Air Botswana Takes Delivery of its First ATR 72-600

Photo: Jan Seba

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Air Botswana, the Botswana national flag carrier, took delivery of its first ATR 72-600. The aircraft, delivered in Toulouse, is the first of a contract signed in July for two ATR 72-600s.

  • The second is planned for delivery before the end of the year.
  • The ATR 72-600s will upgrade Air Botswana’s current fleet of three ATR 42-500s and one ATR 72-500s.
  • The brand-new aircraft is configured with a 70-seat, dual class cabin and equipped with the latest avionics.
  • Air Botswana is a long-standing ATR operator for over 20 years. With over 120 ATR aircraft flying in Africa, ATRs are the right aircraft for regional aviation in Africa.

Source: ATR