Boeing Co. delivered 38% fewer planes in the first seven months of 2019 than the same period a year earlier, as the grounding and doubts around the future of its best-selling 737 MAX jets hurt operations.
US aviation giant, Boeing, has vowed to implement further measures to ensure the safety of its airliners following last month's deadly crash in Ethiopia, which occurred less than five months after another crash in Indonesia.
The CEO of the Airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran Air) — the country's flag carrier — said ATR aircraft manufacturer has requested permission from the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury for the delivery of the turboprops Tehran has purchased.
The sales chief of European airplane maker Airbus predicted that Iran would take delivery of dozens of European jets it has ordered under a nuclear deal with major powers, but warned the transactions could take longer to complete than planned.
Iran says at least 1,400 planes cross its skies everyday – an announcement that a top military official in Tehran says is a proof of the country’s airspace security for regional and transregional airliners.