Kish Air Receives Maiden A320

Mohammad-Ali Sadat Akhavi, the CEO of Kish Air announced that a new aircraft has been added to the fleet. The aircraft, an Airbus A320 with the age of 13 years was flown from Amman to Kish Island on Wednesday morning at 03:25 and landed at 05:45 local time.

Kish Air’s CEO noted that a second aircraft will land at Kish Island’s Airport in “just a few days”. If everyhting is processed as scheduled, these two aircraft will be ready in time for the Nouroz period, Iran’s busiest travel period.  They are primarily set to fly on routes to and from Kish Island, but as soon as more aircraft are added the A320 service will expand.

Besides the purchase of second hand A320s, Kish Air has bought two new A321s with another eight planned for order.

Kish Air’s fleet consists of seven MD82/83, three Fokker 100 and now two A320, making the total fleet size reach to 12.

Aviation Iran has previously reported Kish Airport’s future plans, including plans to serve A380 and constructing a new terminal.

 

Photo: Kish Air