ATR: Firm 113 aircraft sold in outstanding 2017

January 22, 2018 Toulouse
  • ATR brings book-to-bill ratio to 1.45
  • The turboprop manufacturer stabilises turnover at historical US$ 1.8 billion level

ATR achieved outstanding commercial results in 2017, booking firm orders for 113 aircraft, along with 40 options (see table below). The level of firm sales in 2017 tripled the number of orders received in 2016 (36). In 2017, the ATR turboprops once again ranked first among all the sales of regional aircraft below 90 seats.

The turboprop manufacturer delivered 80 aircraft (70 new ATR 72-600s, 8 new ATR 42-600s and 2 second hand ATRs), and reached a book-to-bill ratio of 1.45. ATR secured a solid backlog representing three years of production. ATR also stabilised its annual turnover at US$ 1.8 billon, among the best performing financial results of its over-35-years history.

In 2017, ATR has sold aircraft in every region of the world and in particular has invested substantially in growing markets. In the last year, ATR has developed its support capabilities with the introduction of two new training simulators, while two additional simulators will be introduced soon. Last year, ATR achieved also the milestone of having 300 of its aircraft covered by the comprehensive total care support Global Maintenance Agreement (GMA).

FIRM ORDERS - 2017

AIRLINE COUNTRY AIRCRAFT
IndiGo India 50 ATR 72-600
FedEx USA 30 ATR 72-600F
Iran Air Iran 20 ATR 72-600
Mandarin Airlines Taiwan 6 ATR 72-600
Air Senegal Senegal 2 ATR 72-600
Air Tahiti France 1 ATR 72-600
Bahamasair Bahamas 1 ATR 72-600
BRA Sweden 1 ATR 72-600
Japan Air Commuter Japan 1 ATR 42-600
Undisclosed Undisclosed 1 ATR 72-600