News Listings for Tabriz

  • Flydubai underpins Iranian network with new routes

    News | 17 Feb 2015 12:31

    ​Middle Eastern budget carrier Flydubai is to open links to five more Iranian destinations, bringing its total to seven.
  • Turkish Airlines adds seven destinations in December

    News | 11 Dec 2012 12:57

    Turkish Airlines will add a raft of flights this month from Istanbul to Buenos Aires, Sabha in Libya, Niamey in Niger, Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, Yaounde...
  • Iranian Fokker 100 damaged after overrun into ditch

    News | 29 Aug 2010 15:26 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <p>One of the Fokker 100s in the fleet of Iranian carrier Iran Aseman Airlines has suffered substantial nose damage after an incident in which it came to a...
  • Tu-154 lands on closed Dubai runway

    News | 04 Jul 2006 00:00

    <P>Investigators in the Middle East have yet to ascertain how an Iranian Tupolev Tu-154M came to land on a closed runway at Dubai International airport, suffering damage apparently from impact with construction-related debris, writes David Kaminski-Morrow.<BR><BR>Kish Air flight Y9 7106 was arriving from the Iranian city of Tabriz on 25 June, but landed on Dubai’s runway 30L/12R, which had been closed during work to expand the airport. The work includes staggering Dubai’s parallel runway system.<BR><BR>The 16-year-old Tu-154, registered EP-LBR, and one of a pair in the Kish Air fleet, sustained damage to its undercarriage. The airport’s firefighting service attended the scene to deal with a suspected fuel leak. None of the 70 passengers and 12 crew was injured.<BR><BR>The department of civil aviation, which manages the airport, says that the incident did not affect operations on the airport’s active runway 30R/12L.<BR><BR>While the precise circumstances of the incident have not been de
  • Inquiry opens after Kish Tu-154 lands on closed Dubai runway

    News | 27 Jun 2006 12:05 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Investigators in the Middle East have yet to ascertain how an Iranian <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Tupolev</span></span> Tu-154M came to land on a closed runway at <st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:PlaceName u1:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Dubai</st1:PlaceName></st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName u1:st="on">International</st1:PlaceName></st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType u1:st="on">Airport</st1:PlaceType></st1:place></st1:PlaceType></st1:place>, suffering damage apparently from impacts with construction-related debris.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Kish Air flight Y9 7106 had been arriving from the Iranian city of <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Tabriz</span></span> on 25 June but landed on
  • Iran to get low fares

    News | 17 Jan 2006 00:00

    <P><BR>Investors in Iran are reported to be preparing to establish the country’s first low-fare carrier, named Izan Air, which is to 
begin operations in the middle of this year.</P> <P>According to local reports, the company has been given permission to set up operations by Iran’s civil aviation organisation. </P> <P>Izan Air’s director general, identified as Hashem Afsarian, is cited in Iranian media as suggesting that the airline would use Boeing 737-300/400s. It would start services with three jets and increase its fleet to five within the first year.</P> <P>Reports add that the carrier would offer fares about 10% lower than those of other carriers in the country. Izan Air suggests that it would operate to cities such as Tabriz in the north of the country.</P>