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Clement Charpentreau
Iran Air to replace Mahan Air route between Tehran and Rome

The national carrier of Iran, Iran Air, announced the return of a route between Tehran and Rome at the beginning of December 2019. Earlier in the month, Italy banned Mahan Air, another Iranian carrier, from its airspace following diplomatic pressure from the United States....


Clement Charpentreau
US Navy claims it shot down Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz

While it was about to transit through the Strait of Hormuz, the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer shot down an approaching Iranian drone, the Pentagon reported. However, Iran authorities denied losing any of their drones....


Clement Charpentreau
Multiple airlines modify flights after Iranian incident

Following the shooting of a U.S. drone by Iran on June 20, 2019, several airlines modified their routes or suspended flights that crossed the airspace above the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman....


Clement Charpentreau
US confirms Iran shot down one of its drones

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRCG) claimed to have shot down a U.S. drone near the Strait of Hormuz, southern Iran. The information was confirmed by a U.S. official....


Clement Charpentreau
Air France A340 makes emergency landing in Iran

An Airbus A340 operated by Joon, a subsidiary of Air France, has encountered a problem while flying over Iran where it made an emergency landing on May 8, 2019....


Clement Charpentreau
Amid tensions with Iran, US deploys B-52 bombers

As a consequence of the deterioration of relations between the United States and Iran, Washington announced that it would deploy a formation of B-52H bombers in the Middle East....


Clement Charpentreau
Iranian Mahan Air to open direct route to Venezuela

Iranian airline Mahan Air has begun flying between Tehran and Caracas, Venezuela, a spokesman for the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran announced on April 8, 2019....


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Iran Air Fokker F-100 lands with fire

Unable to extract the undercarriage, Iran Air Fokker F-100 was forced to land on a belly at Tehran Mehrabad Airport on March 19, 2019. Passengers evacuated safely with no injuries reported....


AeroTime Team
Norwegian finally recovers Boeing 737 MAX stuck in Iran

Norwegian has finally recovered one of its state of the art Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, that spent the last two months in Iran since emergency landing in December 2018....


Clement Charpentreau
Iranian Boeing 707 crash-lands in wrong airport, kills 15 people

A Boeing 707 cargo plane belonging to the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) crashed while landing at wrong airport in Karaj, northern Iran on January 14, 2019. At least 15 bodies were recovered on the crash site. A flight engineer survived and was transported to a hospital....