Iran


US extends sanctions on Mahan Air

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury has extended its sanctions on Iran’s Mahan Air, which it considers to be supporting terrorism activities. The new order, issued on 24 May, adds several individuals and entities to OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons […]


Mahan Air retires 146th BAe 146

Iranian airline Mahan Air has retired the 146th BAe 146 built. BAe 146-300 EP-MOK (msn E3146) was flown to Shahdad, near Kerman, on 7 December. After making a low pass, she landed on a gravel strip, with Captain Mokhtarabadi, Mahan Air’s Bae 146/Avro RJ fleet manager, at the controls. She is due […]


Iranian President flies on Mahan Air Avro RJ85

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani flew on Mahan Air Avro RJ85 EP-MOQ (msn E2261) from Tehran to Semnan on 6 April. President Rouhani was visiting Semnan province for the opening ceremonies of several infrastructure, construction, and service projects, including the inauguration of the Farda car manufacturing plant. President Rouhani is up […]


Mahan Air adds another Avro RJ85

Iranian airline Mahan Air has added another Avro RJ85. The latest addition is RJ85 G-CEIF (msn E2347), which was formerly CityJet‘s EI-RJJ. She was returned off-lease to Falko in late October 2014, at which point her previous registration of G-CEIF was restored. After a period of storage at Cranfield, she […]

Mahan Air Avro RJ85 EP-MOS