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Iran signs deal to buy 80 Boeing planes

Dec 11, 2016 - 11:35 PM

Boeing says the deal worth 16 6 billion will support tens of thousands of US jobs directly associated with production and delivery of the aircraft

Farhad Parvaresh (L), Chairman and Managing Director of Iran Air, and Fletcher Barkdull (R), Boeing regional director, sign an agreement in the presence of Abbas Ahmad Akhoundi (C), Minister of Roads and Urban Development, in the capital Tehran on December 11, 2016. Iran Air finalised a contract to buy 80 planes from US firm Boeing, the official IRNA news agency, in the first deal of its kind since the 1979 Islamic revolution.  / AFP PHOTO / STR

Boeing nears landmark deal to sell planes to Iran Air

Jun 21, 2016 - 9:00 PM

3rd UPDATE The agreement which could be worth as much as 25 billion is subject to the approval of the United States government

(FILES) This file photo taken on January 15, 2013 shows an Iran Air Boeing 747 passenger plane sitting on the tarmac of the domestic Mehrabad airport in the Iranian capital Tehran. Iran and US aerospace giant Boeing have reached an agreement for the purchase of 100 aircraft to renew the country's ageing fleet, the head of Tehran's civil aviation authority announced on June 19, 2016. The Islamic republic has ordered about 200 planes from three Western manufacturers since mid-January when economic sanctions were lifted following a deal on Tehran's nuclear programme. / AFP PHOTO / BEHROUZ MEHRI

Iran reaches deal to purchase 100 Boeing planes

Jun 19, 2016 - 7:55 PM

The deal still has to be approved by the US Treasury according to the head of Iran s civil aviation authority

epa05363314 A man walks under a Boeing 777 plane at Taoyuan airport, in Taoyuan, Taiwan, 14 June 2016. EPA/RITCHIE B. TONGO