Risk Level:
99% May harm your business future; Persons or entities that engage in transactions with this entity will be exposed to sanctions or subject to an enforcement action;

Working with this entity means supporting Iranian Regime, Regime Terrorist Activities & development of WMD

Status:
Top Alert – Entity designated / sanctioned for terror, WMD and human rights violation

Info:
Pouya Cargo Air, trading as Pouya, is an Iranian cargo airline with its head office at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran. Third party maintenance is also performed;

Pouya Air is operated by the IRGC and its Pars Aviation Company;

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy report from 2017 states
that Pouya Air operates six Russian-made transport planes on loan from the IRGC
Aerospace Force;

The IRGC also purchased during 2012 two Brazilian-made Embraer ERJ-145ER regional jets (registration numbers EP-RAA and EP-RAD), which have a range of about 3,000 kilometers and can carry up to fifty passengers. Both jets were subsequently seen at Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport still wearing South African registration and “Rey Airlines” livery; More important, having its own cargo and passenger fleet allows it to transport operatives or clandestine cargo with minimum observation by civil aviation authorities;

Pouya Air is being identified as an alias for designated Iranian airline Yas Air, which was designated in March 2012 pursuant to E.O. 13224 for acting for or on behalf of the IRGC-QF for transporting illicit cargo, including weapons, to Iran’s clients in the Levant’;

In late 2012, Yas Air changed its name to Pouya Air, reflecting the third name change for this company since it began operations in 2000 as Qeshm Air’;

The first name change was to Pars Air in 2006 and later to Yas Air in 2008′

Industry:
Aviation Industry

Also Known As:
Pouya Cargo Air
Pouya

Established:
2008

Country:
Iran

Address:
Mehrabad Int. airport,between 4&6
Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport
Shiraz International Airport
Mashhad International Airport

Phone:
+98 21 66021616

Website:
www.pouyaair.com

E-mail:
commercial@pouyaair.com
info@poyaair.com

Fleet size: 6
Antonov An-74 (converted to passenger)
Ilyushin Il-76

Person of interests:
Mohammad Mohammadi

Articles/Reports:
Iran airports report Revolutionary Guards control of Iranian airports

Reason for the color:
» Pouya Air is operated by the IRGC and its Pars Aviation Company;
» Pouya Air is being identified as an alias for designated Iranian airline Yas Air, which was designated in March 2012 pursuant to E.O. 13224 for acting for or on behalf of the IRGC-QF for transporting illicit cargo, including weapons, to Iran’s clients in the Levant;
» Pouya Air aircraft’s added to OFAC’s SDN list;
» Treasury Targets Procurement Networks and 31 Aircraft Associated with Mahan Air and Other Designated Iranian Airlines;


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