Traveling to a foreign country is one thing, but traveling through that county is another thing. At first, you may think “Oh well, I’ll sort it out once I get there”, but here’s a friendly suggestion, “Don’t”. Cause any decision you make regarding transportation, what you include and what you exclude will most definitely make a whole lot of difference, specifically budget-wise. And that is something that needs to be taken care of, even prior to deciding to get a visa! As traveling is not something you prepare and plan for overnight! Every step must be taken wisely in order to have a nearly risk-free journey.
Additionally, we only got one life right? So I guess there’s nothing more important than the safety of our own and our loved ones. So, first of all, you must set the record straight with yourself, on the type of domestic and interstate transportation you’ll be using in the destination country. In order to do that firstly, you must get your facts right and do all the research that you can to achieve a realistic conclusion.
Which is why we thought it was our duty to gather the most updated information regarding flight safety inside Iran. In this article we’ll be addressing their safety as taking flights is probably one of the most utilized interstate transportation options in Iran. Besides that, we’ll be naming the ways to buy domestic flight tickets in Iran. Furthermore, we’ll introduce the shortest and safest way to book a flight inside Iran. Which is why we thought it was our duty to gather the most updated information regarding flight safety inside Iran. In this article we’ll be addressing their safety as taking flights is probably one of the most utilized interstate transportation options in Iran. In addition to that, we’ll be naming the ways to buy domestic flight tickets in Iran. Besides that, we’ll introduce the shortest and safest way to book a flight inside Iran.
So let’s cut to the chase!
At some points during your journey through Iran, you may find yourself tired of road trips and train rides. Those are the times when taking a flight to your next destination crosses your mind. Which is not a bad idea! As you’ll be able to fly over Iran and grasp the beauty of this four-season country from a different angle! But what is more important is how safe are Iranian Domestic Flights?
It’s quite natural to have doubts and concerns regarding the safety of “Up in the air” situations when in a foreign country. Any concerned flyer has the right to be picky about which airline to choose or to whether to fly in the destination country at all!
For one thing, Iran’s Domestic Flights are questioned due to previous unlucky incidents. Generally, and regardless of the destination country, the odds of a flight unsuccessfulness are never zero. Perhaps we can call it inevitable! But, what seems to raise a lot more concerns regarding the safety of Iranian domestic flights, is the fact that how well maintained are the planes. No wonder they have been the subject to many questions and concerns, as Iran has been bearing heavy loads of sanctions for quite a long time now.
Having its fair share of air accidents, Iran is responsible for flying two of the world’s 10 oldest aircraft. And this is directly blamed on the sanctions, says Telegraph Travel. The age of these old aircraft is the clear indication of the impact, these sanctions have so far had on Iran’s aviation health. However, an aircraft’s old age does not necessarily mean it is unsafe. it’s more about the regularity of its maintenance.
Of around 16 passenger airlines in Iran, not all are prone to accidents. However, some of them have been put under the magnifying glass, as they have sort of failed to meet basic aviation criteria. Namely, there’s this one airline which has been unlucky far too many times. This airline is surprisingly Iran’s 3rd largest airline with around 26 aircraft. Airlines with not so impressive resume, such as Aseman Airline are in the process of updating their fleet and are hopefully on their way to provide ease of mind for travelers.
In the year 2016, more than 16 million travelers traveled to or from Mehrabad Airport alone via more than 130,000 flights. In that same year except for a few minor technical difficulties, no fatal passenger plane crash or air accident took place.
Sometimes budget, financial status, and flight quality head different directions. Although lower prices do not necessarily mean lower quality, in most cases, price does really indicate and guarantee the quality to some extent! Especially when safety and health are concerned. Which is why it’s probably a better idea to choose a more expensive flight rather than a cheap one for the sake of your safety.
Regarding booking domestic flights, you don’t necessarily need to go to travel agencies.
Nearly all Iranian Airlines have online platforms providing you with the opportunity to purchase your ticket online. Right this moment may be wondering about how you, as a foreign traveler can actually do that! Or you may ask, how on earth can I do that without a credit card? Here’s how!
With MahCard! After we personally deliver your card to you in your hotel, you can freely proceed with purchasing your flight tickets online. Besides that, you’ll be able to make other online transactions, such as buying train tickets, booking hotels and etc.
You can also use Iranian websites to book domestic flight tickets. You can use 1stQuest website to search for domestic flights in Iran for any route.
We’re in no way telling you what to do or what not to do. It’s our duty to deliver information, hints, and suggestions based on accurate and reliable sources. And this is to ease your mind a little bit. We, at MahCard consider it our mission to not only facilitate transactions in Iran but to shine a light on darkest, most blurred and doubted areas regarding traveling to Iran. Your take on this subject or any subject for that matter, and whatever your conclusion based on the information provided for you here on this website, is absolutely personal.