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Sunday, January 17, 2016

Iran to Receive 114 Airbus Planes by June, when was the order placed?


Iran to Receive 114 Airbus Planes by June, when was the order placed? (SP).

Some 114 Airbus passenger planes will be delivered to Iran by late June, an Iran Air source told Sputnik on Sunday.

On Saturday, Iran's Transportation Minister Abbas Ahmad Akhoundi said Tehran had reached an agreement with the French Airbus Group SE on procuring the planes for its Iran Air national carrier company.

"Delivery of the 114 Airbus passenger aircraft to an Iranian airline [Iran Air] will be completed in late June, deliveries will be carried out in three or four batches starting from March," the source
The aircraft supply will boost Iran’s civilian aviation fleet in order for the country to compete with other global airlines, the source added.


US President Barack Obama lifted a decades-old ban on selling aircraft and repair parts to Iran's aviation companies on Friday.

Considering that Airbus had At year-end 2015, an overall backlog of 6,787 aircraft – providing a volume equivalent to 10 years of production at current rates. Hmmmm........At what time did Iran place the order in Europe? Read the full story here.

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