Iran signs $16.6 billion deal for 80 Boeing planesStaff Writer | December 12, 2016
IranAir said it signed a deal to buy 80 passenger planes from Boeing, IRNA news agency, in the biggest U.S.-Iran deal since the 1979 Islamic revolution.
After sanctions The biggest deal since the 1979
Boeing said in June it had signed a tentative agreement to sell 100 jets to IranAir after Iranian statements about the deal.
IRNA said that Fletcher Barkdull, a Boeing regional director, was in Tehran for the signing ceremony. The agency quoted Barkdull as saying that the deal was worth $16.6 billion and had been approved by the U.S. government. ■