ATR 72-600

ATR Receives Tunisair Express Order

Tunisair Express has signed a firm order with ATR for three ATR 72-600s. The deal, worth $80.4m at list prices, will enable the North African regional airline to renew its modest fleet of two ATR 72-500s and a sole Bombardier

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Iran Air Receives Vital Spares

Franco-Italian turboprop manufacturer ATR has received authorisation from the US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) in April to supply vital spare parts to the Iranian flag carrier to keep its fleet of 13 ATR 72-600s airworthy. The news that

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TAROM Orders Nine ATR 72-600s

TAROM has agreed to take nine ATR 72-600s on lease from Nordic Aviation Capital. The new aircraft are to replace seven ATR 42-500s and a pair of ATR 72-500s, enabling the Romanian carrier to offer an additional 330,000 seats annually.

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Major Expansion for Air Botswana

Air Botswana is set to improve domestic connectivity and boost its expansion within the wider region. The carrier will introduce connections from Francistown to both Kasane and Maun within the country, as well as recommencing direct flights between Gaborone/Sir Seretse

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First ATR 72-600 for Air Botswana

Air Botswana has accepted delivery of its newest ATR aircraft, A2-ABK (c/n 1433), as the airline continues efforts to bolster its fleet. The arrival follows an order placed for two ATR 72-600s in July, with the second example due to

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ATR on the Up

Aurigny is set to replace its ATR 72-500 fleet with new-build examples after signing a letter of intent with the Franco-Italian turboprop manufacturer. The three incoming ATR 72-600s, which are subject to approval by the States of Guernsey, will be

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Training Boost at ATR

ATR has received certification from EASA for its new ATR 72-600 full flight simulator (FFS). Manufactured by CAE, the simulator, which is located at the Franco-Italian company’s Toulouse headquarters, will enable customers and operators to have 5,000 additional training hours

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ATR Goes Big in Japan

ATR is celebrating the placement of its first ATR 72-600 in Japan.  The 70-seat aircraft is expected to join Japan Airlines subsidiary Japan Air Commuter (JAC) before the end of the year and is a conversion from the carrier’s existing

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ATR makes US Comeback

Silver Airways is set to become the first US operator of ATR’s -600 series after firming up a deal with the European manufacturer for the acquisition of 20 new turboprops. Under the terms of the order, announced on January 22,

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IndiGo Receives First Turboprop

India’s largest airline by market share, IndiGo, has taken delivery of its first ATR 72-600.  The aircraft, VH-IYA (c/n 1457), was handed over to the carrier on November 17 and is the first of 50 turboprops it ordered earlier this

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