Iran Air Signs with Airbus for 118 Jets

By Paul Riegler on 28 January 2016
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Airbus A350 cockpit

Airbus A350 cockpit

Iran Air announced an order for 118 aircraft with Airbus on Thursday.

The deal, announced at Élysée Palace in Paris, includes pilot and maintenance training. The Iranian flag carrier will receive 73 wide-body and 45 single-aisle planes. This includes 12 A380 superjumbos, 16 A350, 27 A330ceo, and 18 A330neo wide-body jets, and 21 A320ceo family and 24 A320neo family single-aisle aircraft.

The contract was signed by Farhad Parvaresh, Iran Air’s CEO, during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s state visit to France.

Iran Air was founded in 1944 as Iranian Airways and changed its name to the current moniker in 1961.

(Photo: Accura Media Group)

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