Tag: Iran Air

Iran Air Fokker 100 Main Gear Did Not Extend

Reading Time: 1 minute An Iran Air Fokker 100, performing flight IR-215 from Qeshm Island to Tehran Mehrabad (Iran) with 24 passengers, main gear did not extend. Aircraft needed to land at Tehran Mehrabad’s airport with both main gear struts not extended at about 21:30L (18:00Z). The aircraft came to a stop on its nose gear and aft belly. […]

ATR Hopes to Continue Iranian Business

Reading Time: 2 minutes Regional turboprop manufacturer ATR is hopeful that worsening relations between the US administration and Iran will not hinder its business relationship with Tehran. ATR delivered eight aircraft to Iran Air in 2017 and plans to deliver a further 12 by the end of this year, as part of Iran’s effort to replace its antiquated civil […]

Iran Air Takes Delivery of Two More ATR-72s

Reading Time: 2 minutes Iran Air has received two more of the 20 ATR-72s it ordered last year. The seventh and eighth aircraft arrived at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport on New Year’s Eve.  Iran Air, the country’s flag carrier, signed the contract with the Franco-Italian joint venture back in April 2017 to purchase the 20 ATR 72-600 planes valued at […]

Iran-Airbus Deal Facing Financial Challenge

Reading Time: 1 minute Iran has failed so far to fully settle the financing issue of the purchased planes from Airbus and ATR, Ali Abedzadeh, Iran’s deputy minister of roads and urban development, said. Both plane makers have announced readiness to finance some of the aircraft, Abedzadeh, who heads Iran Civil Aviation Organization, said, Tasnim news agency reported July […]

Iran Air Gets Its First Four ATR-72-600s

Reading Time: 1 minute Iran Air took delivery of its first four ATR 72-600s. ATR and Iran Air finalised a firm contract for 20 ATR 72-600s and options for a further 20 only last month. Deliveries of the 20 firm aircraft will extend until the end of 2018. Following the relief of international sanctions on Iran, there is a […]

Iran Air Receives Its First Airbus A330-200

Reading Time: 1 minute Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new A330-200, the first of 45 family aircraft on order. The delivery of the new jetliner is part of Iran Air’s major fleet renewal plan, settled in December 2016 with a firm order placed for 100 Airbus aircraft, including 46 A320 family jetliners and 16 A350s. The […]

Airbus Starts 2017 With A380 Sales Loss

Reading Time: 1 minute European manufacturer Airbus had a quiet start to 2017, with just four aircraft—one A320ceo for Mexico’s VivaAerobus and three A350-900s for Air France—sold. That figure was effectively halved as two previous sales, the last pair of A380s for the French flag carrier, were converted to A350-900s, giving a net tally of two. The continuing move […]

Iran Air Takes Delivery of Its First of 100 Airbus Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]

Airbus and Iran Air Sign Historic 100-Jet Deal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following on from an official commitment signed in January this year, Airbus and Iran Air have now signed a firm contract for 100 commercial jets, comprising 46 A320 Family, 38 A330 Family and 16 A350 XWB aircraft, with deliveries beginning in early 2017. “I am delighted that we have reached an agreement to go to […]

Boeing and Iran Air Announce Agreement for 80 Airplanes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing and Iran Air announced an agreement for 80 aircraft that includes 50 737 MAX 8s, 15 777-300ERs and 15 777-9s, valued at $16.6 billion at list prices. Based on its Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Iran Air announced in June, the contract was reached within the terms of the U.S. Government license issued to Boeing […]