Tag: Iran

Iranian Plane Makes Urgent Landing In Isfahan Airport

An Iranian airplane traveling from the country’s city of Isfahan to Tehran, was forced to make an urgent landing after experiencing technical problems, the head of Isfahan province airports Hassan Amjadi said. According to him, the airplane made an urgent landing in Isfahan airport midnight, IRNA news agency reported. The airplane which was carrying 157 […]

Boeing Concludes $3 Billion Iranian 737 MAX Deal

Boeing has finalized a definitive agreement with Iran Aseman Airlines for the purchase of up to 60 737 MAX commercial passenger aircraft. The deal includes firm orders for 30 737 MAXs, valued at $3 billion at list prices, and purchase rights for an additional 30 737 MAXs. The variants of the MAX series to be […]

Gulf Airspace Ban Set To Ground Qatar Airways Aircraft

The airspace ban by the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain is likely to ground Qatar Airways aircraft, particularly its narrowbody fleet, according to analysts. Following the severing of diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday by three Gulf countries, along with Egypt, over its relationship with Iran and support for terror groups, the CAPA Centre for […]

Russia Stopped To Use Its Air Force In Syria Since May 1

Russia stopped to use its air force in Syria under the memorandum on de-escalation zones in Syria from May 1, Sergei Rudskoi, chief of the main operation department of Russia’s General Staff, said – TASS reported. “From 00:00 on May 1, Russia stopped to use its air force in area designated as de-escalation zones in […]

Iran Aseman A320 Engine Fails and Shuts Down in Flight

An Iran Aseman Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration EP-ZAR performing flight EP-850 from Tehran Mehradbad to Zahedan (Iran), was climbing out of Tehran when the crew stopped the climb at FL140 reporting an engine (V2500) had needed to be shut down. The aircraft returned to Tehran Mehrabad for a safe landing about 20 minutes after departure. […]

Boeing Clinches New $3 Billion Deal with Iran’s Aseman

Boeing confirms the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Iran Aseman Airlines, expressing the airline’s intent to purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes with a list price value of $3 billion. The agreement also provides the airline with purchase rights for 30 additional 737 MAXs. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, an […]

Russia Set to Sell SuperJets to Iran

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has confirmed an unspecified Iranian airline will shortly acquire twelve SSJ 100-95s from Sukhoi Civil Aircraft. Earlier this year, the Mehr news agency quoted the Secretary of the Association of Iranian Airlines, Maqsoud Asadi Samani, as saying the Russian manufacturer had applied to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) […]

Iran to Sign $400m Deal with European Planemaker ATR

Iran and European planemaker ATR are due to sign a deal for the purchase of 20 short-haul passenger aircraft, an Iranian official said on Saturday, weeks after Tehran finalised deals with Boeing and Airbus. ATR, co-owned by Airbus and Italy’s Leonardo Finmeccanica, in February reported preliminary orders from Iran for 20 twin-engine turboprop ATR 72-600 […]

KLM To Resume Service To Tehran

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume service to the Iranian capital of Tehran from 30 October 2016. This will be the 14th new destination KLM has added to its network in 2016. Four weekly services will be operated between Schiphol and Tehran, supplementing the Paris-Tehran service operated by Air France since 16 April 2016. KLM […]

Iran Plans Negotiations With Russia On Purchase of Sukhoi Fighters

According to TASS, Iran will not need additional air defense systems after getting from Russia the S-300 anti-aircraft missile defense systems and commissioning Iran’s similar system Bavar (Belief) 373. Therefore, Iran’s Ministry of Defense intends to focus on negotiations with Russia on the purchase of the Sukhoi aircraft, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan […]