Posts Tagged ‘Iran’

Iran Air Confirms Cancellation of Early Boeing Delivery

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Iran Air has confirmed the cancellation of the earlier-than-expected delivery of a Boeing 777-300ER as part of a $17 billion order from the American planemaker. The cancellation came after deputy minister of roads and urban development, Asghar Fakhrieh-Kashan, announced this month that Boeing had offered the jet to Iran Air after Turkish Airlines canceled its…

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Iran hopes Turkish Airlines losses mean earlier delivery of Boeing plane

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Iran may soon be receiving the first Western-built jet airplane since 1979, Iranian state media has reported after claims by industry sources of Turkish Airlines being cash-strapped. “[T]wo 777 Boeing passenger planes will be delivered to the national flag carrier Iran Air,” IRNA reported on Sunday, citing an unnamed “informed” source. The initial report by…

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Iran seals new plane purchase deal with Boeing

Iran seals new plane purchase deal with Boeing

Iran’s Aseman Airlines has signed an agreement with Boeing for buying 60 twinjet narrow-body passenger planes from the US aviation giant. (Photo by Aseman Airlines) Iran has signed a new agreement with US aviation giant Boeing for buying dozens of the company’s twinjet narrow-body passenger planes. The agreement involves the purchase of 30 Boeing 737…

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Iran expects delivery of first batch of Airbus planes by March 2017

Iran says it expects to finalize an aircraft purchase agreement with European aviation giant Airbus within the next two weeks, adding that the first planes could be delivered by March 2017. Farhad Parvaresh, the managing director of Iran’s flag carrier airline Iran Air, was quoted by media as saying Iran in the first batch could…

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Iran says aircraft deliveries dependent on talks with Airbus, Boeing

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The negotiations are underway and Iran has not reached an agreement with the two aircraft manufacturers, Araqchi said. Following the implementation of the last year’s nuclear accord, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), between Iran and six world powers, Airbus and Boeing received permission, less than a month ago, from the U.S.…

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Iran Insists That Boeing, Airbus Deals Will Go Ahead

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The Iran Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has insisted that recently announced deals with the world’s two big aircraft manufacturers, Boeing and Airbus, can still go ahead, despite strong opposition to the deals from some US polticians. Reza Jafarzadeh, a senior spokesman for the ICAO, has said that although no formal contracts have been signed all…

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Boeing CEO: If we can’t sell to Iran, no US aircraft maker should either

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Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg told CNBC Monday he sees “significant opportunity” in selling aircraft to Iran, but noted that the company must follow the U.S. government’s lead. Speaking at the Farnborough Air Show in London, Muilenburg said Boeing is simply asking for “equal treatment” — if Boeing is denied a license to do business with…

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House panel aiming to halt Boeing’s sale of jets to Iran

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A House subcommittee on Thursday will debate three bill aimed at halting Boeing’s sale of passenger jets to Iran. The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade plans to debate the measures aimed at stopping the largest U.S. business transaction with Iran since the 1979. “Tomorrow’s hearing will examine the Obama administration’s nuclear…

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