Three 2002 Airbus planes join Iran Air fleet
Iran's national flag carrier Iran Air has purchased three Airbus passenger planes and will add them to its fleet by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20).
Complete overhaul of a JCPOA aircraft
The Managing Director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Airlines (Iran Air) has announced that its Iranian engineers have given an Airbus 321 a complete overhaul. The plane was purchased following the signature of the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal with world powers.
Five new ATR planes delivered to Tehran
Iran Air (Homa) has announced that five new ATR planes will be delivered to Tehran on 5 July 2018.
Chinese finance for aircraft purchase
After months of negotiations, a Chinese company agreed to fund the purchase of Iran Airs’ airliners. According to the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development of Iran, Iran Air and a Chinese company signed an MoU to enable the company to finance the purchase of Iran Airs’ airliners.
Sale of Canadian aircrafts to Iran gets US license
Al Monitor News has cited an Iranian source, claiming that the US Treasury Department has issued licenses for the sale of Canadian aircrafts to Iran. If the veracity of the news is verified, this will be the first such license issued by the Trump Administration. As reported by Al Monitor: “Questions have emerged about whether the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has issued new licenses to Canadian plane manufacturer Bombardier Inc. to sell passenger aircraft to Iran.
Heavy snow creates rare incident in Airport
Heavy snow has created havoc in Tehran, from traffic congestions to power cuts in parts of the capital. But, today also saw a rare incident at Mehrabad Airport. An Iran Air Fokker 100 tail-heavy with snow lost its balance, causing its nose to lift up into the air. It was as if the plane had pulled a wheelie and was doing a catwalk.
Iran response to cautionary measures by Airbus
The French Airbus company announced last week that the delivery of planes purchased by Iran will be delayed. According to American businessman and current chief operating officer at Airbus, John Leahy, the company will delay the delivery of the planes until Iran has completed its down payments.
Two more ATRs land in Iran
Two more ATR 72-600 series which were dispatched from France last night landed in Mehrabad Airport in Tehran this morning.
Following the Iran nuclear agreement of 2015, the JCPOA, with world powers and sanctions relief, Iran's Aviation Industry has signed an agreement for the purchase of 100 passenger planes with the French Airbus, 80 Boeings with the US, and 20 ATRs. Eight of the latter and three airbuses have been delivered to Iran Air.
Two ATR planes fly to Iran soon
ATR turboprop maker CEO has said that two more aircrafts will be delivered to Iran by the end of 2017. Following an agreement with the Italian-French company, six aircrafts have already been delivered to Iran.
Iran selecting financiers for 200 jets: Iran Air
Iran Air CEO Farzaneh Sharafbazi says her company 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.
Iran in talks to buy 48 Airbus helicopters
The Iranian government is in talks with the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus to purchase 45 helicopters, a deputy roads and urban development minister said.