Aircraft of Russian airlines to be serviced in Iran

Russian aircraft to undergo technical maintenance works in Iran

Aircraft of Russian airlines will undergo maintenance works in Iran, IRNA agency said.

Iranian Vice President for Science and Technology Ruhollah Dehghani Firouz Abadi said that Russia signed several major agreements with its colleagues from the Islamic republic of Iran. According to the agreements, Iran will carry out maintenance and repair works of Russian aircraft on its territory.

Russian officials have not provided an official comment in response to Firouz Abadi's remarks.

Russia plans to gradually replace Boeing and Airbus aircraft:

  • 98-seated Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 and 68-seated Ilyushin Il-114 will be used for short-haul flights;
  • Tupolev Tu-214 and MC-21 will be supplied for medium-haul flight;
  • Ilyushin Il-96 will be used for long-haul flights.

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Author`s name Andrey Mihayloff
Editor Dmitry Sudakov