Aseman Airlines

Europe banned Iran Aseman Airlines from operating within the union

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

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

Iran Aseman Airlines is the third-largest Iranian airline headquartered in Tehran. It operates scheduled domestic passenger services and regional international services;

In February 2017, it emerged that Aseman Airlines was in talks with an Irish firm to lease seven Airbus A320neos. In April 2017, the airline signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Boeing for the purchase of 30 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft with options for another 30 aircraft. In June 2017, Iran Aseman Airlines signed a final deal to buy 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets. In June 2018, Boeing announced it won’t be able to deliver any aircraft to Iranian airliners due to the US’s sanctions against Iran. On 13 January 2019, the airline operated the last ever Boeing 727 commercial passenger flight worldwide;

In March 2007, it was owned by Iranian Civil Pension Fund Investment Company and had 298 employees. (Civil Pension Fund Investment Company is the investment arm of CSPO – Civil Servants Pension Organization (CSPO) is an independent legal entity under the governance of the Ministry of Welfare and Social Security, and run as an insurance company);

Iranian airprots are controlled by IRGC;

Aseman Airlines is working with Iran Airports Company – entity established by the Iranian regime;



Mehrabad International Airport, Tehran, Iran

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Person of interests:
Mohammad Gorji (CEO)

Flying bombs over Europe
Iran airports report – Revolutionary Guards’ control of Iranian airports

Reason for the color:
» On 08.12.2016 E.U. banned Iran Aseman Airlines from operating within the union;
» Listed by the British government in 2015 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement;
» EU bans Iran’s Aseman Airlines from flying in Europe;