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Taban Air
Taban Air logo.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
HH TBM TABAN AIR
Founded 2005
Commenced operations 2006
Operating bases
Secondary hubs
Fleet size 7[1]
Destinations 21
Company slogan Sky R Us
Headquarters Mashhad, Iran
Key people Cpt. Asghar Abdollahpour (Chairman, CEO)
Website taban.aero/en/
A Taban Air BAe-146 at Mehrabad Airport, Iran. (2007)
A Taban Air Tupolev Tu-154M at Shiraz International Airport, Iran. (2007)

Taban Air (Persian: تابان ایر‎) is an airline headquartered in the Ekbatan Complex in Tehran, Iran,[2] with its main operational base in Mashhad. It operates international, domestic and charter routes as a scheduled carrier.

History[edit]

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

Destinations[edit]

Iran
Iraq
Pakistan
Russia
Turkey
United Arab Emirates
Ukraine

Fleet[edit]

The Taban Air fleet included the following aircraft (as of 6 August 2014):[3]

Taban Air Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Notes
Airbus A310-300 2 Leased from Ariana Afghan Airlines
McDonnell Douglas MD-88 5
Total 7

Note: Taban Air had 5 Tu-154M's (3 operated by Kolavia and 2 by Tajik Air) but one operated by Kolavia was lost in an accident at Mashhad International Airport on 24 January 2010.

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ch aviation, http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/airline/TBN#al_profile_tab_fleet
  2. ^ "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"
  3. ^ Taban Air Fleet
  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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