ATR and Avation Confirm Order for Eight ATR 72-600s

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Avation PLC, the commercial passenger aircraft leasing company, and ATR confirm Avation has entered into an options exercise to acquire a further eight new ATR 72-600 aircraft for scheduled deliveries between 2020 and 2022.
  • According to Jeff Chatfield, Executive Chairman this order for eight additional aircraft extends Avation’s order book and firm delivery horizon and continues the business growth in regional turboprops out to 2022.
  • In addition to this order, the company has maintained its purchase rights and price protection over a further 25 aircraft extending to December 2025.
  • With a fuel burn advantage of 80% compared to regional jets, ATR -600 series aircraft represent the most efficient way of supplying these essential links.

Source: ATR