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Topic: Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Iran Aseman & Iran Air
Username: omidp
Posted 2013-01-13 15:26:23 and read 10639 times.

Link to my other trip reports:

Tehran- Dubai- Hong Kong- Emirates- 1 Of 2 (by omidp Jan 12 2013 in Trip Reports)
Tehran- Dubai- Hong Kong- Emirates- 2 Of 2 (by omidp Jan 12 2013 in Trip Reports)
Iran Air- Tehran To London (Part 1 Of 3) (by omidp Jun 29 2010 in Trip Reports)
Iran Air- Tehran To London (Part 2 Of 3) (by omidp Jun 29 2010 in Trip Reports)
Iran Air- Tehran To London (Part 3 Of 3) (by omidp Jun 29 2010 in Trip Reports)


Hi all,

I went to the beautiful and my most favorite city in Iran Shiraz for a quick visit and got some pictures and am sharing them here with you. I could not take pictures of the main terminal as I was in a hurry.

As you may know, Tehran's Mehrabad Airport was the one used for both Int'l flights and domestic ones operating from separate terminals but since the Int'l airport moved to another location (IKA) the former Int'l terminal is used for all Iran Air flights but as I was traveling with Aseman I had to go through the all time domestic terminal.

Enjoy  

Dec. 78th, 2012
THR-SYZ
Departure Time: 9:05
Iran Aseman Airlines- Fokker 100
Duration: 1 hour

These days all int'l tickets in Iran are electronic- most of domestic ones are electronic too but I got lucky and they issued me a paper ticket for Aseman but for Iran Air it was an electronic one, which is the normal print out that you take to the airport with you.

Paper Ticket

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Terminal Entrance:

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Got the boarding pass

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A map book of Tehran that I got

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We were bussed to the plane

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Flight crew- Navy overcoat and a yellow vest under it

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Ready to taxi

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Iran Air Cargo- Former Lufthansa

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This is Tehran's former Int'l terminal that is currently being used by most Iran Air flights and has 4 air bridges

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Take off

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Yayy what a great surprise- we flew right next to Tehran's Int'l IKA Airport

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Salt Lake near the city of Qom

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Some nice scenery

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Snack Box

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Some more views

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Beautiful city of Isfahan

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Descending to SYZ



Shiraz's Salt Lake

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Domestic Terminal

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Crew

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Dec. 28, 2012
SYZ-THR
Iran Air- Fokker 100
11:35 pm- Duration: 1 hour

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I was so glad they had the Home Inflight magazine- Jan. 2013 version  
It is 90% in Persian with some English pages at the end.

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I asked for water and they brought it in this wonderful n beautiful Iran Air cup  http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g320/alitezar/Tehran%2017/image163.jpg

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Descending to THR

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Here are some scans from some pages of the Homa magazine as there maybe others in here who love inflight magazines as much as I do  

Glossary

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Iran Air Route Map

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Frequent flyer program

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Article about plane winglets

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Article about Hamburg

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with picture of IR in the Hamburg airport

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some other pages

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Topic: RE: Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Iran Aseman & Iran Air
Username: nimool
Posted 2013-01-13 17:26:42 and read 10351 times.

Thanks Omid jan for the great photos, Lucky you traveling to Iran and could grab picture of Aseman and THR.

However you could have improved your trip by adding a little more detail about each photo and the flight it self or maybe capturing some pictures from Shiraz the city as well.
As far as I see this report is more pictures than actually being a report even though it was good seeing scenery of THR and Aseman F100s brought back memories when I left Iran in 2005  

PS, as you mentioned THR having couple of air bridges i remember back in 2003 or 04 I went to Dubai on an EK A332 and we had to go through the jetways that was just cool being at THR and the only airport in Iran (i thigk) having those jetways  

Thanks Again.

Topic: RE: Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Iran Aseman & Iran Air
Username: AR385
Posted 2013-01-14 00:50:08 and read 9826 times.

Fantastic trip report. Great insight into an airline we rarely get much information about. And of a country.

The entire crew looks very smart in those uniforms.

Some of your pictures remind me of the Andes crossing when flying SCL-MDZ in the Austral winter.

Topic: RE: Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Iran Aseman & Iran Air
Username: AirAfreak
Posted 2013-01-14 01:42:59 and read 9747 times.

I love reading trip reports with focus on Iran! And I also love inflight magazines just as much as you do! I still have old magazines from Air France, "Atlas" =]

Bon Voyage, and thank you so much!!!

AirAfreak

Topic: RE: Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Iran Aseman & Iran Air
Username: cx777fan
Posted 2013-01-14 02:17:32 and read 9663 times.

Nice pictures! I was in Iran a few months ago (still writing the TR) and your report brought back some fond memories of my time there and the beautiful Persian people. Thanks for sharing!

Topic: RE: Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Iran Aseman & Iran Air
Username: luv2fly
Posted 2013-01-14 07:36:26 and read 9161 times.

That is a large crew for such a small plane.

Topic: RE: Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Iran Aseman & Iran Air
Username: lychemsa
Posted 2013-01-14 08:44:22 and read 9059 times.

Fascinating. Thanks for the great report.

The women have a separate entrance?

Also there seems to be a picture in the front of the cabin or maybe I am mistaken?

Iran is certainly a country I would like to visit one day.

Topic: RE: Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Iran Aseman & Iran Air
Username: flyboy_se
Posted 2013-01-14 10:20:02 and read 8893 times.

Merci Omid,

Thank you for a nice trip report.
Seeing all those photos brings back nice memories of my trip to Iran 4 years ago.
I hope to go back soon.

Keep up the good work

Topic: RE: Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Iran Aseman & Iran Air
Username: OA260
Posted 2013-01-14 11:03:41 and read 8797 times.

Great report. I did that route on an IR B727 many years ago and loved it. Shiraz is such a nice place too.

Thanks for the report and I love the way IR still brand their cups etc...

OA260  

Topic: RE: Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Iran Aseman & Iran Air
Username: reifel
Posted 2013-01-14 12:31:43 and read 8662 times.

Incredible report! This is really seldom, so thanks a lot for the insight!

Topic: RE: Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Iran Aseman & Iran Air
Username: EL-AL
Posted 2013-01-14 12:48:29 and read 8626 times.

Thank you very much for this rare inside view of the Islamic republic, it was very interesting read.

Topic: RE: Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Iran Aseman & Iran Air
Username: omidp
Posted 2013-01-14 21:21:36 and read 8255 times.

Quoting nimool (Reply 1):
Thanks Omid jan for the great photos, Lucky you traveling to Iran and could grab picture of Aseman and THR.

However you could have improved your trip by adding a little more detail about each photo and the flight it self or maybe capturing some pictures from Shiraz the city as well.
As far as I see this report is more pictures than actually being a report even though it was good seeing scenery of THR and Aseman F100s brought back memories when I left Iran in 2005

PS, as you mentioned THR having couple of air bridges i remember back in 2003 or 04 I went to Dubai on an EK A332 and we had to go through the jetways that was just cool being at THR and the only airport in Iran (i thigk) having those jetways

Thanks Again.

Wow very cool Nimool jan, I'm glad you enjoyed it and thanks for sharing your nice memories  
Quoting AR385 (Reply 2):
Fantastic trip report. Great insight into an airline we rarely get much information about. And of a country.

The entire crew looks very smart in those uniforms.

Some of your pictures remind me of the Andes crossing when flying SCL-MDZ in the Austral winter.

Thanks so much, I'm glad you liked it  
Quoting AirAfreak (Reply 3):
I love reading trip reports with focus on Iran! And I also love inflight magazines just as much as you do! I still have old magazines from Air France, "Atlas" =]

Bon Voyage, and thank you so much!!!

AirAfreak

Great, Can't wait to read your TR  
Quoting luv2fly (Reply 5):
That is a large crew for such a small plane.

Actually some of these crews were from another flight traveling to Shiraz as passengers

Quoting lychemsa (Reply 6):
Fascinating. Thanks for the great report.

The women have a separate entrance?

Also there seems to be a picture in the front of the cabin or maybe I am mistaken?

Iran is certainly a country I would like to visit one day.

Thank you, No, there is no separate section, it's all mixed  
Quoting flyboy_se (Reply 7):
Merci Omid,

Thank you for a nice trip report.
Seeing all those photos brings back nice memories of my trip to Iran 4 years ago.
I hope to go back soon.

Keep up the good work

Thanks so much, I'm glad you liked them  
Quoting OA260 (Reply 8):
Great report. I did that route on an IR B727 many years ago and loved it. Shiraz is such a nice place too.

Thanks for the report and I love the way IR still brand their cups etc...

OA260

Aw very cool. Thanks  
Quoting reifel (Reply 9):
Incredible report! This is really seldom, so thanks a lot for the insight!

Thank you, I'm glad you liked it  
Quoting EL-AL (Reply 10):
Thank you very much for this rare inside view of the Islamic republic, it was very interesting read.

Thanks so much EL-AL  

Topic: RE: Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Iran Aseman & Iran Air
Username: globalflyer
Posted 2013-01-15 05:44:30 and read 7967 times.

Hi... what a great read! Thanks for sharing! THR looks like a beautiful city and I hear that the Persians are just lovely and hospitable people. I hope one day to journey to this land for adventure.

Topic: RE: Tehran- Shiraz- Tehran- Iran Aseman & Iran Air
Username: omidp
Posted 2013-01-19 23:27:42 and read 7078 times.

Quoting globalflyer (Reply 12):
Hi... what a great read! Thanks for sharing! THR looks like a beautiful city and I hear that the Persians are just lovely and hospitable people. I hope one day to journey to this land for adventure.

Thanks very much  


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