Moscow, March 30, IRNA -- Iran is to buy five TU 100-204 planes from
Russia, announced the Head of Iran`s Civil Aviation Organization
Hassan Hajalifar here on Tuesday.
Speaking to IRNA after signing a deal with Russian officials on a
flight permit, Hajalifar said Iranian government has placed the
purchase of the planes on its agenda.
Hajalifar said that under a deal, due to be signed in the coming
days by the Civil Aviation Organization and Asian aerospace agency,
Iranian aviation companies will be able to sign deals with Russia for
Iran, Russia sign deal on TU 100-204 flight permit
Tehran, March 30, IRNA -- Iran and Russia concluded a contract on
Tuesday authorizing TU 100-204 flights over Iranian air space.
Iran`s Ambassador to Moscow Gholam-Reza Shafeie said at the
signing ceremony that the memo is a turning point in Iranian aviation
industry and mutual aviation cooperation.
Shafeie said Iran expects to benefit from Russian aviation
industry and cooperate with Russia in the construction of aircraft.
He expressed hope that promotion of Tehran-Moscow aviation
cooperation would raise Iranian air fleet`s safety standards.
Meanwhile, Head of Iran`s Aviation Organization Hassan Hajalifar
said that Iran and Russia entered into talks on TU-204 planes from
November 2003 at President Mohammad Khatami`s initiative.
Head of Russian intergovernmental aviation committee Tatiana
Anvdian said in return that the Russian Committee has the duty to
issue aviation licenses for operation of Russian planes in
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