Taban Air

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Taban Air
Taban Air logo.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Commenced operations2006
Focus cities
Fleet size9
Company sloganSky R Us
HeadquartersMashhad, Iran
Key peopleCpt. Asghar Abdollahpour (Chairman, CEO)

Taban Air (Persian: تابان ایر‎) is an airline headquartered in the Ekbatan Complex in Tehran, Iran,[1] with its main operational base in Mashhad. It operates international, domestic and charter routes as a scheduled carrier.


The airline was established in 2005 and started operations in 2006. Taban Air was founded by Captain Asghar Abdollahpour.[citation needed]



Taban Air Airbus A310-300

Current fleet[edit]

The Taban Air fleet consists of the following aircraft as of August 2019:[2]

Taban Air Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Airbus A310-300 1 TBA
Avro RJ85 1 85 85
Boeing 737-400 1 168 168
Boeing 757-200 1 8 189 197 Stored
McDonnell Douglas MD-88 5 165 165
Total 9

Former fleet[edit]

The airline previously operated the following aircraft (at August 2017):[3]

Incidents and accidents[edit]

  • On 24 January 2010, Taban Air Flight 6437, a Tupolev Tu-154, crashed whilst making an emergency landing at Mashhad International Airport due to a medical emergency; all 157 and 13 crew survived the accident with 42 receiving minor injuries.[4][5][6]


  1. ^ "Contact us." Taban Air. Retrieved on 30 November 2012. "NO. 10, Fiat Alley, Ekbatan Main Boulevard, 1st Phase, Ekbatan Complex, Tehran " - Persian: "تهران _ شهرک اکباتان – فاز1 _ بلوار اصلی _ کوچه فیات _ پلاک 10"
  2. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2019): 17.
  3. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 17.
  4. ^ Taban Air Flight 6437
  5. ^ Iranian plane catches fire on landing
  6. ^ Plane catches fire trying to land in Iran

External links[edit]

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