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Five new ATR jets enter service in Iran 18 Aug 2018

Five new ATR jets enter service in Iran

The latest five ATR turboprop aircraft entered service on Friday starting on busy domestic routes such as Tehran to Mashhad. IranAir took delivery of five more ATR turboprop aircraft only a day before the return of US illegal sanctions that have already torpedoed Iran’s plane purchases with other major providers. The planes that had left France’s Toulouse […]

IranAir to receive 5 new ATR planes Sunday 04 Aug 2018

IranAir to receive 5 new ATR planes Sunday

Five new planes manufactured by Franco-Italian turboprop planemaker ATR will land at Tehran Mehrabad Airport on Sun. morning to join the national flag carrier IranAir fleet. According to Iran Civil Aviation Organization, the National Airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran – Iran Air – will receive five new ATR planes tomorrow, as part of […]

ATR says to sustain serious financial damage if deal with Iran breaks 06 Jul 2018

ATR says to sustain serious financial damage if deal with Iran breaks

ATR Chief Executive Christian Scherer said the Franco-Italian company will sustain “serious damage” to its finances if its contract with Iran breaks under US pressure. According to Reuters, ATR Chief Executive Christian Scherer has been in talks with the US Treasury, urging the Trump administration to unblock the export of about six regional planes to […]

ATR seeking new export license to deliver remaining Iranian aircraft 04 Jul 2018

ATR seeking new export license to deliver remaining Iranian aircraft

Franco-Italian passenger aircraft manufacturer, ATR, confirmed that it is seeking new export license from the US Treasury Department to allow it to deliver the final 12 ATR 72 planes already purchased by Iran. According to ainonline, ATR, Franco-Italian passenger aircraft manufacturer, confirmed that it has applied for a new export license from the US Treasury Department’s […]

Aseman Airlines, pilot to blame for Tehran-Yasuj plane crash 13 Mar 2018

Aseman Airlines, pilot to blame for Tehran-Yasuj plane crash

 Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization has released a preliminary report on the crash of an airliner in west-central Iran last month. The report suggests that the team tasked with probing into the incident is currently unable to present a definitive conclusion from the investigation into the crash of the ATR-72 plane operated by the Iran Aseman […]

Crashed ATR-72 plane still not found 19 Feb 2018

Crashed ATR-72 plane still not found

TEHRAN– Thirty-six hours after the passenger plane of Aseman Airline which had 66 on board was lost on radar tracks, still no part of the missed ATR-72 plane has been found. A number of 26 rescue teams along with 106 climbers have been dispatched to the estimated area of the accident, while the bad weather […]

ATR to deliver 8 more planes to Iran by year end 15 Nov 2017

ATR to deliver 8 more planes to Iran by year end

ATR’s Christian Scherer told the media that the company is posed to outpace its promised deliveries to Iran, with handing another 8 passenger carriers to Iran. “ATR aims to deliver another eight aircraft to Iran by the end of the year after delivering six so far this year under US export licenses issued following the […]

Iran to Receive 2 New ATR Planes in Weeks 07 Sep 2017

Iran to Receive 2 New ATR Planes in Weeks

Two of the other brand-new turboprops Iran has purchased from ATR aircraft manufacturer will arrive in the country during the next Iranian month, CEO of Iran Air Farzaneh Sharafbafi announced. According to the top official, Iran will have the two new passenger planes delivered in the month of Mehr (September 23 – October 22). Iran […]