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Iranian Airlines Face Rough Skies

Posted January 21, 2013 by AFP

Sky-rocketing fuel prices, a drop in passengers and foreign currency shortages have forced Iran’s aviation sector into turbulent times.

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Iran Air Hikes International Fares 90 Percent After Government Ends Fuel Subisidies

Posted November 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Iran Air has nearly doubled many international fares after the Iranian government decided to end jet fuel subsidies.






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Iraq Intercepts Iranian Plane Enroute to Syria

Posted October 29, 2012 by BNO News

Iraqi authorities on Saturday ordered a Syria-bound cargo plane to land in Baghdad to make sure it was not carrying weapons.






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Video: Watch An Iran Air Plane Land After Its Nose Gear Wheel Falls Off

Posted October 2, 2012 by NYCA Admin

This Iran Air Fokker F-100 lost one of the two wheels that make up its nose landing gear while taking off from Tehran for Ahwaz.






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Iran Air to Raise $1.2 Billion Over Coming Weeks Through Privatization

Posted February 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

More than half of Iran Air will be sold to private investors by March 19th, the government-owned airline’s managing director, Farhad Parvaresh, said on Friday.






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Iranian F-14 Fighter Jet Crashes Near Persian Gulf, Killing Both Crewmen

Posted January 27, 2012 by BNO News

A vintage American-built Iran Air Force fighter jet crashed in southern Iran Thursday morning, killing the pilot and co-pilot.






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Iran-Bound Radioactive Material Seized at Moscow Airport

Posted December 16, 2011 by BNO News

Russia’s Federal Customs Service on Friday said it has seized radioactive material from the luggage of a man who was preparing to take a commercial flight from Moscow to Tehran. His whereabouts are unknown.






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Iran Shot Down American Drone Plane, Claims Iran

Posted December 5, 2011 by BNO News

The Iranian military on Sunday claimed it had shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone in the country’s east near the border with Afghanistan, although U.S. and NATO officials believe it may have crashed by itself.






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The Bundesrepublic Deutscheland German Air Force Airbus A310-304 "Theodor Heuss" 10-22, now registered to Mahan Air in Iran as EP-VIP.
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Germany’s ‘Air Force One’ Sold to Iran

Posted November 21, 2011 by NYCA Admin

In the midst of renewed calls from the U.S. and Europe to tighten trade sanctions against Iran, an Airbus A310 formerly used by the German Chancellor was delivered to its new owners in Tehran, Mahan Air.






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Mahan Air Jet Crash-Lands in Northeastern Iran; 11 Injured

Posted September 4, 2011 by BNO News

Several people were injured late Saturday evening when a Mahan Air passenger plane crash-landed at an airport in northeastern Iran, state-run media reported on Sunday.






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