Iran's Aseman Airlines Signs Deal to Buy at Least 30 Boeing Jets

April 4, 2017

Author: 

Babak Dehghanpisheh and Tim Hepher

Publication: 

Reuters

Related Country: 

  • United States

Iran's Aseman Airlines, Iran's third largest airline, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Boeing to purchase at least thirty 737 MAX jets. The deal is valued at $3.4 billion and includes an option to purchase a further thirty planes. Aseman Airlines is owned by Iran's civil service pension foundation and managed as a private company. The sale would require U.S. government approval.