Qeshm Airlines

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Qeshm Air)
Jump to: navigation, search
Qeshm Airlines
هواپیمایی قشم
Qeshm Airlines Logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1993
Commenced operations 1996
Focus cities
Fleet size 21
Destinations 22
Headquarters Ekbatan Complex, Tehran, Iran
Key people Babak Zanjani (Founder)
Website www.qeshm-air.com

Qeshm Air (Persian: هواپیمایی قشم‎‎) is an Iranian passenger airline which is based on Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf. The airline was founded in 1993 as Faraz Qeshm Airline.[1]


Qeshm Air operates scheduled and chartered passenger services from Qeshm Island and Tehran to cities in Iran and the United Arab Emirates.

Qeshm Air Airbus A300-600


Qeshm Airlines destinations as of May 2015:[2]

[Hub] Hub
* Future route
[S] Seasonal destinations
City Country Airport
Abadan  Iran Abadan Airport
Ahvaz  Iran Ahwaz International Airport
Ardabil  Iran Ardabil Airport
Baghdad  Iraq Baghdad International Airport
Bandar Abbas  Iran Bandar Abbas International Airport
Bandar-e Mahshahr  Iran Mahshahr Airport
Bangkok  Thailand Suvarnabhumi Airport
Brussels  Belgium Brussels Airport
Chabahar  Iran Konarak Airport
Dubai  United Arab Emirates Dubai International Airport
Hamburg  Germany Hamburg Airport
Isfahan  Iran Isfahan International Airport
khoy  Iran Khoy Airport
Isparta  Turkey Isparta Süleyman Demirel Airport
Istanbul  Turkey Istanbul Atatürk Airport
İzmir  Turkey Adnan Menderes Airport
Kerman  Iran Kerman Airport
Kish Island  Iran Kish International Airport [Secondary Hub]
Mashhad  Iran Mashhad International Airport
Najaf  Iraq Al Najaf International Airport
Qeshm Island  Iran Qeshm Island International Airport [Main Hub]
Rasht  Iran Rasht Airport
sanandaj  Iran sanandaj Airport
Sofia  Bulgaria Sofia Airport
Sulaimaniyah  Iraq Sulaimaniyah International Airport
Shiraz  Iran Shiraz International Airport
Tehran  Iran Mehrabad International Airport
Tehran  Iran Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport [Main Hub]
Yazd  Iran Shahid Sadooghi Airport
Zagreb  Croatia Franjo Tuđman Airport
Larnaca  Cyprus Larnaca International Airport
Varna  Bulgaria Varna Airport


The Qeshm Air fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[3]

Qeshm Air Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
J Y Total
Airbus A300-600R 5 24 283 307
Airbus A319-100 1[4] TBA
Airbus A320-200 3 12 144 156
Avro RJ85 1 TBA
Avro RJ100 4 110 110
Fokker 50 4 TBA
Fokker 100 4 117 117
Total 22

Incidents and accidents[edit]

  • On May 17, 2001, a Faraz Qeshm Airlines Yakovlev Yak-40 departed from Tehran on a flight to Gorgan Airport carrying 30 people; including the Iranian Transport Minister Rahman Dadman, two deputy ministers and seven more members of parliament. It was forced to divert due to bad weather conditions and was later discovered crashed in the Alborz mountains, near Sari, Iran. All on board perished.[5][6]


  1. ^ Qeshm Airlines history
  2. ^ Qeshm Airlines flight status. 4764.ir
  3. ^ http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/54450-irans-qeshm-air-adds-maiden-a319
  4. ^ http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/54450-irans-qeshm-air-adds-maiden-a319
  5. ^ "ASN Aircraft Accident Yakovlev 40 EP-TQP Sari". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 2012-10-09. 
  6. ^ Detailed Aircraft Information. The Soviet Transport Database - Scramble

External links[edit]