Tag: ATR

New Aircraft | Short Take-Off and Landing ATR 42-600S

Reading Time: 1 minute A regional turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR has announced that its Board of Directors approved the development of a brand new STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) aircraft: ATR 42-600S. This plane will not replace the ATR 42-600. This would be a new version of the existing ATR 42-600 aircraft able to perform take-off and landing on […]

Tunisair Express Places an Order for Three ATR 72-600s

Reading Time: 1 minute Tunisair Express has finalized an order for three ATR 72-600s to renew its regional fleet and boost both domestic and international connectivity. This type of regional aircraft became a Tunisian public airline’s choice primarily for “unbeatable economics and most eco-responsible performance“. The ATR regional aircraft burns 40% less fuel and emits 40% less CO2, compared […]

TAROM Selects ATR 72-600 to Renew Its Regional Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute TAROM, the Romanian national air carrier, will introduce nine new ATR 72-600 aircraft into its fleet. The ATR 72-600 will be leased from NAC, regional aircraft lessor. Deliveries will commence in October 2019 through to 2020. TAROM has been very successful in its domestic market operations by using ATRs to allow it to compete with […]

Regional Aircraft Lessor NAC Signs for up to 100+ ATRs

Reading Time: 1 minute Regional aircraft leasing specialist NAC and ATR, the world’s number one regional aircraft manufacturer, have signed a Letter of Intent for 35 firm ATR -600s, with options for a further 35 and purchase rights for another 35. The deal represents a seal of long-term confidence from the number one regional aircraft lessor whose desire to […]

ATR and Aurigny Confirm Order for Three ATR 72-600s

Reading Time: 1 minute ATR and Aurigny confirm the acquisition of three ATR 72-600 aircraft, following approval from the States of Guernsey and after the initial signature of a Letter of Intention at the Farnborough Airshow, in July 2018. The first aircraft will be delivered in August 2019 and all three will be equipped with the new ClearVision™ Enhanced […]

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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

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 […]

Royal Air Maroc Orders Additional ATR 72-600

Reading Time: 1 minute Moroccan national flag-carrier, Royal Air Maroc, is adding an additional ATR 72-600 to its fleet. This will bring its total ATR 72-600 fleet to six aircraft. The aircraft will be delivered before the end of the year and will be configured in the same dual-class configuration as the airline’s current ATR fleet. According to ATR’s […]

Air Botswana Takes Delivery of its First ATR 72-600

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 72 Ready to Fly in Japan

Reading Time: 1 minute Japan Air Commuter Co. Ltd (JAC) took delivery of its first ATR 72-600 following the conversion in June of one of its orders of an ATR 42-600 to its larger 72 version. The aircraft will have a 70-seat configuration. Hiroki Kato, President of Japan Air Commuter commented: “The performance of our existing ATR fleet has […]