Syrian Arab Airlines is considering placing an order for two Russian TU204-100Bs. Because of US-imposed economic sanctions on Syria, the state-run carrier turned to Russia after negotiations stalled on the purchase of up to 50 Airbus aircraft, according to the Austrian daily Wirtschaftsblatt. The sanctions have prevented the sale of Airbus aircraft to Syria owing to US-made components. Syrian Deputy Prime Minister-Economic Affairs Abdallah Dardari told Bloomberg that his country was ...

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