To escape the unwelcome attentions of the U.S. Department of [...]
Asphyxiated by U.S. sanctions, Tehran has been using Western intermediaries to obtain aircraft and spare parts.
To get round U.S. sanctions the Iranian company Mahan Air rents its fleet of seven Airbus A-310 long haul aircraft from front companies. Some of these dummy companies are incorporated in France, where Airbus is headquartered, while others are located [.
The U.S. Department of Commerce imposed a Temporary Denial Order [...]
After a year of tough bargaining, the U.S. Commerce Department [...]