Aban Air

Also Known As: 

Aban Air CO JPS


- No.14, Imam Khomeini Airport, Airport Cargo Terminal, Tehran, Iran - No.1267, Vali Asr Avenue, Tehran 15177 36511, Iran - Unit 7, Marlin Park, Central Way, Feltham TW14 OXD, United Kingdom - No.53 Molla Sadra St. Vanak Square, Tehran 19916 14661, Iran - No 7 & 8, Main Dnata Building, Dubai Airport Free Zone, Dubai, United Arab Emirates


98 021 8877 3126/7


98 021 8877 8393


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Has provided financial, material, and technological support to Iran Air.

Added on May 23, 2013 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems; removed from the SDN list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Targeted by a Temporary Denial Order (TDO), issued by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce on April 23, 2012, in connection with the alleged unlawful re-export of Boeing 747 planes in violation of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), forbidding participation for 180 days in export transactions involving items subject to the EAR.

Trains and pays the salaries of Iran Air employees; attempted to acquire aircraft and aircraft parts and transported international freight and cargo for Iran Air; provided Iran Air pilots with falsified pilot licenses and attempted to register Iran Air aircraft outside of Iran; transports cargo for Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC); held a contract with Mahan Air to carry international freight and cargo.

Shares a Tehran office and company personnel with Everex Global Cargo and Courier (Everex); company officials have included Ali Mahdavi and reportedly Evangelo Kommatas, Meinolf Weiden, Hamid Davarizadeh, Michael Ashouri, and Betty Yazdi.

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) airline designation number is reportedly ABE; reportedly began operations in 2006.

Date Entered: 

July 24, 2013

Date Last Modified: 

January 16, 2016