Iran Air takes delivery of first Airbus aircraft following historic deal
Iran Air has taken over its first new aircraft, an A321, in a surrender ceremony in Toulouse with Farhad Parvaresh, Iran Air Chairman and Airbus Commercial Aircraft President Fabrice Bregier.
The delivery is the first of a fixed order from Iran Air in December 2016 for 100 Airbus aircraft (46 single-speed and 54 wide-angle jets) to renew and expand their fleet.
“This significant milestone marks the first practical step in Iran’s ambitious passenger aircraft fleet renewal and its stronger presence in international civil aviation.
“Iranische Reisende können mit unserer Auswahl der weltweit modernsten Single-Aisle-Flugzeuge stolz sein”, sagte Parvaresh.
“Iran Air is delighted about this first Airbus delivery and congratulates all those who have made it possible.
“Today signals that with international cooperation and cooperation, we can achieve mutually beneficial commercial goals.”
Iran is expected to modernize some 400 to 500 new airplanes and expand its existing passenger fleet in order to catch up the demand for demand both at home and abroad.
The latest generation of fuel-efficient aircraft also allows new routes and markets to be used
The delivery corresponds to all relevant international laws.
Airbus closely co-ordinated with regulatory authorities in the EU, the US and elsewhere to understand and fully comply with the common approach, better known as Iran nuclear business.
“Today is an important occasion, and I congratulate Iran Air on the takeover of the first new aircraft in many years.
“As we are carrying out these initial steps together, we are ready to support the development and modernization of Iran Air,” Bregier said.
“In a country of 80 million people, it is clear that the latest passenger aircraft must meet both domestic and international demand.”