Karun Airlines

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Karun Airlines
هواپیمایی کارون
IATA ICAO Callsign
NV IRG Karun
Focus citiesAhwaz Airport, Mehrabad Airport
Fleet size9
HeadquartersAhwaz, Iran & Tehran, Iran
Key people
  • Eng. M. Parvanezadeh (CEO)
  • Eng. A. Asad (Managing Director)
  • Eng. M. Bahreman (DMDE)
  • Capt. S.M. Mahmoudi (DMDO)
  • Capt. H. Fallahi (FOTM)

Karun Airlines (formerly Iranian Naft Airlines), is an airline based in Ahvaz, Iran. It operates cargo and passenger scheduled and charter services within Iran and to neighbouring regions. Its main bases are Tehran-Mehrabad and Ahwaz International Airport.[1]


The airline was established and started operations in 1992. In 2004 it officially became known as "Iranian Naft Airline". Owned and operated by the Retirement Organization of National Iranian Oil Company, it has more than 600 employees.[1]

In September 2017, it was announced that the airline was to be renamed as Karun Airlines.[2]


City Country IATA ICAO Airport
Ahwaz  Iran AWZ OIAW Ahwaz International Airport Base
Sirri Island  Iran SXI OIBS Sirri Island Airport
Abadan  Iran ABD OIAA Abadan International Airport
Isfahan  Iran IFN OIFM Isfahan International Airport
Kish Island  Iran KIH OIBK Kish Airport
Mashhad  Iran MHD OIMM Mashhad International Airport
Aghajari  Iran AKW OIAG Aghajari Airport
Shiraz  Iran SYZ OISS Shiraz International Airport
Tehran  Iran THR OIII Mehrabad International Airport Base
Yazd  Iran AZD OIYY Shahid Sadooghi Airport
Mahshahr  Iran MRX OIAM Mahshahr Airport
Tabriz  Iran TBZ OITT Tabriz International Airport
Kharg  Iran KHK OIBQ Kharg Airport
Ardabil  Iran ADU OITL Ardabil Airport
Assaluyeh  Iran PGU OIBP Persian Gulf Airport


Current Fleet[edit]

The Karun Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft as of August 2017:[3]

Karun Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In
Orders Passengers Notes
Fokker 50 5 50
Fokker 100 4 100
Total 9

Former Fleet[edit]

The airline previously operated the following aircraft:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 94.
  2. ^ https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/59147-irans-naft-airlines-rebrands-as-karun-airlines
  3. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 17.

External links[edit]

Media related to Naft Airlines at Wikimedia Commons