French small aircraft manufacturer ATR which is partially owned by Airbus is expected to emerge as one of the major aircraft suppliers of the country – especially in the small aircraft space — as domestic airlines will need single aisle aircraft to fly to the small airports in the Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities […]
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), an aircraft lessor in the Gulf, plans to buy as many as 65 turboprop ATR 72-600s, the company’s chief executive said on Monday, citing increasing demand in the emerging markets and elsewhere. DAE already owns 35 ATR 72-600s, a short haul regional jet built by an Airbus Group and Finmeccanica co-owned […]
The company has penned a US$1 billion purchase agreement with European turboprop manufacturer ATR for 40 new 72-600 aircraft. This takes the group’s total outstanding orders with ATR to 100 aircraft, and makes Lion the company’s largest airline customer. The short-range turboprops will be utilised by Lion’s subsidiaries, Wings Air, Malindo Air and Thai Lion […]
At least 44 people aboard a domestic flight in Laos were killed when the plane crashed in the south, officials in neighbouring Thailand say.
Malaysia Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Avions de Transport Regional G.I.E (ATR) for 20 firm ATR 72-600 turbo-prop aircraft plus option for 16 additional aircraft.
A Carpatair ATR-72 regional plane overran the runway at Rome Fiumicino Airport in Italy injuring 6, 2 seriously.
An Arkia Israel Airlines plane made an emergency landing on Sunday at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv after an engine fire warning alerted the pilots.
Turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR and Singapore-based lessor Avation PLC announced the signature of a new contract for the purchase of 7 additional ATR 72-600s, valued at over US$ 160 million. These aircraft bring to 20 the total firm orders for ATRs inked by Avation PLC since early 2011. In addition, Avation has a number of […]
Air New Zealand has taken delivery of its first ATR 72-600 aircraft, which is painted in striking all black livery, as part of the airline’s support for New Zealand’s national rugby team, the All Blacks. The airline and ATR announced in October 2011 a contract for seven firm 68-seat ATR 72-600 aircraft, plus options for another […]
A First Air ATR-72 aircraft veered off the runway after landing at Cambridge Bay Airport on Wednesday damaging its propeller.