry Killing Civilians

The Sunday crash of an Iranian ATR 72 passenger plane in central Iran during a flight from Tehran to the southwestern city of Yasuj, which claimed the lives of 66 people, has once again brought into the limelight the issue of unilateral US sanctions and their deleterious effect on Iran's transportation sector, especially the country’s civil aviation fleet.

Russia Luring Iranian Airlines to Buy Sukhoi Superjet

Amid the controversies over the delivery of Boeing and Airbus passenger planes to Iran, a Russian-built Sukhoi Superjet 100 has landed at Tehran's Mehrabad Airport with a team of engineers on board to make Iran interested in purchasing the airliner.

Plane’s Windscreen Struck by Eagle during Landing (+Video)

A viral video shows a large bird, most probably an eagle, striking the windscreen of an ATR plane landing at an airport in northern Iran.

Iran to Buy Airliners with French, Italian Credit Lines

The Islamic Republic’s national flag carrier Iran Air is to purchase brand-new aircraft with foreign financing.

Number of Flights over Iran’s Sky Tripled: Commander

The number of flights crossing Iran’s sky has increased by three times over the past years thanks to the country’s airspace security, said the Commander of the Iranian Army's Khatam al-Anbia Air Defence Base.
Flights at Tehran's Airports Resume after Heavy Snowfall

Flights at Tehran’s Airports Resume after Heavy Snowfall

The runways of Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport were dug out from under 70 centimeters (more than two feet) of snow, letting flights resume on Sunday morning.

Heavy Snow in Tehran Shuts Schools, Airports

Heavy snowfall in Iran’s capital has shut the two main airports of the city while the authorities have announced that all schools across Tehran will also be closed on Sunday.

Two More ATR Planes Land in Tehran

Two more turboprop planes made by Franco-Italian plane manufacturer ATR have arrived at Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport on Saturday.