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Fri, 29 January 2016

Iran Air Signs Deal with Airbus for 118 Aircraft

Iran officials have signed two agreements with Airbus covering new aircraft orders and a comprehensive civil aviation co-operation package.

 Iran Air has signed an agreement with Airbus for the acquisition of a full range of new Airbus aircraft (73 widebodies and 45 single aisle).

 The deal for 118 new aircraft signed by Mr Farhad Parvaresh, Iran Air Chairman and CEO, includes 21 A320ceo family, 24 A320neo family, 27 A330ceo family, 18 A330neo (-900), 16 A350-1000 and 12 A380.

 It also includes pilot and maintenance training and support services to help the entry into service and efficient operations of these new aircraft.

In parallel, the Minister of Roads and Urban Development, Dr. Abbas Ahmad Akhoundi, signed a comprehensive co-operation agreement as part of the countrys modernisation of its civil aviation sector, to support the development of air navigation services (ATM), airport and aircraft operations, regulatory harmonization, technical and academic training, maintenance, repair and industrial cooperation.

"Todays announcement is the start of re-establishing our civil aviation sector into the envy of the region and along with partners like Airbus well ensure the highest world standards, said Mr Farhad Parvaresh, Iran Air Chairman and CEO. 

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