MNA – Iran will receive 2 more ATR airplanes on Friday, bringing the number of ATR72 delivered to Iran by the western company to 8, a source in Iran Air told Mehr News Agency on Friday.
Iran Air will take delivery of two ATR 72-600s at Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport on Friday.
Two ATR72-600 aircrafts will be shipped into Homa Airlines by Iranian pilots after the grand tests in French city of Toulouse.
Iran Air CEO is scheduled to travel to France on Tuesday, to finalize necessary documents regarding the two airplanes.
Iran is gradually receiving the passenger planes purchased from Airbus, ATR , and Boeing, following the implementation of the JCPOA.
Back in April 2017, Iran Air signed a contract with ATR to buy 20 planes from turboprop maker ATR.