Iran Air is the state carrier of Iran, based in Tehran. In 1946 Iran Air was founded under the name Iranian Airways and since 1962 the airline has its current name. Mainly the company offers low-cost flights and scheduled flights, with a dense network of domestic destinations. The company’s home airport is Tehran-Imam Khomeini Airport, which also serves as the hub of most of the airline’s flights.
The logo of the airplane comes from the Persian mythology bird ‘Homa’ and gives a name to the luxury segment. Homa bird (Paradise bird) brings joy and happiness – the airline is moving in this direction to meet the needs of its passengers. Homa Class offers First Class service like other airlines class.
The airline is flying seasonally in Hamadan and Zencan cities in Iran and Jeddah and Medina (Haj) in Saudi Arabia.
The airline flew 55 cities in Iran and the main destinations are; Abadan, Ahvaz, Erdebil, Isfahan, Kish, Mashhad, Qeshm, Shiraz, Tabriz and Urmiye’dir.
The countries where the airline is flying abroad are Austria, France, Germany, India, Iraq, Italy, Kuwait, Lebanon, Netherlands, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Sweden, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.
The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.
|Austrian Airlines||Turkish Airlines|
Iran Air’s website does not have an online check-in service.
We recommend you to be at the airport for check-in at least 1.5 hours before domestic flights and 3 hours before international flights.
Click the button below to check in online.
To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Iran Air website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.
On international flights with Iran Air can be carried in the Homa Class seven kilograms of luggage and in the economy class five kilograms of luggage. On domestic flights, five kilograms of luggage may be carried. The maximum permitted dimensions of the hand luggage are 56 x 45 x 25 centimeters.
On international flights in Economy Class 30 kg (flights to Scandinavia 35 kg) luggage can be given, in the Homa Class or with a Sky-Gift-Silver Card 40 kg and with a Sky-Gift-Golden-Card 50 kg. Toddlers can drop ten kilos of luggage and a collapsible baby carriage.
All other baggage can only be given at additional fees.
To make a comfortable trip with Iran Air, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.
Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.
Anyone who is older than 12 years can earn miles at Skygift , the Iranian airline’s bonus program. Points are, however, credited exclusively on international flights so that no domestic flights can be collected. You can also earn miles on Iran Air codeshare partner airlines. There are three membership levels. The Blue Card will receive members already after the first flight. From 25,000 miles or points within one year, the member is automatically upgraded to the Silver Card. A further 25,000 points lead to the Gold Card with particularly attractive bonuses and collection and redemption options.
Benefits for members of Skygift
There are special offices for those who are part of the Skygift program. This means that the tickets can be booked or reserved comfortably without waiting. The boarding pass is also issued without delay at check-in. You go to a special counter without queue. Priority is also given to telephone contact, as a special hotline for Skygift is set up. Gold members also have the privilege of driving from the airport to the city – free of charge. In addition, holders of the Silver or Gold card can check in extra baggage free of charge.
Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.
Especially in long distances, Iran Air offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.
The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.
Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Iran Air.
Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.
The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Iran Air lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.