Qantas defends process after Iran nets aircraft

QANTAS is defending itself against claims it did not carry out proper due diligence after a plane it sold to a Middle Eastern company reportedly ended up in Iran.

An American aviation company has raised concerns that Qantas did not do the proper checks before selling three of its planes to the Middle Eastern company Sayegh Aviation Group.

One of the planes is believed to have made it to Iran, in breach of strict sanctions against the country.

Qantas has been quick to respond, saying it met all the legal obligations and took all reasonable precautions before selling the aircraft.

Read more at ABC news online.



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