Tag: Iran

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 […]

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 […]