Mahan Air Flights

Mahan Air was founded in 1992 as Iran’s first private airline. The name Mahan is taken from the holy and historical city of Mahan in Kerman Province in Iran. The airline’s hub airports are Imam Khomeini International and Mehrabad International Airports.

The award-winning airline is reported to have made its maiden voyage between Teheran and Kerman soon after inauguration and employed some 100 staff when it first began operations.

Since then it has grown exponentially. In 1996 it was reported that the airline carried its one millionth passenger. In 1997 it began its cargo operations using two IL-76s.

Just as illustrious are the string of awards won by the airline. In 2008, it won the WQC (World Quality Commitment) in Paris. But this was not before it bagged the 2007 Business Traveler Middle East Awards (SilverTravel Star Award) and the Cargo News Asia (best cargo carrier, Middle East). In 2006 it won AFIA (Asian Freight Awards), best Air Cargo Carrier, Middle East; Travel Agent Magazine (UK), best airline to Iran; and Reise Und Preise (Germany), best improved service to Iran.

Year after year it adds to destinations to its ever expanding network of international travel destinations. A milestone feat must be its triple daily flights to Dubai in UAE, home to hordes of Indian expatriates in 1998. Dubai is the airline’s most important international destination.

After extending its wings to Thailand in 2000 to join IATA, Mahan made extensions to Delhi, India, and in 2006 began flights to Lahore, Pakistan, by which time it had carried its 10 millionth passenger. It plies more than 40 routes inside Iran and 24 routes internationally across Europe, Asia, Middle East, Far East and CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States). Some of the routes it flies to are Shanghai, Yerevan (in Armenia), Erbil (in Iraq) and Kuala Lumpur.

Mahan Air Lounge is available at Mehrabad Airport.

Why Fly with Mahan Air

How to Check In

Check in deadlines differ according to the airport. Dedicated check-in counters are available for Business, Gold and Silver passengers at Imam Khomeini airport.


The airline has both business and economy class seats.

Baggage Allowance

Both economy and business class passengers are allowed two free checked-in baggage, of a maximum weight of 70 lbs and linear dimension of 107 in. Dimensions and fees may vary according to your route. A stroller may be brought on board in addition to your carry on baggage, free of charge.


Passengers who want a special meal can choose from a list of 13 meal types when making ticket reservations. The order should be placed at least 72 hours before the flight.

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Reservations and Information

+91 11 4341 6400


Airline Address

34, Connaught Circus, Block M, Connaught Place, New Delhi, DL 110001, India

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