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Iran Air receives its first A330-200 as fleet upgrade continues

Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new A330-200. The delivery of the aircraft is part of Iran Air’s major fleet renewal plan, and is the first wide body from a firm order placed by the national carrier of Iran in December 2016 for 100 Airbus aircraft (46 single aisle and 54 wide-body jets) to renew and expand its fleet with new aircraft.   Iran Air’s A330-200 features...

Iran Air takes delivery of its first of 100 Airbus aircraft

Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new aircraft, an A321, in a handover ceremony in Toulouse with Mr. Farhad Parvaresh, Iran Air Chairman and CEO, and Mr. Fabrice Bregier, President, Airbus Commercial Aircraft and Chief Operating Officer Airbus, in the presence of Gael Meheust, SVP Sales and Marketing CFM, Tom Enders, Airbus Chief Executive Officer, and international media.  The deli...

Iran Air and Airbus seal historic aircraft order

Iran Air and Airbus have signed a firm contract for 100 aircraft, building on an initial commitment signed in January 2016 in Paris. The agreement signed by Farhad Parvaresh, Iran Air Chairman and CEO and Fabrice Bregier, Airbus President and CEO, covers 46 A320 Family, 38 A330 Family and 16 A350 XWB aircraft. Deliveries will begin in early 2017. “I am delighted that we have reached an ag...

Boeing confirms signing jetliner sale memo with Iran Air

Boeing Co. signed an agreement to sell jetliners to Iran Air, the company said on Tuesday, confirming Iranian statements and briefly sending its shares up sharply in early trading. The historic deal to sell 100 jetliners to the airline, Boeing's first sale to Iran since its Islamic Revolution in 1979, resulted from the nuclear accord reached with that country last year. The agreemen...

Iranair could buy Boeing planes but any deal faces many hurdles

Iran’s state airline Iranair says it is talking with US plane maker Boeing about buying a large number of aircraft. Iranair’s chairman Farhad Parvaresh told Reuters the order could be close in size to the 118 Airbus jets it has agreed to buy. The Airbus deal however is conditional on the granting of US export licences because those planes contain so many US-built parts. In add...

ATR signs a major agreement with Iran Air for 40 ATR 72-600s

World’s leading turboprop manufacturer ATR and Iran’s national flag carrier Iran Air today signed in Teheran a deal for the introduction of 40 newest generation ATR 72-600s. The agreement includes firm orders for 20 aircraft plus 20 options, and is valued at one billion euro. The signature of the deal follows the commercial discussions held in the last days in Ro...