Iran Plans Boeing And Airbus Orders

Iran is reportedly planning to buy as many as 90 aircraft a year from Boeing and Airbus as part of its plans to replace its ageing fleet once Western sanctions are lifted.

Iran is reportedly planning to buy as many as 90 aircraft a year from Boeing and Airbus as part of its plans to replace its ageing fleet once Western sanctions are lifted.

According to the country’s state news agency IRNA, Mohammad Khodakarami, the caretaker director of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization, confirmed on Sunday (August 2) that it plans to buy between 80 and 90 aircraft annually in the first phase of renovating its fleet.

Iran’s current fleet has an average age of around 23 years, almost twice the international average.

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