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Ariana Add Iran

Thu Jul 11, 2002 4:36 am

FG have returned to Tehran after more than 20 years, service was axed after the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran. Flights will be operated weekly using the 727. Any update on the ex-Air India A300 delivery to Ariana?

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RE: Ariana Add Iran

Sat Jul 13, 2002 11:01 pm

Any info on the AI A300s destined for them?
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RE: Ariana Add Iran

Sun Jul 14, 2002 5:32 pm

You can check up under www.flyariana.com . Up to now, they don't list either the A300 nor the planned European destination. The only new thing is that they have added a GSA in Fulda east of Frankfurt to their list. -- There were three points, which may lead to some delays: A) on the Indian side it was not clear which A300 are to go and the replacement B) Ariana personnel has to be trained by the Indians C) Kabul-Airport needed further repairs and improvements for the A300 operations . --- The whole re-start of that country of course is a most difficult affair !
 
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RE: Ariana Add Iran

Sun Jul 14, 2002 9:06 pm

Arent Mahan Air operating the A300 to Kabul?
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RE: Ariana Add Iran

Sun Jul 14, 2002 11:12 pm

According to Bill Harms' site, http://www.bird.ch/bharms these are the three aircraft going over to Ariana:

177 A300B4-203 CF6-50C2 07/28/82 ARIANA AFGHAN AIRLINES YA- F-WZMV, VT-EHN
180 A300B4-203 CF6-50C2 08/11/82 ARIANA AFGHAN AIRLINES YA- F-WZMX, VT-EHO
190 A300B4-203 CF6-50C2 11/05/82 ARIANA AFGHAN AIRLINES YA- F-WZMI, VT-EHQ
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RE: Ariana Add Iran

Tue Jul 16, 2002 12:51 am

Mahan Air according to some reports now flies twice per week from Tehran to Kabul. Tried to check up the matter, but did not find further details. It may even be three times per week now.

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