Articles tagged “iran air”

Boeing and Airbus Still Expect to Sell Hundreds of Planes to Iran’s Airlines

Boeing and Airbus Still Expect to Sell Hundreds of Planes to Iran’s Airlines

David Koenig, Associated Press

These deals may not mean much to Boeing or Airbus, which have large backlogs. But Iran's airlines definitely need new planes to replace their aging fleets.

1 year ago

Boeing Wins Another Big Potential Sale in Iran

Boeing Wins Another Big Potential Sale in Iran

Julie Johnsson, Terrence Dopp and Richard Clough, Bloomberg

There are so many unknowns. We don't know whether the U.S. government will allow the sale to go through. And we don't know whether Iran's airlines can absorb or pay for all the aircraft they've ordered. They certainly need new planes, but perhaps not hundreds of them from Airbus and Boeing.

2 years ago

Iran Air Closes $16.6 Billion Deal With Boeing for 80 Planes

Iran Air Closes $16.6 Billion Deal With Boeing for 80 Planes

Nasser Karimi and Adam Schreck, Associated Press

Good news for Boeing and Iran's passengers. But we won't be surprised if this becomes a political issue.

2 years ago

Iran’s Mammoth Jet Orders Signal Ambition to Join Airline Elite

Iran’s Mammoth Jet Orders Signal Ambition to Join Airline Elite

Christopher Jasper and Deena Kamel Yousef, Bloomberg

Like other Middle Eastern countries, Iran wants to diversify its economy as an international airline hub.

3 years ago

Iran Air Signs an Agreement With Boeing That Has Several Strings Attached

Iran Air Signs an Agreement With Boeing That Has Several Strings Attached

Golnar Motevalli and Deena Kamel Yousef, Bloomberg

Getting two countries back on the right footing with each other often starts in the travel industry. The more access and routes travelers have to Iran, the quicker the situation can start slowly improving.

3 years ago

EU Removes Iran Air From its Blacklist

EU Removes Iran Air From its Blacklist

Jonathan Stearns, Bloomberg

In January, Iran Air ordered 118 new Airbus jets, including 12 A380s. Now it will have somewhere to fly them.

3 years ago

Boeing, GE Take Steps to Sell Parts for Older Planes to Iran

Boeing, GE Take Steps to Sell Parts for Older Planes to Iran

Milad Fashtami, Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan

Iran was hoping that it's tentative deal with the West on nuclear weapons would bring improvements to its depleted fleet of commercial aircraft, but the spare parts have been slow in arriving.

5 years ago

As U.S.-Iran Direct Flights Become a Possibility, Revisit Classic Iran Air Ads

As U.S.-Iran Direct Flights Become a Possibility, Revisit Classic Iran Air Ads

Dan Washburn, AsiaSociety.org

With a very successful Iranian president visit to U.S. and UN, there is a possibility direct flights between U.S. and Iran will resume in near future. Worth looking at history and pondering how Iran Air was once one of the top airlines in the world, and even marketed heavily in U.S., through TV and print.

5 years ago