Asia-Pacific has potential for 750 turboprops: ATR
By Rohit Srivastava
ATR has today published its new Market Forecast (2018-2037), where it estimates a market for 3,020 turboprop aircraft in the next 20 years.
Japan Air Commuter Co. Ltd. (JAC) and ATR today announced the conversion into an ATR 72-600 of one of the ATR 42-600s that the airline currently has on order.
Zunum Aero, a pioneer in electric aviation, and JetSuite, Inc., a leading private aviation company, revealed today that JetSuite will be the launch customer for Zunum's hybrid-to-electric aircraft.
ATR and Mandarin Airlines, a regional subsidiary of Taiwan's flag carrier China Airlines, have signed a Global Maintenance Agreement (GMA).
ATR will attend the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, from April 10-12 (ATR booth: stand 6C51, Hall B6). ATR's presence at the world's largest event dedicated to the design and furnishing of aircraft cabin interiors underlines the manufacturer's strong commitment to passenger comfort and wellness.
Brazilian airframer Embraer has delivered the first E-Jet E190-E2 to its launch customer, Norwegian regional carrier Widerøe.
Pratt & Whitney joins Widerøe today in celebrating the delivery of the first Embraer E190-E2 aircraft, powered exclusively by Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engines.
ATR, the world's leading turboprop manufacturer, is taking part in the EDG²E project (Equipment for Dual frequency Galileo, GPS and EGNOS).
Global leader in turboprop aircraft, ATR anticipates huge demand for the company’s aircraft in the Asia-Pacific region. The company foresees demand for around 750 turboprops aicraft in next 20 years in the region. This does not include China.
ATR announces its first deal of 2018 which sees the introduction of the ATR -600 series in the US, to be operated by Silver Airways. The airline will introduce 20 ATR -600 aircraft into its fleet, of which 16 will be ATR 42-600s and four will be ATR 72-600s.
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).