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Iran Air's New Airbus A330 Operates 1st Int’l Flight

New A330 Operates 1st Int’l FlightNew A330 Operates 1st Int’l Flight

Iran Air’s new Airbus A330 performed its first international flight on Wednesday.

The aircraft departed from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport at 8:02 a.m. and landed at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport at 10:40 a.m.

According to Flightradar24, the plane is the first wide-body jet Iran Air has been delivered as part of the multibillion dollar deal it signed with Airbus on December 22 last year.

The aircraft was delivered on March 12 and since then has been operating domestic destinations until Wednesday. The flag carrier Iran Air has received another A330 in addition to a single-aisle A321.

Iran’s deal with Airbus pertains to sales of 46 of the narrow-body A320 family that includes the A321 model, 38 long-haul A330s and 16 of Europe’s newest long-range model, the A350.

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