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5 Airbuses join Iran air fleet, 6 more to come

Source: Mehr News Agency, Tehran

Iranian Roads and Transportation Minister Hamid Behbahani said that 5 Airbuses have joined the air fleet and soon 6 more planes of the type MD will join. Iran is currently renewing its air transport fleet.

On July 19, the Islamic Republic of Iran News Network quoted the deputy roads and transportation minister as saying it had added 1,330 seats to its air transport fleet during the past 21 days through replacing outdated Tupolev planes with a number of Boeings and Airbuses.

Reza Nakhjavani said that since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2010) 2,002 seats have been added to Iran's air transport fleet.

Behbahani added that in the next 3 years 4 freeway projects will be completed or finished in the country with the participation of the private sector at an estimated cost of $2.36 billion.

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