Iran Air

December 6, 2006 - 12:04pm

Airbus is competing with Russia’s Ilyushin-Finance Co. (IFC) and Tupolev for a Syrian government tender to supply seven airliners to Syrian Air. When Syria issued the tender in February this year, the stated requirement called for four 185- to 225-seat narrowbodies as replacements for six Boeing 727s and three Tupolev Tu-154s, and three 280- to 320-seat widebodies to replace a pair of Boeing 747SPs.

November 27, 2006 - 11:35am

Western aerospace executives may be wary about attending the Iran airshow, but will be missing out on a great future business opportunity if they don’t go, according to the event’s organizers. The show is scheduled from November 28 to December 1 at the Kish Island Free Trade Zone–located close to Dubai and one of the main trading links between Iran and its neighbors in the Gulf.

November 15, 2006 - 7:30am

Dutch group Rekkof and Russian airframer Tupolev are competing head-to-head for IranAir’s $600 million fleet renewal program. The companies anticipate that the Iranian government will place orders later this year, following its recent allocation–by presidential decree–of $600 million for purchase of an unspecified number of “medium-range passenger airliners.”

 
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