An ATR 72-600 of the Swedish carrier BRA (former Braathens Regional) took off from Stockholm-Bromma today to Umeå fueled at 45% with fossil-free used cooking oil, marking the first biofuel-powered flight of an ATR aircraft.
Japan Air Commuter Co. Ltd. (JAC), subsidiary of Japan Airlines, became today a new ATR operator with the introduction of the modern and eco-efficient ATR 42-600 into its fleet.
vian Líneas Aéreas, the new subsidiary of the South American company Synergy Aerospace, has taken delivery of the first new-generation ATR 72-600 to fly in Argentina.
The Indian carrier Trujet has become a new ATR 72-600 operator. The airline has received its first brand-new ATR leased from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE).
Tianjin Airlines is also the largest E-Jets operator in Asia with 62 aircraft...
Aeromar took delivery of its first ATR 42-600. This is the first aircraft to be delivered after the announcement last month in Mexico of a contract for 8 firm ATR -600 aircraft (6 ATR 72-600s and 2 ATR 42-600s) and options for 6 additional ATR 72-600s.
French airline Air Caraïbes took delivery of its first ATR 72-600 today. The aircraft, delivered in Toulouse, is part of an order for three ATR 72-600s, placed in 2014 and delivery of which will continue until 2019.
Air Calédonie today took delivery of its first of 4 ATR 72-600 aircraft at a ceremony at ATR facilities in Toulouse, France. Air Calédonie’s ATR 72-600 will seat 68 passengers in all-economy configuration and will be used on the New Caledonia domestic network.
The Regional Connectivity Scheme is poised to make a significant difference in India, enabling more people, in currently ‘remote’ locations, to have access to air links at an affordable price.
The national flag carrier Air Vanuatu has started operations of its very first ATR 72-600. The aircraft, leased from Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), was recently delivered in Toulouse, France.
The world’s leading turboprop manufacturer ATR and Papua New Guinea carrier PNG Air today announced a US$ 134 million contract for the firm purchase of five ATR 72-600s.
According to the July 2016 ATR Market Forecast, demand for new turboprops in China is expected to reach 300 units by 2035.