Iran Air acquires first of three 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, has been registered in Gambia since February 2012.
Al Sayegh Airlines has two further 747-300s in its fleet (MSN 23224 and 23823), which are both in storage and scheduled to be sold to Iran Air in May this year, sources say. Flightglobal's Ascend Online database shows both aircraft as currently registered in Burkina Faso as XT-DMA and XT-SAG, respectively, having been operated until late 2010 by Centrafrique Air Express.
The three 747-300s, formerly operated by Qantas, were delivered to Al Sayegh Airlines in 2010.
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