Commerce Extends Iranian Airline's Export Ban

Law360, New York (August 9, 2012, 7:31 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce on Thursday again extended an order revoking Mahan Air's export privileges and approved the addition of three companies to the ban, meant to keep the Iranian airline from using American-made planes to fly to and from Iran.

Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement David W. Mills approved a 180-day extension of the temporary denial order, which initially went into place in 2008 after the government turned up evidence that Mahan had re-exported three Boeing 747s to Iran in violation of Commerce's Export...
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