Friday, June 24, 2016

Boeing's deal with Iran to include broad range of jets

A provisional deal calling for Boeing to supply a total of 109 aircraft to Iran includes small and large jetliners worth $20.37 billion (£13.7 billion) at list prices, both sold directly and leased, two people with knowledge of the deal, including a senior Iranian official, said on Thursday,

The deal, which is yet to be approved by both governments, includes 80 aircraft worth $17.58 billion to be sold directly by Boeing, including 34 wide-body jets: 15 each of the 777-300ER and 777-9 models and 4 of the 747-8, one of the people said.

It also includes the direct sale of 46 narrow-body jets: 40 of the upcoming 737 MAX model and 6 of the current 737NG model.

Under the same provisional deal, Boeing will arrange for IranAir to acquire a further 29 737NG aircraft through leases.

(Tim Hepher - Reuters / Yahoo Business)

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