Iran, Russia to open talks on purchase of passenger planes

FNA – Tehran and Moscow are due to hold talks on buying Russian-made passenger planes, an official said on Monday.

“The Ninth International Iran Air Show is due to be held on Kish Island (in the Southern waters of Iran) on November 26-29,” Secretary of the Airshow Bijan Bonakdar told FNA.

“Several teams from Russia will participate in the Air Show for negotiations on passenger plane sales to Iran,” he added.

Bonakdar explained that the Iranian Air Force, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force, 115 companies as well as several knowledge-based firms operating in civil planes spare parts manufacturing will also take part in the exhibition and Air Show.

The Ninth International Iran Air Show is scheduled to open on Nov. 26 at Kish International Exhibition Center in the Persian Gulf.

The four-day event will provide a platform for participants to showcase latest achievements in aviation and aerospace industries.

Russian aviation companies, including PJSC United Aircraft Corporation and Russian Helicopters, will also attend the event.