Iran officials have signed two agreements with Airbus covering new aircraft orders and a comprehensive civil aviation co-operation package. The agreements were signed at the Élysée Palace, Paris, during Iranian president Hassan Rouhani’s official visit to France with French president François Hollande. Iran Air has signed an agreement with Airbus for the acquisition of the full range of new Airbus airliners.
Iran Air is boosting its Heathrow-Tehran service by adding a fourth weekly flight this summer. The airline is also upgrading the aircraft serving the route to a A300-600 to a Boeing 747 to meet the expected hike in demand.