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Iran is a republic in south-western Asia. It is bordered on the north by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, and the Caspian Sea, on the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, on the south by the Gulf of Oman, the Strait of Hormuz, and the Persian Gulf; and on the west by Iraq and Turkey. The area of Iran is about 1,648,000 sq km (about 636,300 sq mi). Until 1935 Iran was known abroad as Persia. The capital and largest city is Tehrân (Teheran)

Amendments  

26 Feb 2018

The Civil Aviation Organization of Iran grounded Iran Aseman Airlines's entire fleet of Avions de Transport Régional turboprops in the wake of the crash of an ATR72-200 on 18Feb2018 [updated]

08 Jan 2018

Dena Airways is a passenger charter carrier based out of Tehran Mehrabad International (THR) [added]

24 Nov 2017

Yas Air changed its name to Pouya Air in late 2012, reflecting the third name change for this company since it began operations in 2000 as Qeshm Air [added]

Aban Air  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2007
Airline Code : K5 : ABE
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aban Air received its air operator’s certificate from the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran in Mar2006. It launched cargo charters between Tehran and Dubai in May2006
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air Service  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1962* - 1980
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Taxi + Hoor Asseman + Pars Air + Air Service =>Iran Aseman Airlines
Comments : Air Service was founded in 1962 - [Iran Aseman Airlines was formed after the revolution in 1980, on 26Jun1980 by merger of 4 airlines (AIR TAXI (1958>), AIR SERVICE (1962*>), PARIS AIR (1969*>) and HOOR ASSEMAN). Operations started on 30Jun1980. Domestic and international scheduled and charter airline]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air Taxi  last update: 22Jan2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1958* - 1980
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Taxi + Hoor Asseman + Pars Air + Air Service =>Iran Aseman Airlines
Comments : Air Taxi was founded in 1958 to undertake general charter and aerial work including air survey and crop spraying operations in Iran and the surrounding countries - [Iran Aseman Airlines was formed after the revolution in 1980, on 26Jun1980 by merger of 4 airlines (AIR TAXI (1958>), AIR SERVICE (1962*>), PARIS AIR (1969*>) and HOOR ASSEMAN). Operations started on 30Jun1980. Domestic and international scheduled and charter airline]
Aircraft : DC-3 | Aero Commander | Piper PA-18 | PA-22

Aram Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000* - 2002
Airline Code : -- : IRW
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Aria Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2015*
Airline Code : IX : IRX
Genealogy : Aria Air Tours >Aria Air
Comments : Aria Air was formed as Aria Air Tours in 2000 by Captain Asghar Abdollahpour and Captain Mahdi Dadpei. Renamed in 2001 International and domestic passenger services. Ceased operations but hopes to restart
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Aria Air Tours   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2000 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : IRX
Genealogy : Aria Air Tours >Aria Air
Comments : Aria Air was formed as Aria Air Tours in 2000 by Captain Asghar Abdollahpour and Captain Mahdi Dadpei. Renamed in 2001 International and domestic passenger services. Ceased operations but hopes to restart
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Arsh Air   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2007* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : ARS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Arvand Airlines  last update: 14Nov2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 2016*
Airline Code : -- : IRD
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Arvand Airlines was formed in 1998 based out of Abadan. Appears to have ceased operations
Aircraft : Nil at this time

ATA Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Airline Code : I3 : TBZ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : ATA Airlines was established on 17Dec2008 & first flight was on 31Dec2009 from Tabriz to Mashhad. Started scheduled operations in 2010 with services for its domestic routes.
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Atlas Air (Atlas Aviation)  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995* - 2002
Airline Code : -- : IRH
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Atlas Air was formed in 1995
Aircraft : Ilyushin IL-76TD

Atrak Air  last update: 15Nov2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Airline Code : AK : ATR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Atrak Air was founded in 1993 with its headquarters in Ekbatan Town, Tehran. The airline finally commenced service on 26Jan2013 with flights to 3 destinations
Aircraft : Nil at this time

AWA Airways  added: 15Nov2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2016* - 2017
Airline Code : -- : AWW
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Saha Airlines is a scheduled carrier based out of Tehran Mehrabad International (THR). It was rebranded from AWA Airways (2016-2017)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Bon Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992* - 1998
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Bon Air was formed in 1992
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Bonyad Airlines (Bon Air)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997 - 1998
Airline Code : -- : IRJ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Bonyad Airlines was formed by Bonyad Mostazafan in 1992
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Caspian Airlines  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Active

Dates :

1993 - date
Airline Code : IV : CPN
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Caspian Airlines was established in 1993 with operations starting on 15Sep1993. Tehran based operator offering international and domestic, scheduled and charter passenger services.
Aircraft : Tu-154 | Yak-42 | McDonnell Douglas MD-80 | Boeing 737-400

Chabahar Air  last update: 06Jan2018

Status : Active

Dates :

1999 - date
Airline Code : -- : IRU
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Chabahar Air was a passenger carrier with it's main base at Mehrabad Airport
Aircraft : Fokker 100 | McDonnell Douglas MD-82

Dena Airways  added: 08Jan2018

Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : -- : DAI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Dena Airways is a passenger charter carrier based out of Tehran Mehrabad International (THR)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Eagle Airlines   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1948* - 1949
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Eagle Airlines >>Iranian Airways + PAS =>United Iranian Airlines >Iran National Airlines >IranAir
Comments : Eagle Airlines was founded in 1948 & merged into Iranian Airways [IranAir (Iran National Airlines) was renamed from United Iranian Airlines which had been formed by merger of Iranian Airways & PAS (Persian Air Services) but only for a short time. Renamed to Iran National Airlines in 1962 and to IranAir after Independence. Also known as HOMA, which is the Farsi name]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Eram Air  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2013
Airline Code : YV : ERV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Eram Air commenced operations in Dec2005. Ceased operations in 2013 but was hoping to restart. Unfortunately this does not appear the case(Local charter services out of Tabriz)
Aircraft : McDonnell Douglas MD-82

Esquith Air   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1997* - 1997*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Faraz Qeshm Airline  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1993* - 1996
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Faraz Qeshm Air >Qeshm Airlines
Comments : Faraz Qeshm Airline was founded in 1993 & renamed to Qeshm Airlines in 1996
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Fars Air Qeshm   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2013
Airline Code : QE : QFZ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Fars Air Qeshm was established in 2003 & started operations on 06Jul2006. It ceased operations in 2013 after having its remaining two aircraft grounded
Aircraft : Boeing 747-200F | Yakovlev Yak-42 | McDonnell Douglas MD-83

Fly Miran  added: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2015* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Fly Miran is a virtual carrier operating out of Erbil International (EBL)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Fly Qeshm  added: 2017 + last update: 03Jan2018

Status : Unsure if still planned

Dates :

(2017)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Fly Qeshm is a new joint airline between private investors in Iran and China. It intended to start later in 2016. Still appears to be starting but in 2017
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Hesa Airlines   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2011 - 2014
Airline Code : H8 : SPN
Genealogy : Hesa Airlines >Sepahan Airlines
Comments : Hesa Airlines was an internal division of the aircraft manufacturer HESA
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Hoor Asseman  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1980* - 1980
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Taxi + Hoor Asseman + Pars Air + Air Service >Iran Aseman Airlines
Comments : [Iran Aseman Airlines was formed after the revolution in 1980, on 26Jun1980 by merger of 4 airlines (AIR TAXI (1958>), AIR SERVICE (1962*>), PARIS AIR (1969*>) and HOOR ASSEMAN). Operations started on 30Jun1980. Domestic and international scheduled and charter airline]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Hormoz Airlines  added: 2017 + last update: 04Jan2018

Status : Unsure if still planned

Dates :

(2017)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Hormoz Airlines is a planned scheduled carrier based out of Bandar Abbas International (BND)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Ilam Air   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2005*
Airline Code : -- : IRY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

IPTAS (Iranian Post & Telecom Aviation Services)   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1990* - 1997
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : IPTAS (Iranian Post & Telecom Avn Sevices) >Payam Air
Comments : Domestic cargo services for the Iranian Postal Services out of Tehran Mehrabad
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Iran AirTours  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Active

Dates :

1990 - date
Airline Code : B9 : IRB
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Iran Air Tours, subsiduary of Iran Air formed for charter operations, mostly pilgramage flights. Although formed in 1973 airline did not start operating until 30Jun1990
Aircraft : MD.82 | Tu-154M

Iran Aseman Airlines  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Active

Dates :

1980 - date
Airline Code : EP : IRC
Genealogy : Air Taxi + Hoor Asseman + Pars Air + Air Service =>Iran Aseman Airlines
Comments : Iran Aseman Airlines was formed after the revolution in 1980, on 26Jun1980 by merger of 4 airlines (AIR TAXI (1958>), AIR SERVICE (1962*>), PARIS AIR (1969*>) and HOOR ASSEMAN). Operations started on 30Jun1980. Domestic and international scheduled and charter airline
Aircraft : A.340-300 | F.100

Iran National Airlines Corporation   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1962 - 1980
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : PAS (Persian Air Services) + Iranian Airways =>United Iranian Airlines >Iran National Airlines >IranAir
Comments : Iran National Airlines Corporation was formed by PAS (Persian Air Services) + Iranian Airways on 24Dec1962 & started operations on 15Apr1962 - [IranAir (Iran National Airlines) was renamed from United Iranian Airlines which had been formed by merger of Iranian Airways & PAS (Persian Air Services) but only for a short time. Renamed to Iran National Airlines in 1962 and to IranAir after Independence. Also known as HOMA, which is the Farsi name]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

IranAir (HOMA) (The Airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran)  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Active

Dates :

1980 - date
Airline Code : IR : IRA
Genealogy : PAS (Persian Air Services) + Iranian Airways =>United Iranian Airlines >Iran National Airlines >IranAir
Comments : IranAir (Iran National Airlines) was renamed from United Iranian Airlines which had been formed by merger of Iranian Airways & PAS (Persian Air Services) on 24Feb1961 but only for a short time. Renamed to Iran National Airlines in 1962 and to IranAir after Independence. Also known as HOMA, which is the Farsi name
Aircraft : A.300-600 | A.300-600R | A.300B2 | A.300B4-200 | A.300B4-200F | A.310-200 | A.310-300 | A.320-200 | B.707 | B.727-100 | B.727-200 Adv. | B.737-200 Adv. | B.737-200C | B.747-100B | B.747-200B | B.747-200C Combi | B.747SP | DC.8 | DC.9 | F.100 | Tu-204-100

IranAir Regional  added: 2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2018 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : IranAir has declared that its point-to-point operation will be known as as IranAir Regional and will utilise ATR72-600s
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Iranian Air Transport Company (IATC)  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1992 - 2009
Airline Code : RG : IRG
Genealogy : Iranian Air Transport Company >Iranian Naft Airlines
Comments : No further information at this time - [Iranian Naft Airlines was founded by the state-owned National Iranian Oil as Iranian Air Transport Company in 1992. Domestic and regional charter carrier out of Ahwaz]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Iranian Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2009)
Airline Code : -- : IRZ
Genealogy : Saha Airlines >Iranian Airlines >Saha Airlines
Comments : No further information at this time - [Saha Airlines was formed in 1990 & operations started on 30Jun1990. Itcwas renamed to Iranian Airlines in 2009 but prior to starting operations, back to Saha Airlines. It was eventually suspended on 03May2013. International and domestic charter airline out of Tehran Mehrabad]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Iranian Airways  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1946 - 1961
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : PAS (Persian Air Services) + Iranian Airways =>United Iranian Airlines >Iran National Airlines >IranAir
Comments : Iranian Airways was formed in 1946. Eagle Airlines merged in in 1949. PAS merged with Iranian Airways to form United Iranian Airlines on 24Feb1961 - [IranAir (Iran National Airlines) was renamed from United Iranian Airlines which had been formed by merger of Iranian Airways & PAS (Persian Air Services) but only for a short time. Renamed to Iran National Airlines in 1962 and to IranAir after Independence. Also known as HOMA, which is the Farsi name]
Aircraft : DC.3 | DC.4 | DC.6 | Vickers Viscount

Iranian Naft Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2004 - 2017
Airline Code : NV : IRG
Genealogy : Iranian Air Transport Company >Iranian Naft Airlines >Karun Airlines
Comments : Iranian Naft Airlines was founded by the state-owned National Iranian Oil as Iranian Air Transport Company in 1992 & renamed in 2004. Rebranded to Karun Airlines in Sep2017
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Iranian State Airlines of the Ministry of Post and Telegram   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1938 - 1946
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Iranian State Airlines scheduled services started on 15Mar1938
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Izan Air   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2008*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Izan Air intended to be Iran's first low-cost carrier
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Jam Airlines  added: 2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2018 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Jam Airlines is a proposed scheduled carrier out of Kangan Jam (KNR)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Karun Airlines  added: 2017 + last update: 15Nov2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : NV : IRG
Genealogy : Iranian Air Transport Company >Iranian Naft Airlines >Karun Airlines
Comments : Iranian Naft Airlines was founded by the state-owned National Iranian Oil as Iranian Air Transport Company in 1992 & renamed in 2004. Rebranded to Karun Airlines in Sep2017
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Kish Air  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Active

Dates :

1989 - date
Airline Code : Y9 : IRK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Kish Air was established by the Kish Free Zone Organization on 16Dec1989 & operations started on 30Jun1989. Based on Kish Island, off the coast of Iran and operating scheduled and charter services
Aircraft : A.310-300 | F.50 | IrAn-140 | MD.82 | MD.83 | Tu-154M

Mahan Air  last update: 15Nov2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1992 - date
Airline Code : W5 : IRM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Mahan Air was founded in 1991 & started operations in Jun1992 as Iran's first private airline (Kerman based international and regional scheduled passenger and cargo airline out of Tehran Mehrabad)
Aircraft : A.300B4 | A.310-200 | A.310-300 | B.747-300 Combi | B.747-400 | Tu-154M

Meraj Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

2010* - date
Airline Code : JI : MRJ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Meraj Airlines is a private and the first VIP Airlines in Iran. Scheduled commercial destination started as of Jan2016
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Mohann Air   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2001* - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Mokarrar  added: 14Nov2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2018 >
Airline Code : -- : MKR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Mokarrar is a planned scheduled carrier based out of Tehran Mehrabad International (THR)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Nasim Air  added: 2017 + last update: 05Jan2018

Status : Unsure if still planned

Dates :

(2017)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Nasim Air was intending to commence services in early 2016 but now will start in 2017
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Navid Air  last update: 15Nov2015

Status : Active

Dates :

1980* - date
Airline Code : -- : IRI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Navid Air is a privately owned company, formed after the Iran Islamic revolution
Aircraft : Mil-171 | Bell-212

North Star Maritime  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977 - 1977
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Pariz Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : IRE
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Pariz Air was founded in 1997
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Pars Air (i)   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1970* - 1980
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Taxi + Hoor Asseman + Pars Air + Air Service =>Iran Aseman Airlines
Comments : Pars Air was founded in 1970 [Iran Aseman Airlines was formed after the Islamic revolution in 1980, on 26Jun1980 by merger of 4 airlines (AIR TAXI (1958>), AIR SERVICE (1962*>), PARIS AIR (1969*>) and HOOR ASSEMAN). Operations started on 30Jun1980. Domestic and international scheduled and charter airline]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Pars Air (ii)  last update: 24Nov2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2006 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Qeshm Air >Pars Air >Yas Air >Pouya Air
Comments : [Yas Air changed its name to Pouya Air in late 2012, reflecting the third name change for this company since it began operations in 2000 as Qeshm Air. The first name change was to Pars Air (ii) in 2006 and later to Yas Air in 2008]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Pars Air (iii)  added: 2017 + last update: 05Jan2018

Status : Unsure if still planned

Dates :

(2017)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Pars Air was founded in 2016
Aircraft : Nil at this time

PAS (Persian Air Services)  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1955 - 1961
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : PAS (Persian Air Services) + Iranian Airways =>United Iranian Airlines >Iran National Airlines >IranAir
Comments : PAS was founded in 1954. Started as a cargo carrier and moved into passengers. PAS merged with Iranian Airways to form United Iranian Airlines on 24Feb1961 - [IranAir (Iran National Airlines) was renamed from United Iranian Airlines which had been formed by merger of Iranian Airways & PAS (Persian Air Services) but only for a short time. Renamed to Iran National Airlines in 1962 and to IranAir after Independence. Also known as HOMA, which is the Farsi name]
Aircraft : DC.3 | DC.7C

Pasargad Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2011
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Pasargad Airlines was privately owned charter and schedule flight operator
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Payam Air (Payam Aviation Services)  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Active

Dates :

1997 - date
Airline Code : 2F : IRP
Genealogy : IPTAS (Iranian Post & Telecom Avn Sevices) >Payam Air
Comments : Payam Air was formed in 1996. Domestic cargo services for the Iranian Postal Services out of Tehran Mehrabad
Aircraft : Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante | Ilyushin Il-76TD

Pouya Air Lines  last update: 24Nov2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : -- : PYA
Genealogy : Qeshm Air >Pars Air >Yas Air >Pouya Air
Comments : Yas Air changed its name to Pouya Air in late 2012, reflecting the third name change for this company since it began operations in 2000 as Qeshm Air. The first name change was to Pars Air (ii) in 2006 and later to Yas Air in 2008
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Qeshm Air  added: 24Nov2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2000 - 2006
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time - [Yas Air changed its name to Pouya Air in late 2012, reflecting the third name change for this company since it began operations in 2000 as Qeshm Air. The first name change was to Pars Air (ii) in 2006 and later to Yas Air in 2008]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Qeshm Airlines  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Active

Dates :

1996 - date
Airline Code : QB : QSM
Genealogy : Faraz Qeshm Air >Qeshm Airlines
Comments : Faraz Qeshm Airline was founded in 1993 & renamed to Qeshm Airlines in 1996 (Charter service in the Middle East and the Asian CIS countries)
Aircraft : IL-76TD | Yak-40

Saffatt Airlines (Safat Airlines)  last update: 15Nov2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1998 - date
Airline Code : -- : IRV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Saffatt Airlines is a cargo carrier based out of Yazd Shahid Sadooghi (AZD)
Aircraft : An-26

Safiran Air Lines  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 2013
Airline Code : -- : SFN
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Safiran Air Lines was formed in 1988 & started operations in 1990. International and regional cargo charter airline specialising in outsize loads.
Aircraft : IL-62 | IL-76T | IrAn-140 | B.737-300

Saha Airlines (i)  last update: 03Feb2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 2009
Airline Code : -- : IRZ
Genealogy : Saha Airlines >Iranian Airlines >Saha Airlines
Comments : No further information at this time - [Saha Airlines (i) was formed in 1990 & operations started on 30Jun1990. It was renamed to Iranian Airlines in 2009 but prior to starting operations, back to Saha Airlines (ii). It was eventually suspended on 03May2013. International and domestic charter airline out of Tehran Mehrabad]
Aircraft : B.707

Saha Airlines (ii)  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2010 - 2013
Airline Code : -- : IRZ
Genealogy : Saha Airlines >Iranian Airlines >Saha Airlines
Comments : Saha Airlines (i) was formed in 1990 & operations started on 30Jun1990. Itcwas renamed to Iranian Airlines in 2009 but prior to starting operations, back to Saha Airlines (ii). It was eventually suspended on 03May2013. International and domestic charter airline out of Tehran Mehrabad
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Saha Airlines (iii)  added: 15Nov2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : -- : AWW
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Saha Airlines is a scheduled carrier based out of Tehran Mehrabad International (THR). It was rebranded from AWA Airways (2016-2017)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Sahand Airlines  last update: 14Nov2015

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2011 - 2012
Airline Code : DH : IRS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Sahand Airlines was founded in 2010, started in 2011 & ceased operations in Jul2012
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Sahand Asia Airline  added: 14Nov2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2018 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Sahand Asia Airline is a planned passenger charter carrier based out of Tehran Mehrabad International (THR)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Sepahan Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2014 - 2014
Airline Code : H8 : SPN
Genealogy : Hesa Airlines >Sepahan Airlines
Comments : Sepahan Airlines is internal division of the aircraft manufacturer HESA. Following the 10Aug2014 crash, the entire IrAn-140 fleet in Iran was grounded, pending the outcome of the investigation, ultimately leading to the indefinite cessation of all Sepahan Airlines operations as it owned no other type of aircraft
Aircraft : IrAn-140

Sepehran Airlines  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Sepehran Airlines was founded on 1Jul2016. It received its air operator's certificate in Jul2016 and commenced operations on 31Jan2017
Aircraft : Boeing 737-300 | Boeing 737-500 | Dornier 328-300

Shahin Air  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2012)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Shahin Air was planning to launch operations with two ex-Air Memphis A320-200s
Aircraft : Planned: A.320-200

Simorgh Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

TA Air (TA-Air)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2005*
Airline Code : -- : IRF
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Taban Air  last update: 29Jan2018

Status : Active

Dates :

2006 - date
Airline Code : HH : TBM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Taban Air was established in 2005 and started operations in 2006. Taban Air was founded by Captain Asghar Abdollahpour with its main operational base in Mashhad
Aircraft : Tupolev Tu-154 | Airbus A310-300 | Avro RJ85 | B.737-300 | B.737-400 | B.757-200 | McDonnell Douglas MD-88

Taftan Air  last update: 10Apr2018

Status : Active

Dates :

2003 - date
Airline Code : -- : SBT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Taftan Air offers regional services from the Chabahar Free Zone of southeaster Iran. Ceased operations in 2006 but restarted in 2014
Aircraft : Fokker F.50

Tara Airlines  last update: 15Nov2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994 - 1995
Airline Code : -- : IRR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : - [Tara Helicopter Services was established in Mar1994 as Tara Airlines with approved Air Operator Certificate from Islamic Republic of Iran Civil Aviation Authority. Tara Airlines started its air operation with one Yak-42 jet airline in the same year. In 1995 Tara changed its operation to helicopter operation with one Kamov (Ka-32A) helicopter and became the first private Helicopter Company in Iran, changing its name to Tara Helicopter Services Company]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Tara Helicopter Services  added: 15Nov2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1995 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Tara Helicopter Services was established in Mar1994 as Tara Airlines with approved Air Operator Certificate from Islamic Republic of Iran Civil Aviation Authority. Tara Airlines started its air operation with one Yak-42 jet airline in the same year. In 1995 Tara changed its operation to helicopter operation with one Kamov (Ka-32A) helicopter and became the first private Helicopter Company in Iran, changing its name to Tara Helicopter Services Company.
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Tehran Airlines (i)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001* - 2002
Airline Code : -- : THR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Tehran Airlines (ii)  added: 2017 + last update: 06Jan2018

Status : Unsure if still planned

Dates :

(2017)
Airline Code : -- : THR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Tehran Airlines which has been in the planning stage since 2013 was intending to start operations in Mar2016 with 4 A.340s and 7 A.321s. Now 2017?
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Tehran Airways   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2001* - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

United Iranian Airlines   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1961 - 1962
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : PAS (Persian Air Services) + Iranian Airways =>United Iranian Airlines >Iran National Airlines >IranAir
Comments : PAS merged with Iranian Airways to form United Iranian Airlines on 24Feb1961 [IranAir (Iran National Airlines) was renamed from United Iranian Airlines which had been formed by merger of Iranian Airways & PAS (Persian Air Services) but only for a short time. Renamed to Iran National Airlines in 1962 and to IranAir after Independence. Also known as HOMA, which is the Farsi name]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Yas Air  last update: 24Nov2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2008 - 2012
Airline Code : -- : MHD
Genealogy : Qeshm Air >Pars Air >Yas Air >Pouya Air
Comments : [Yas Air changed its name to Pouya Air in late 2012, reflecting the third name change for this company since it began operations in 2000 as Qeshm Air. The first name change was to Pars Air (ii) in 2006 and later to Yas Air in 2008]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Zagros Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2006* - date
Airline Code : ZV : IZG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Zagros Airlines was founded in 2005 in Abadan (scheduled carrier)
Aircraft : Nil at this time