European turboprop manufacturer ATR is applying to US authorities for a new license that will allow it to deliver the remaining aircraft from its order from Iran Air. The Franco-Italian airframer signed a deal for 20 ATR 72-600s, plus 20 options, with the Iranian national carrier in April 2017. Eight have been delivered, but the remaining 12 have been caught up in the re-imposition of US sanctions on Tehran. Although the aircraft is European, it includes significant quantities of ...

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