DOC Extends Order Denying Exports For Iranian Airline

Law360, New York (September 18, 2009, 2:57 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce has extended an order denying export privileges to Mahan Airways, an Iranian airline found to violate U.S. trade regulations by exporting American-made planes without government authorization.

The temporary denial order, originally imposed in March of 2008, resulted from evidence that Mahan had re-exported to Iran three Boeing 747 aircrafts, items subject to government approval under the DOC's Export Administration Regulations, according to the order published in the Federal Register on Friday.

The 180-day extension comes following evidence that Mahan has ignored...
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