Tag: regional aircraft

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 […]

Iran Signs Agreement for 40 SSJ100R Russian Regional Jets

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC), manufacturer of Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional jet, has signed an agreement for delivery of 40 SSJ100s in special “R” version to Iran at the Eurasia Airshow in Turkey, Vedomosti business daily reported, with two airlines – Iran Aseman and Iran Airtour reportedly ordering 20 aircraft each. Neither the Russian OEM nor […]

Bombardier Predicts Latin America’s 60-to-150-seat Aircraft Fleet Will Double

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft’s Market Forecast 2017-2036 for Latin America predicts that overall traffic is expected to grow 5.1% annually and intra-regional traffic to grow slightly more than the world average at 5.6% annually over the next 20 years. Total deliveries in the 60- to 150-seat marked segment to Latin America are expected to number 1,050 […]

FedEx to Buy Up to 50 Planes from ATR to Upgrade Feeder Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute FedEx Express has placed a firm order for 30 new ATR freighter turboprops, with options for a further 20 aircraft. The global transport company has ordered the ATR 72-600F that will be delivered from the factory in a freighter configuration featuring a windowless fuselage, a forward large cargo door and a rear upper hinged cargo […]

Air Canada Expands US Transborder Network

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Canada plans to expand its US transborder network when it starts its spring schedule in May 2017, adding three new destinations. All of the new services will be operated by Air Canada Express regional aircraft. San Antonio, Memphis and Savannah, Georgia will be new Air Canada destinations served from Toronto nonstop. San Antonio and […]