EghtesadOnline: Two Franco-Italian ATR72 aircraft are scheduled to be delivered to Iran on Thursday, spokesman of the Civil Aviation Organization of Islamic Republic of Iran said.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian aviation industry, which employs about 30,000 people, is generally known to be a male-dominated domain.
EghtesadOnline: Having been under the detrimental effect of international nuclear-related sanctions for years, Iran's aviation industry could not keep up with other countries in the region and lost the market to rivals, Turkey and the UAE in particular.
EghtesadOnline: A woman in Iran broke another glass ceiling on Sunday when Iran Air's first female Chief Executive Officer, Farzaneh Sharafbafi officially took charge of the country's flag carrier company. The first Iranian woman to receive a PhD in aerospace, she has been a board member at Iran Air, otherwise known as Homa.
EghtesadOnline: A woman has for the first time ever been promoted as head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Line.
EghtesadOnline: The third Airbus passenger jet Iran has purchased, following the massive deal secured with the European planemaker, operated its first international flight on Friday, Mehr News Agency reported on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: As Iran is pushing ahead with what appears to be an aggressive campaign to purchase planes, figures show European aviation major Airbus has won the race in Tehran from its American rival Boeing.
EghtesadOnline: Iran says it has authorized the creation of 10 new airlines within the next six months in what appears to be part of the country’s aggressive campaign to expand its air mobility infrastructure.
EghtesadOnline: In the space of 18 months, Iran has set about what amounts to a complete overhaul of its aviation sector. Since most international sanctions were lifted on the country in January 2016, its airlines have placed orders for more than 300 new aircraft and options for a further 50 planes.
EghtesadOnline: Major new agreements between Iranian airlines and rival plane manufacturers Boeing and Airbus were unveiled over the weekend, based on which Iranian carriers are to buy a total of 83 passenger jets from the two companies.