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Video answers: ‘Iran buys Airbus’

Here are the answers to last Friday’s video, enjoy!

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

  1. They ordered 118 aircraft and they’ll be delivered between 2016 and 2023.
  2. It was historic because it was the first official order from Iranian airlines to western companies.
  3. The next step is to draw up a purchase order which finalises the details of the order.
  4. They’re buying planes for both types of operations, but two thirds of their order is for widebody planes.
  5. It’s significant because Iran will need 400 – 500 new aircraft in the next 15 years and Airbus could establish a bigger market share in the region with more orders from Iran.

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