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Air Transportation in Iran
Air Transportation in Iran

Hiperisa can book any flight suitable for your trip. There is no English online booking system In Iran, except one that accepts foreign credit cards.

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Iran airlines with the notable exception of Iran Air, it is pretty much impossible to book domestic flights outside Iran as there are no English online booking systems available that accept foreign credit cards. HiPersia can book any flight (Mahan airline, Aseman airline, Qeshm airline and...), suitable for your trip. Prices are set by the government and relatively cheaper than in other countries. You can check your flight price on the airline's website. By the way, international airline tickets are included in our services too and if you wish to take cheap tickets we can arrange them for you online. The Iranian authentic airlines are introduced below:


Homa Airline which is an acronym for a Persian word combination "Havapeymayi Meli Iran" was founded in February 1961 and with its English equivalent "Iran Air" as the first Iranian airline. In the same year, a competition was set up for the brand's logo design in the Keyhan and Etelaat newspaper. And the brand's logo became a design from the head columns in Persepolis, the legendary bird "Homa" and three features of this unique bird: the eagle head, cow ears, and a horse's mane (Although, we Know its a face of a falcon on the head and it's not Homa.)



Iran Air Became a full member of IATA in 1964. In the early seventies, the airline expanded its fleet and put many of its international flights in its schedule. Towards the end of this decade, Iran Air was the fastest-growing airline in the world and one of the most profitable. In the year 1976, Iran Air was ranked second only to Qantas (Australian), as the world's safest airline, having been accident-free for at least ten consecutive years. Although both airlines were accident-free, Iran Air came second only because of fewer operational hours flown compared to Qantas. Iran Air flight prices depend on many factors like the class of travel, whether it is a Business class or an economy class, destination, and the season of travel. Usually, its domestic flights' prices range from 1,500,000 – 3,500,000 IRR. Iran Air has many domestic and international sales offices. Free baggage allowances vary depending on the class of travel, but usually, it’s from 30-50 kilos.
The Current fleet of Iran Air includes: Airbus A300B2-200/ Airbus A300B4-200/ Airbus A300-600R/ Airbus A310-300/ Airbus A320-200/ Airbus A321-200/ Airbus A330-200/ Airbus A350-1000/ Boeing 747-200F (Cargo Fleet)/ Fokker 100/ McDonnell Douglas MD-82/ ATR 72-600 aircraft.


The airline was established in 1991 and began operations in 1992 as Iran's first private airline. It joined the IATA in 2001, its name is taken from the city Mahan, which is 35 kilometers from the city of Kerman. And its headquarters is in Tehran. 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. The 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. 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 holds 13% of all international flights from Iran and 8% of the domestic market. Most Iranian prefer to choose this airline.


Mahan is the One of the Iran Airline


In Terminal 4 Mehrabad Airport there is Mahan Air Lounge. Mahan Air Lounge is for business class passengers and it has different features like Free Wi-Fi, Children Play Area, a Selection of snacks and fresh juices, etc. Check-in Deadlines time in Mahan for Domestic flights is 30 Minutes before Departure. If you travel with a large Family or Group and you wish to sit together, refer to check-in Counters before the mentioned time so that the Staff can help you more. Mahan Airline domestic flights have two economic and business class. Air recommends that the maximum weight of any single item of baggage should not be greater than 30 kg. Business-class passengers on Domestic and International flights are allowed to carry 7 Kg (one piece) and Economy class passengers on Domestic and International flights up to 5 Kg (one piece).
The Current Fleet of Mahan Airline includes: Airbus A300-600R/ Airbus A310-300/ Airbus A340-300/ Airbus A340-600/ Avro RJ85/ Avro RJ100/ Boeing 747-300


Qeshm Air is one of Iran's private airlines that began operating its flights in 1993 with a leased aircraft and the name Faraz Qeshm Airline. By rental contracts with the owners of Pahnpeykar aircraft in 1996, Qeshm Air developed its activity and established regular flights Tehran-Qeshm routes, Tehran-Dubai, and other routes. In 2006 Qeshm Air was ceded to the holding company Toseye Sorinet Qeshm. Qeshm Air is one of the favorite airlines in Iran because it's young and it has good prices. From Tehran, Qeshm Air has flights to more than 20 cities in Iran. Qeshm air flight prices depend on the class of travel, but the prices usually range from 1,300,000 IRR to 4,000,000 IRR. In Nowroz holidays the prices are different. If you want to travel to Iran during the Nowroz holidays about 500,000 IRR will be added to the flight prices.
This company use (Fokker 100/ Fokker 50/ Airbus A300-600R/ Airbus A319-100/ Airbus A320-200/ Avro RJ85/ Avro RJ100) aircraft currently.


Qeshm Air is the one of Iran Airline


Kish Airline to develop activities and communicating with provinces and countries of the Persian Gulf was founded in 1991. Kish Air's activity began in June of the same year with two leased aircraft and gradually, with the development, able to expand its fleet. Kish Air is an IATA member company and is the first airline to receive IOSA Iranian air safety standard certification. Because traveling to Kish island is very common, the chances of getting cheap tickets are very high. In a certain number of airways, including Tehran-Kish-Tehran and Tehran-Mashhad-Tehran, Kish Airline offers both Economy class and Business Class flights. Kish Airline has two hotels on Kish Island too. Hotel Farabi only serves foreign guests who have traveled to Kish Island to extend their visas. Hotel Aryan has 68 rooms and suites with different areas and forms. Hotel Aryan is located on the tourist strip of Kish Island and is very close to sport places, coastline, main plazas, and markets. The allowed and free cargo for passengers who have seats is 20kg while for passengers without seats, infants are 10 kg. The maximum cabin luggage is 5 kg with size dimensions of 40 x55 x20 cm or 115 cm. Kish Airlines has different domestic flights to Shiraz, Isfahan, Mashhad, Rasht, Tabriz, Yazd, etc. Also, Kish Airline offers airport transfer services for its passengers. Passengers using airport transfer services can book a taxi from the airport to their hotel at the best prices.
The Kish Air Fleet includes Fokker 100/ McDonnell Douglas MD-82/ McDonnell Douglas MD-83/ Airbus A320–200/ Airbus A321-200/ Boeing 737-500 aircraft.


Kish Air is one of the Iran Airlines.


Aseman Air Services Company formed from the integration of four companies in 1980 Air taxi, Pars Air, Air Service, and Hooraseman, and now, with an emphasis on flying to underserved areas of the country is the largest domestic route network in the cities of Iran. Aseman Since its establishment has two important indicators of the development of the fleet and the development of technical-operational capabilities. Aseman Airline has achieved important results in this way including the prestigious aviation world associations such as IATA, the ascending rate of transporting passengers, route network expansion, recruitment and training of specialists, build multiple engineering repair workshops, and has received international certificates from accredited Air organizations. For better coverage of the flight network, Aseman Airline has established three Flight Centers in Tehran, Shiraz, and Mashhad that each of these three centers has independent hangars and maintenance crews so that along with the recruitment and training of local specialists, the daily flights have sufficient independence.
The Iran Aseman Airlines fleet includes: Airbus A320-200/ Airbus A340-300/ ATR 72-200/ ATR 72-500/ Boeing 727-200/ Boeing 737-400/ Boeing 737/ Fokker 100/ Boeing 737 MAX (will be delivered 2022)/ Boeing 727-200F (Cargo fleet).


Aseman One of the Iran Airlines.


Meraj Air is one of Iran's private airlines that was founded in 2010 with the permission of the Civil Aviation Authority. Important domestic destinations of Meraj Airlines are such as Mashhad, Shiraz, Esfahan, Kish, and Kermanshah (from Tehran) and foreign destinations are Turkey, Malaysia, and Kuwait from Tehran and Najaf from Mashhad. Meraj Airline has different travel classes like First class, business class, and economy class. Meraj Airline has domestic flights to different cities of Iran Like, including Isfahan, Tabriz, Tehran, Shiraz, Qeshm, etc. As environmental protection, Meraj Airlines has drawn the picture of Iranian Cheetah on its Airplanes since 2014.
The Meraj Air Fleet includes: Airbus A300-600R/ Airbus A320-200/ Airbus A321-200/ Airbus A340-300


Meraj Airlines


Caspian Airline is a private airline established in 1993, it was set up as a joint venture between Iranian and Russian interests. The company's headquarters is located in Tehran and every week, hundreds of domestic and international flights are performed by this airline. It operates services between Tehran and other major cities in Iran and international flights to Armenia, Syria, Turkey, UAE, and Ukraine. Its main base is in Mehrabad International Airport, Tehran. Caspian Airlines has a Mobile Booking application System called Hamsafar. Caspian Airlines Mobile Booking application helps passengers to buy tickets online, see Caspian flight schedules, and reserve tickets. It is in both the Persian and English languages. It also informs the passengers about the flight delays and flight cancelation by email or text.
The Caspian air fleet includes Boeing 737-400/ McDonnell Douglas MD-82/ McDonnell Douglas MD-83/ Boeing 747-100FSCD (Cargo Fleet)/ Boeing 747-200F (Cargo Fleet).
The Caspian Airlines flight prices depend on the class of travel but, usually for a one-way ticket and two-way ticket the prices are as below:
One way ticket the price is from 1,500,000 - 4,000,000 IRR
Two way ticket about 1,130,000 – 4,600,000 IRR

Caspian Airlines


ATA was launched in Tabriz, Iran in 2010 and with the approval of the cabinet, as the sixteenth airline. It operates scheduled domestic services and international services in the Middle East, as well as charter services including Europe. ATA airline began to operate with four aircraft McDonnell Douglas MD-83. ATA Airlines has flights from Tabriz, Tehran, Mashhad, Kish, Shiraz, and Urmia. Like other Iran airlines, ATA Airlines flight prices depend on the class of travel. The prices are also different during Nowruz and the free cabin baggage is 5 kg.
The ATA Airlines fleet includes Airbus A320-200/ Boeing 737-300/ Boeing 737-500/ Embraer ERJ 145ER/ McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft.


ATA is the one of Iran Airlines


Iran Airtour Airline was established in 1973 by Iran Air to develop pilgrimage, domestic, and foreign charter tourism under the Islamic Republic of Iran. In the beginning, Iran Airtour flights were limited to the Tehran-Mashhad route, but within a few years, the company expanded its activities and established other regular flights between Mashhad and other cities of Iran and international services in the Middle East as well as Eastern Europe. Currently, the company's main office is located at Mashhad airport Hasheminejad and it holds more than 50 foreign and domestic flights each week. Iran Air tour has won many awards like 1997 Achievement of European quality and 2007 Achievement of ISO9001-2000 Certificate on quality assurance standards from Germany. The flight prices depend on the class of travel but usually range between 1,000,000 - 3,000,000 IRR. The weight of the permitted free accompanied baggage for domestic flights will be 20Kg, for each passenger in ordinary class and domestic flights.
The Iran Airtour fleet includes McDonnell Douglas MD-82/ McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft.


Iran Airtour Airlines


Taban Air is one of the newest private airlines licensed in 2005 by the Civil Aviation received and formally began its flights in 2006. Taban Air was founded by Captain Asghar.

The Taban Air fleet includes Airbus A310-300/ Airbus A319-100/ Avro RJ85/ Boeing 737-300/ Boeing 737-400/ Boeing 757-200/ McDonnell Douglas MD-88 aircraft.


Taban Air is an airlin es of Iran.


Zagros Airline is an Iranian airline based at Abadan Airport and was established in 2006. It started its activity in the country by signing in Arvand Free Zone and with the arrival of two Tupolev aircraft. Today Zagros Airline having 9 civilian aircraft and flights to most airports in the country, contributes to the country's aviation.
The Zagros Air fleet includes Airbus A319-100/ Airbus A320-200/ Airbus A321-200/ McDonnell Douglas MD-82/ McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft.



Naft Airline is the oldest non-military airline, which currently operates under the National Iranian Oil Company the Retirement Organization for Retired Folks of NIOC. The airline was established and started operations in 1992. In 2004 it officially became known as "Iranian Naft Airline". The company's headquarters is in Ahwaz and It operates cargo and passenger charter and scheduled services within Iran and to neighboring regions. Every week about 190 two-way flights to Mashhad from Tehran and Ahwaz, Dezful, Tabriz, Bushehr, Tehran, Dubai, Kish, Assaluyeh are held by Naft Airline. Naft Airlines flight prices depend on the class of travel but it is usually from 950,000 IRR – 250,000 IRR.
The Naft Air fleet includes Fokker 50/ Fokker 100 aircraft.


Naft is the one of Iran Aire line


Sepehran Airline is a newcomer airline in the aviation industry. The company’s headquarters is located in the Shiraz International Airport. The Sepehran Airlines was founded in July 2016 and acquired its first aircraft in April 2015. Currently, the company operates services in 8 destinations including Tehran, Shiraz, Mashhad, Bandar-e Abbas, Asalooye, Qeshm, Kish, Maku, and planned to develop it up to 16 destinations. The company’s fleet size is 5 including Boeing 737-300/ Boeing 737-500/ Dornier 328-300 and will be developed to 17 aircraft by 2018.


The Sepehran Airlines


Charter flights are when all or parts of the seats in a plane of an airline are rented by travel agencies and it is more used in commuter routes. These seats are used in tourism tours and they are sold independently. The cost of filling charter flights is on the renter travel agencies. So if the charter flight is left with empty seats, their price will become lower to sell the tickets sooner. By this time, cheap tickets are available.


Domestic flights of Iran Airlines, from Tehran City are arranged in different terminals of the Mehrabad Airport. Bellow, you can find the information:

Terminal 1: Kish air – Zagros
Terminal 2: Iran air – Air tour – ATA – Qeshm Air – Meraj – Naft
Terminal 4: Mahan – Caspian – Aseman – Taban – Sepahan




2020-11-22 | by Ramtin Alipoor
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Jibran ul Hassan
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I need to travel from Tehran to Delhi; One way the next 2-3 days. If have any flight as soon, send me details.
We are four people and will travel to Iran in January 2020. We need to fly from Tehran to Kish island at noon on January 22, then go from Kish to Kerman in the afternoon on January 24, at last from Kerman to Tehran in the evening on January 27. Could you help us to book these three flights? How much cost?
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I know that you have a charter flights from Tehran to Tbilisi, Is it possible to get ticket from TBS-to Tehran Dates: October 30- November 6 or 8. . We can change dates also   When I receive the answer from you. What will be the cost of round trip . and how to pay, I think by credit card or may be you have a representative office here.
Thank you in advance.
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Dear Nino Kasradze, we have send the requested details to your email.
Nino Kasradze
we are two persons and we need to fly to Tehran from Tbilisi TBS-Tehran October 30 and back November 8. is it possible to get tickets and what will be cost?
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Hi, my wife and I wish to fly from Shiraz to Isfahan on Sunday 8/1/2017. What flights are available and what is the cost?


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Chan Kok Hai
I would like to inquiry how i should book the fly ticket from Tehran to Shiraz if i travel to Iran on April 2017 next year?
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