Posts Tagged “Iran”

Iranian Embraer order?

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Iranian Embraer order?






News from Iran today alludes to an order from an Iranian airline for 10 Embraers.  The report is confusing because it refers to “new” aircraft and then describes these as 50-seaters. The most likely 50-seater Embraer is the ERJ 145.  The last new delivery was in March 2016, after which the design was used to…

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MAX traction

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MAX traction






It has been a very good week for Boeing.  MIAT Mongolian and Iran Aseman both ordered the 737 MAX.   Yesterday MIAT Mongolian Airlines announced it’s decision to lease two 737 MAXs from Avolon, the leasing firm. Today Iran Aseman Airlines signed a Memorandum of Agreement for the purchase of 30 737 MAXs plus 30 options….

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Iran helicopter moves

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Iran helicopter moves






Russia’s Rostec announced that Russian Helicopters is part of a deal between Rostec and Industrial Development and Renovation Organization (IDRO) of Iran.  The deal announced is a cooperation in setting up a joint venture for assembling light civil helicopters manufactured in Russia which may take place in Iran. The MoU was signed by CEO of Russian Helicopters Andrey Boginsky and Chairman of…

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OPEC & oil prices

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OPEC & oil prices






Two Reuters articles are recommended reading prior to our story here.  First this one, which describes how OPEC is having a tough time curbing production.  The previous swing producer, Saudi Arabia, says these cuts are only needed for six months.  But there are dissenting voices; this is an important one “If OECD stocks were to…

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New Iran Sanctions – now what?

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New Iran Sanctions – now what?






Boeing has an $16.6bn deal with Iran for 80 aircraft.  Many in the industry were wary of the deal’s next steps after the change of government in Washington, DC.    President Trump imposed a temporary travel restriction that included Iran.  Then news emerged that Iran had test fired a ballistic missile last Thursday, which was seen…

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Doing business in Iran

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The excitement of trading with Iran’s airlines is bringing OEMs some uncertainty.  This is going to be unwelcome to suppliers who dislike adding uncertainty to an already uncertain industry. Let’s start with Superjet. News from Iran now suggests the SSJ is not going to be welcomed in Iran.  The Association of Iranian Airlines is the…

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