Articles tagged “iran”

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.

7 months ago

U.S. Appeals Court Will Not Reinstate Trump Travel Ban

U.S. Appeals Court Will Not Reinstate Trump Travel Ban

Jason Clampet, Skift

This is good news for travel and tourism, but what travelers and business leaders are looking for here is some semblance of consistency by the U.S. on who can come into the U.S. and how.

8 months ago

Trump’s Actions Endanger Tourism Between the U.S. and Iran

Trump’s Actions Endanger Tourism Between the U.S. and Iran

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

To many Americans, Iran remains almost as mysterious as it was a century ago due to a lack of tourism. Yet in the past few years, tour operators have hoped that the recent thaw in relations would lead to Iran becoming a tourism-breakout star the way Cuba now is. But Trump's travel restrictions may complicate the travel opportunity.

9 months ago

Opinion: Open Your Travel Horizons With Banned Country Dinners

Opinion: Open Your Travel Horizons With Banned Country Dinners

Colin Nagy, Skift

I can't think of a more delicious way to take a stand.

9 months ago

What Trump’s Muslim Visa Ban Looks Like From the Middle East

What Trump’s Muslim Visa Ban Looks Like From the Middle East

Ladane Nasseri and Zainab Fattah, Bloomberg

The next four years will be difficult for the travel industry if it has no idea where the insane ideas of an unhinged leader will take us.

9 months 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.

10 months ago

Abercrombie & Kent Views Iran Tours as Big Opportunity for People-to-People Understanding

Abercrombie & Kent Views Iran Tours as Big Opportunity for People-to-People Understanding

Jon Gambrell , Associated Press

Developments in Iran might have created new openings for U.S. visitors to experience the country but the results of the U.S. presidential election may see these opportunities vanishing fairly rapidly. There are rumblings in the U.S. Congress about imposing stiff new sanctions against Iran.

12 months ago

British Airways Will Resume Flights to Iran

British Airways Will Resume Flights to Iran

Associated Press

It's positive sign of increased normalization with the once-pariah country.

1 year ago

Boeing’s Big Sale to Iran Has Turned Political Already

Boeing’s Big Sale to Iran Has Turned Political Already

Richard Lardner, Associated Press

Boeing has factories spread across the U.S. in a manner that transcends party politics. This deal will go through.

1 year ago

For Boeing, an Historic, Albeit Politically Turbulent Deal with Iran Air

For Boeing, an Historic, Albeit Politically Turbulent Deal with Iran Air

Matthew Lee and Bradley Klapper, Associated Press

One example of the many ways in which politics and the business of travel intersect. Another big question we have to ask: Where is that $25 billion coming from?

1 year 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.

1 year ago

Iran May Buy 100 Planes From Boeing in First Big Post-Nuke Deal Sale

Iran May Buy 100 Planes From Boeing in First Big Post-Nuke Deal Sale

Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press

$25 billion in sales could certainly sway politicians in Boeing cities to drop opposition to the Iran deals. At least Boeing hopes so.

1 year ago