Tag: ATR turboprops

ATR: 1,500th Regional Aircraft Delivered

Reading Time: 1 minute Turboprop manufacturer ATR celebrates its 1,500th aircraft delivery with the entire ATR employee community. The ATR 72-600 was delivered to Japan Air Commuter at the end of October. This represents the latest in a year of milestones for the market-leading regional aircraft manufacturer, after the delivery of the 1,000th ATR 72 in July and the […]

ATR Sees Demand for 3,000 New Turboprops Over the Next 20 Years

Reading Time: 1 minute Plane manufacturer ATR, the equal-partnership joint venture between France’s Airbus and Italy’s Leonardo, has announced its projections for the future demand of its turboprop commercial aircraft. At a value in excess of US$80 billion, the projected demand exceeds 3,000 new turboprop planes over the next twenty years. The expected demand for turboprops confirms their healthy […]

ATR Triples Firm Orders in 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute Turboprop maker ATR says it more than tripled the number of firm orders in calendar 2017 as it broadened its global footprint around the world. The company said it secured firm orders for 113 aircraft in the 12 months to December 31 2017, up from 36 firm orders in the prior corresponding period. “In 2017, […]

Virgin Australia Posts Fifth Consecutive Annual Loss In 2016/17

Reading Time: 3 minutes Virgin Australia posted a fifth consecutive annual loss in 2016/17 as the airline group battles a resurgent Qantas amid a subdued domestic market and books one-off charges from restructuring its fleet. The airline group has reported a statutory after tax loss of $220.3 million for the 12 months to June 30 2017, an improvement from […]