Posts Tagged “Iran”

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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The Boeing-Iran Deal: Airplanes meet Political Intrigue

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The Boeing-Iran Deal: Airplanes meet Political Intrigue






The Boeing-Iran Deal Boeing and Iran have finalized the terms of a transaction for 80 aircraft with a list price of $16.6 billion.  The transaction includes 50 737s and 30 777s to be delivered from 2018 to 2028.  But just when you thought it was safe to sell airplanes to Iran again, politics is once…

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Iran and the A380

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We note with interest that there is news about doubts Iran Air will take delivery of those A380s.  The Airbus order has yet to be formally completed.  We have also heard the deal on the A380 is unlikely to be completed. Iran’s decision on the A380 may have been a deal sweetener for both sides. …

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