Iran's national flag carrier airline, Iran Air (HOMA), held ceremony on Sunday to say farewell to former CEO Farhad Parvaresh and introduce new CEO Farzaneh Sharafbafi attended by Minister of Road and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi.
For the first time in Iran’s aviation history, a woman has taken the helm at the national airline Iran Air which has signed deals with Airbus and Boeing for the purchase of about 200 passenger planes.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has stressed that Iran will never forget the US’s downing of the Iran Air Flight 655.
Iran is marking the 28th anniversary of the downing of its commercial airliner by a United States Navy guided-missile cruiser back in 1988 as the aircraft was flying in Iranian airspace, and over Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf.
Iran has sent five planes of vegetables to Qatar, Iran's national carrier told AFP on Sunday, days after Persian Gulf countries cut off air and other transport links to the emirate.
Iran Air took delivery of its first new Airbus aircraft, an A321, in a handover ceremony in Toulouse, France, on Wednesday.
US plane maker Boeing has proposed to sell new models of its 737, 777 and 787 aircraft to Iran and promised after-sales support, a top Iranian aviation official says.