Tag: Iran

Are We Watching The Sunset of A380?

Reading Time: 4 minutes It has been ten years since the inaugural flight of Airbus A380, the world’s biggest passenger airliner. There is a lot of talks that A380 project is living its last days, because of poor orders in 2015. The Iran’s crazy “shopping”, after the sanctions on investments in oil, gas and petrochemicals, exports of refined petroleum […]

Terror Threat – Philippines Tightens Security

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Philippines is increasing security at Ninoy Aquino International Airport after the Department of Foreign Affairs received intelligence that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards are allegedly preparing to mount an attack against a Saudi Arabian aircraft. The intelligence was sent to the Philippine government by the Saudi Arabian embassy in Manila, indicating that the threat of […]

Iran Selects Airbus For Its Civil Aviation Renewal

Reading Time: 1 minute Iran officials have signed two agreements for 118 new aircraft, pilot training, airport operations and ATM support. The agreements were signed at the Élysée Palace, Paris, during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s official visit to France with French President François Hollande. Iran Air has signed an agreement with Airbus for the acquisition of the full range […]

Iran Makes Order for Airbus A380 and A350

Reading Time: 1 minute It didn’t take long after the sanctions against Iran were lifted: the country has made a provisional deal with Airbus to buy eight A-380 aircraft to be delivered from 2019, according to the deputy transport minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan quoted by Reuters this Sunday (24 January). The tentative deal, which the ministry hopes to complete […]

Iran Intends to Buy 114 Aircraft from Airbus

Reading Time: 1 minute Iran has taken the first step of an agreement to buy 114 Airbus planes, an announcement made while the economic and financial sanctions related to Iran’s nuclear program are lifted. The announcement by Abbas Akhoondi, Iranian Minister of Transport, to the Tasnim press agency has not been confirmed by Airbus, which indicated that it did […]

150 Flights Between Saudi and Iran Halted as Diplomatic Ties Cut

Reading Time: 2 minutes Around 150 direct flights between Iran and Saudi Arabia carrying thousands of pilgrims every month have been halted as diplomatic ties between the two countries were severed, aviation sources said on Tuesday. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Reuters in an interview on Monday that it had halted trade and flights with Iran as part […]

Four Russian Fighter Jets to Escort President Assad’s Plane

Reading Time: 1 minute Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s plane will be escorted by four Russian fighter jets during his upcoming visit to Iran, reports said, adding that the US coalition has been alerted to stand down as the Russian jets will have the permission to fire at will at any incoming aircraft. “Four strategic Russian fighter jets will accompany […]