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  • Iran Air lines up three Boeing 747-300s

    Iran Air has acquired the first of three Boeing 747-300s from Al Sayegh Airlines. The 1986-vintage aircraft (MSN 23408), which is still in storage,...

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  • US officials suggest missile downed MH17

    ​US officials reportedly believe that Malaysia Airlines MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile.

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  • ANALYSIS: How Iran's aerospace dream began and ended with the licence-built IrAn-140

    News | 25 Nov 2014 09:11

    ​When the sole airworthy HESA IrAn-140 turboprop crashed on takeoff from Tehran in August, Iran’s hopes of becoming an aerospace-manufacturing nation appeared to crash with it. The decade-and-a-half following Antonov’s decision to licence production of its An-140 to Iran has seen no more than a dozen IrAn-140s roll off the assembly line, no fewer than four accidents involving the type, and a regulatory ban on all flight operations by the aircraft.
  • Iran's Mahan Air to open London Gatwick route

    News | 28 Oct 2014 15:43 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Iranian carrier Mahan Air is to open services to London Gatwick by the end of the year, according to a ground-handling firm.
  • Iran Air purchases aeronautical data from Boeing

    News | 23 Oct 2014 11:10 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Iran Air has purchased aeronautical documentation and information from Boeing, the US airframer has disclosed.
  • Iran Air holds talks with Boeing over spares supply

    News | 24 Jul 2014 13:30 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Iran Air and its subsidiary Iran Air Tours have held discussions with Boeing over the supply of services, including spare parts, for their aircraft fleets.
  • ANALYSIS: MH17 Previous shoot-down incidents or attempts

    News | 24 Jul 2014 11:22 | David Learmount

    Starting with the most recent, this list includes some of the civil aircraft that have been shot down when carrying out normal business in non-combat airspace. Many more have been downed in combat zones or areas in which rebels were active.
  • US officials suggest missile downed MH17

    News | 18 Jul 2014 04:11 | Greg Waldron

    ​US officials reportedly believe that Malaysia Airlines MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile.