Source: Press TV
Russia's Ilyushin Finance Company (IFC) is
expected to deliver five Tupolev
passenger aircrafts to the Islamic Republic.
"Russia was due to deliver five Tupolev Tu-204 SM planes to Iran in the first shipment, but there was a delay," IRNA quoted the deputy general director and technical director of Ilyushin Finance Company, Yuri Ostrovsky, as saying on Monday.
"We are now ready to deliver the planes to Iran based on an expedited time-table," he added.
TU-204 aircraft arrangement
The Tupolev Tu-204 is a twin-engine medium range Russian airliner capable of carrying 212 passengers. First introduced in 1989, it is considered broadly equivalent to the Boeing 757.
Iran plans to purchase passenger aircrafts to renovate its aviation fleet.
Ilyushin Finance Co. was founded in 1999. Member of 'United Aircraft Corporation' (UAC) of Russia, it carries a decade of experience in civil aircraft sales and leasing.
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