Iran To Start Receiving Airbus Aircraft In 2016

Five to eight Airbus aircraft will begin operating in Iran this year, according to the head of the country’s civil aviation authority.

Five to eight Airbus aircraft will begin operating in Iran this year, according to the head of the country’s civil aviation authority.

The IRIB news agency reported on Monday (April 25) that head of the Iran Civil Aviation Organization Ali Abedzadeh said as part of the first stage of the order between Iran and Airbus signed in January, variants of the A320 and A330 will enter the country this year.

The deal between Iran and Airbus includes orders for 118 aircraft including 45 A320s, 45 A330s, 16 A350s and 12 A380s.

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