Airbus, Boeing, ATR ready to finance new Iranian passenger planes: Official

Tehran, Dec 17, IRNA - Head of Iran's Civil Aviation Organization Ali Abedzadeh said on Sunday that Airbus of France, ART of France-Italy and Boeing of the US have voiced readiness to finance purchase of new Iranian passenger planes.

Speaking on the sidelines of the second international transportation fair in Tehran, he said Iran Air follows up financial finance of these planes via international monitory markets, but manufacturing companies have voiced readiness to finance some parts of these purchases.

Efforts are underway to this end and it is expected to bear fruits in the future, he said.

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