Tag: ATR

Iran-Airbus Deal Facing Financial Challenge

Reading Time: 1 minute Iran has failed so far to fully settle the financing issue of the purchased planes from Airbus and ATR, Ali Abedzadeh, Iran’s deputy minister of roads and urban development, said. Both plane makers have announced readiness to finance some of the aircraft, Abedzadeh, who heads Iran Civil Aviation Organization, said, Tasnim news agency reported July […]

ATR Expands Americas Presence With Trio Of Deals

Reading Time: 2 minutes Turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR is eyeing further aftermarket expansion across the Americas after signing three contracts covering regional airlines with maintenance services. The first of the three Global Maintenance Agreements (GMA) is an extended deal with Colombia’s Avianca, providing 15 ATR 72-600s operated under different brands of the airline group in Colombia, Guatemala and Honduras. […]

ATR Delivers 80 Aircraft In 2016

Reading Time: 1 minute ATR said it has booked orders for 36 aircraft (34 ATR 72-600s and 2 ATR 42-600s) in 2016. The company reached in 2016 its second-highest turnover ever (US$ 1.8bn), and its third-highest year in terms of deliveries (80 aircraft), confirming the appetite of the market for modern turboprops. The aircraft manufacturer also secured a healthy […]

Iran to Sign $400m Deal with European Planemaker ATR

Reading Time: 1 minute Iran and European planemaker ATR are due to sign a deal for the purchase of 20 short-haul passenger aircraft, an Iranian official said on Saturday, weeks after Tehran finalised deals with Boeing and Airbus. ATR, co-owned by Airbus and Italy’s Leonardo Finmeccanica, in February reported preliminary orders from Iran for 20 twin-engine turboprop ATR 72-600 […]

RUAG Delivers First Overhauled ATR Landing Gear Shipset

Reading Time: 2 minutes RUAG Aviation announces the successful delivery of an overhauled ATR landing gear shipset after 35 days. This announcement marks a company first for RUAG Aviation. The competitive turnaround time is significantly faster than average and proves the company’s established competency in landing gear maintenance. This event secures the expansion of the RUAG Aviation service portfolio […]

The ATR 72-600 Takes Off to North America

Reading Time: 2 minutes An ATR 72-600 turboprop aircraft will embark on a demo-tour of the United States and Canada from May 2nd to May 13th. This will be the very first time the newest ATR -600 series aircraft will be flying in demonstrations in North America, doing stops in Toronto, Chicago, White Plains, Hyannis, Washington D.C., Charlotte, Dallas, […]

BoraJet Airlines And Nordic Regional Airlines (Norra) Join ERA

Reading Time: 1 minute The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is delighted to announce that Borajet Airlines and Nordic Regional Airlines (Norra) have joined ERA, bringing the number of airlines to join the association in 2016 to six, highlighting the value and trust that Europe’s regional airlines place in ERA. “It is fantastic news that Borajet and Norra have […]

ATR Expands Its Seat Offer With Expliseat

Reading Time: 1 minute Hamburg, 5th April, 2016 – The leading turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR and the France-based aircraft seat manufacturer Expliseat today signed a buyer-furnished equipment (BFE) agreement for the supply of a new ATR aircraft seat type: the Titanium Seat. The agreement, inked on the occasion of the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, enables ATR’s customers and […]

Seabury MRO Wins Kalstar IT Contract

Reading Time: 1 minute Indonesian carrier Kalstar Aviation has installed Seabury MRO’s Alkym software to manage the maintenance of its fleet of 12 aircraft. Jakarta-based Kalstar, which has a fleet of eight ATR, two 737s and two E-Jets, said it chose the Alkym software because it was exploring ways to increase its fleet availability and reliability whilst maintaining safety […]

ATR Achieves 2 Billion Dollars Turnover in 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes ATR achieved a new record turnover in 2015, increasing to 2 billion dollars (2014: 1.8 billion). During the year, the aircraft manufacturer also set a new record in terms of aircraft deliveries, with a total of 88 aircraft (2014: 83), an increase of 72% over the 51 deliveries made in 2010. Firm orders for 76 […]