An Airbus A321 bearing the logo of Iran Air is pictured on January 11, 2017 at the Airbus delivery center, in Colomiers southwestern France. Airbus exceeded its delivery targets for 2016 after in a final sprint that allowed it to deliver 688 aircraft to its customers, and it has garnered …

Iran Receives More European Airplanes Ahead of U.S. Sanction Renewal

In a race to rebuild its aging commercial fleet aircraft fleet, Iran took delivery of five new airplanes from European manufacturers Sunday, stepping up deliveries before the U.S. begins restoring sanctions suspended under the 2015 nuclear deal.

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Air Canada Makes Another Mistake at SFO, FAA to Investigate

Three months after an Air Canada flight narrowly avoided causing the “greatest aviation disaster in history,” a second Air Canada jet ignored a San Francisco air traffic controller’s repeated orders to abort a landing at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), sparking an investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

The split-tip winglet (R) and tail fin of the first Boeing 737 MAX 9 airplane are pictured during its rollout for media at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington on March 7, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Jason Redmond (Photo credit should read JASON REDMOND/AFP/Getty Images)

Boeing Signs New $3B Deal with Iranian Airline

Boeing Co. said on Tuesday it has signed a new, $3 billion deal with Iran’s Aseman Airlines to supply 30 737 MAX aircraft to the carrier, a new agreement on top of the $16.6 billion sale it made in the Mideast nation following the landmark nuclear deal.

Iran Air passenger planes sit on the tarmac of the domestic Mehrabad airport in the Iranian capital Tehran on January 15, 2013. AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI (Photo credit should read BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

IranAir Hopes to Finalize 17-Plane Airbus Deal in Two Weeks

European planemaker Airbus and IranAir will finalize a deal to buy aircraft in two weeks, the head of Iran’s flag carrier said on Tuesday, adding Airbus has agreed to arrange financing for the first 17 planes.

An Airbus A380 takes off for a flying display at the 47th Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport near Paris, June 21, 2007. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Treasury Department Approves Boeing and Airbus Sales to Iran

On Wednesday, the U.S. Treasury Department approved controversial licenses for Boeing and Airbus to sell planes to Iran — a move critics say could enable Iran to ferry troops and weapons into Syria and other conflict zones with American and European aircraft.

Various scale models of Boeing commercial aircraft are seen on display during the Singapore Airshow at the Changi exhibition centre in Singapore on February 16, 2016.

U.S. Grants Airbus, Boeing Permission to Sell Aircraft to Iran

Aviation giants Airbus and Boeing Co. have received permission from the U.S. government to sell aircraft to Iran, part of landmark deals potentially worth some $50 billion in total following last year’s nuclear accord.

Boeing's first 737 MAX, named the 'Spirit of Renton,' sits on the tarmac Dec. 8 at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington. Boeing aircraft orders fell by nearly half in 2015 even as deliveries rose to a record, the aerospace giant said Thursday. Boeing said that net orders for new …

Iran Announces Deal to Purchase Planes from Boeing

On Tuesday, Iran’s transportation minister announced that the country has reached a deal with U.S. aerospace giant Boeing (BA) signifying the first major deal between the two nations since the historic Joint Comprehension Plan of Action, or the Iran nuclear deal, came to fruition last summer.

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Airline Says Russian Plane Downed in Egypt by ‘External Influence’

Days after Metrojet’s Airbus A321 crashed in Egypt over the Sinai Peninsula, killing all 224 people on board, officials from the airline are now saying the plane was taken down by an “external influence.” The plane, which carried mostly Russian passengers, was flying from a Red Sea resort to St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Aerospace Booms in Alabama, Shrivels in California

Just weeks after Boeing sold off all the equipment at its 1.1 million square foot Long Beach, CA factory, Europe’s Airbus officially opened in Alabama what the company promises will be the most cost-efficient commercial airliner assembly plant in the world.

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Report: Iran Violated Sanctions By Purchasing Aircraft

REUTERS– A senior Israeli official took a swipe at the United States on Tuesday over Iran’s reported purchase of second-hand civilian aircraft, saying the acquisition violated international sanctions and went ahead despite a tip-off from Israel. Iranian Transport Minister Abbas Akhoondi was