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Caspian Airlines (Persian: هواپیمایی کاسپین) is an airline headquartered in Tehran, Iran. Established in 1993, 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 Mehrabad International Airport, Tehran.
The airline was established in 1993 and started operations in September 1993. It was set up as a joint venture between Iranian and Russian interests.
Caspian Airlines no longer operates Tupolev aircraft.Now it operates Boeing MD-80 series aircraft.
- United Arab Emirates
Accidents and incidents
On 15 July 2009, Caspian Airlines Flight 7908, a Tupolev Tu-154M, traveling from Tehran to Yerevan crashed near the Iranian town of Qazvin, killing all 168 people (156 passengers, 12 crew) on board.
The Caspian Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (as of December 2012) :