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Caspian Airlines
Caspian Airlines logo.svg
IATA
RV
ICAO
CPN
Callsign
CASPIAN
Founded 1993
Fleet size 4
Destinations 20
Parent company Iran National Airlines Corporation
Headquarters Tehran, Iran

key_people=Ali Akbar Rafsanjani

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Caspian Airlines (Persian: هواپیمایی کاسپین) was established in 1993 in Tehran, Iran. 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[1]. It is a private company founded by Ali Akbar Rafsanjani.

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History

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 operates Tupolev aircrafts.

Now the Managing director and Chairman of the company is Captain A.Fayzi.

He is Boeing 747 captain but now manages all the company.

Destinations

Fleet

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) onboard.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International: p. 62. 2007-03-27.  
  2. ^ eTurboNews
  3. ^ BBC report

External links

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