Iran Air receives two new ATR planes

Iran’s national flag-carrier airline Iran Air has received two more turboprop planes from the Franco-Italian aviation player ATR.  Franco-Italian aviation player ATR has delivered two more turboprop planes to Iran’s national flag-carrier airline Iran Air thus bringing the total number of deliveries to six from a package of 20.  The…

Iran selecting financiers for 200 jets: New Iran Air CEO

New CEO of national flag carrier Iran Air Farzaneh Sharafbafi Iran is in the process of selecting financiers for the purchase of 200 new passenger aircraft from among many domestic and foreign companies which have submitted their proposals to Iran Air, the new CEO of the national airline Farzaneh Sharafbafi…

Iran in talks to buy copters from Airbus

Iran says it has started a new round of talks with the European planemaker Airbus over the purchase of dozens of helicopters. Iran says it has started a new round of talks with the European planemaker Airbus over the purchase of dozens of helicopters. Iran’s media quoted Asghar Fakhrieh-Kashan, a…

Iran Air CEO: Seven new planes to join Iran’s fleet

Seven commercial airplanes would be added to Iran’s fleet by the end of this year, said Iran Air’s top manager. We are going “to receive another five ATRs until the end of 2017, starting in August or September, and a further eleven in 2018, bringing it to the total 20…

Iran Air, Airbus open new chapter in cooperation

The landing of Iran’s first purchased Airbus (A321) in the capital’s international airport has paved the way for the country’s flag-carrier airline – Iran Air to resume cooperation with the Airbus Company after 38 years, a senior Iranian official said. Speaking in a ceremony held here on the Thursday to…

Iran Air, Boeing finalize plane purchase deal

Iran Air has finalized an agreement with Boeing to purchase 80 planes from US aircraft maker. Iran’s flag carrier ‘Iran Air’ says it has signed a much-awaited agreement with US aviation giant Boeing to purchase 80 planes.  The agreement envisages the purchase of 50 twinjet narrow-body Boeing 737 planes and…

Iran’s dealmaking with Europe: the seven biggest contracts

Deals worth nearly €40bn were struck during the Iranian president’s four-day visit to Europe after the lifting of sanctions The Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, meets the French president François Hollande. France and Italy have led the way in cementing post-sanctions deals.  Airbus €22bn (£16.8bn) Aiming to renovate its ageing air…

European airlines set to resume flights to Tehran

Several European airlines aim to resume their flights to Iran following a landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, the Persian daily IRAN reported on Thursday. The newspaper quoted Mohammad Khodakarami, deputy head of Iran’s civil aviation authority, as saying British Airways officials visited Tehran on Tuesday to discuss…

European airlines set to resume flights to Tehran

Several European airlines will resume their flights to Iran after nearly five years following a landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, the Terahn-based English newspaper IRAN daily reported on Thursday. The newspaper quoted Mohammad Khodakarami, deputy head of Iran’s civil aviation authority, as saying British Airways officials visited…

Iran selects Airbus for its civil aviation renewal

Iran officials have signed two agreements with Airbus covering new aircraft orders and a comprehensive civil aviation co-operation package. The agreements were signed at the Élysée Palace, Paris, during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s official visit to France with French President François Hollande. According to a press release issued by Airbus,…