Iranian engineers successfully overhauled an Airbus A300-600 aircraft, Iran Air's managing director said on Thursday.
The Islamic Republic of Iran News Network quoted
Farhad Parvaresh as saying that the domestic engineers managed to overhaul the
aircraft at the cost of €800,000-1,000,000.
"Taking the same action in foreign countries would cost €5-6 million," he added.
Previously, Iranian Roads and Transportation
Minister Hamid Behbahani, urged domestic airlines to replace worn-out Tupolev
planes with modern ones.
"Last year I said the replacement should be done by March 2011," the minister noted.
"I have set a five-month deadline to Iran Airtour as the carrier which holds the highest number of Tupolev," he added.
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