Tag: Iran

Iran Aseman A320 Engine Fails and Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]

Iran Now Eyeing Mitsubishi Regional Jet Deal

Reading Time: 1 minute Iran could be adding the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) to its fleet later in the year according to a government minister. Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan, deputy minister for international affairs at the ministry of road and urban development, said the 100-seat MRJ will be purchased as part of a deal on behalf of domestic carrier Aseman […]

Iran to Purchase Japanese Mitsubishi Regional Jet

Reading Time: 1 minute Iranian deputy road minister has announced that a Japanese delegation will arrive in Iran in December to discuss selling aircraft to Iranian airlines. Deputy Minister for International Affairs at the Ministry of Road and Urban Development Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan made the remarks noting “given that Iran Aseman Airlines performs domestic and provincial flights across the […]

Airbus Historic Sale to Iran Could Be in Trouble

Reading Time: 1 minute In January, Airbus and Iran Air agreed to a landmark deal for 118 aircraft with a total value rising to as much as $25 billion.One of the most significant parts of the deal is an agreement for 12 A380 superjumbos worth upwards of $5.2 billion at list prices. However, this portion of the deal may […]

Iran Invites Boeing To Talk About Plane Purchases

Reading Time: 1 minute Iran has invited U.S. planemaker Boeing Co (BA.N) to Tehran to discuss purchasing jetliners aimed at revamping its aging fleet hit by decades of sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic, state TV reported on Friday. In February, Iran’s deputy transport minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan told Reuters the country was ready to buy at least 100 […]