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November 15, 2018
ATR estimates a market of 100 regional turboprop aircraft for Japan up to 2025
ATR today presented a product and market update in Tokyo at the occasion of the visit of its new CEO, Stefano Bortoli.
November 12, 2018
ATR 42-600 a soaring success in Yunnan
Franco-Italian turboprop manufacturer ATR today finished the successful demonstration of its 42-600 series aircraft's high-altitude performance in challenging mountainous environments.
November 8, 2018
ATR and Air New Zealand explore the future of a regional aviation ecosystem including hybrid aircraft
ATR and Air New Zealand have signed an agreement to explore the role of new propulsion technologies, could play in the future of the regional aircraft ecosystem.
November 5, 2018
Air Botswana takes delivery of its first ATR 72-600
Air Botswana, the Botswana national flag carrier, took delivery of its first ATR 72-600 last Friday. The aircraft, delivered in Toulouse, is the first of a contract signed in July for two ATR 72-600s.
October 29, 2018
ATR 72 ready to fly in Japan
Japan Air Commuter Co. Ltd (JAC) today took delivery of its first ATR 72-600 following the conversion in June of one of its orders of an ATR 42-600 to its larger 72 version. The aircraft will have a 70-seat configuration.
October 22, 2018
Manta Air to take delivery of two ATR 72-600s
Manta Air, the new domestic airline in the Republic of Maldives, has secured its first two ATR 72-600's through Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC). The first will be introduced in November 2018, with the second planned to join Manta Air's fleet before the end of the year.
September 13, 2018
Boeing, Air Peace Announce Order for 10 737 MAX Airplanes
Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Air Peace of Nigeria today announced a new order for ten 737 MAX 8 airplanes during a signing ceremony in Lagos. Air Peace already operates Boeing 737s between major cities in Central and West Africa.
September 4, 2018
BAE Systems gains EASA certification for ADS-B (Out) modification for BAe 146/Avro RJ; CityJet orders the modification for its 13-strong Avro RJ fleet
Modifications completed on two aircraft; other aircraft platform solutions being evaluated.
July 30, 2018
The "Shark" E190-E2 jet completes its tour of Africa
Hot on the heels of an exciting performance at the UK's Farnborough Airshow, where Embraer enjoyed a bumper crop of new aircraft orders, Embraer's new generation aircraft, the E190-E2, visited Africa for a Continental tour.
July 30, 2018
Rockwell Collins' Pro Line Fusion® avionics and air data systems chosen for AVIC MA700 turboprop regional aircraft
Rockwell Collins has signed master contracts with AVIC Aircraft Co., Ltd (AVIC Aircraft), a subsidiary of Aviation Industry Corporation of China, Ltd. (AVIC), to supply its Pro Line Fusion® advanced avionics system and air data systems...
July 2, 2018
ATR sees demand for 3,000 new turboprops valued at over US$ 80 Billion over the next 20 years
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.
May 21, 2018
The first Zunum Aero aircraft to bear JetSuite red-striped livery
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.
February 8, 2018
Asia-Pacific has potential for 750 turboprops: ATR
By Rohit Srivastava
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.
January 22, 2018
ATR: Firm 113 aircraft sold in outstanding 2017
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).
December 16, 2016
Tianjin Airlines-Embraer, perfect fit for China’s regional expansion
By R. Chandrakanth
Tianjin Airlines is also the largest E-Jets operator in Asia with 62 aircraft...
November 17, 2017
IndiGo takes delivery of its first ATR 72-600
IndiGo, India's largest airline by market share, today took delivery of its very first ATR 72-600. The airline and ATR announced earlier this year an agreement for the acquisition of 50 ATR 72-600s.
November 16, 2016
The other dimension of Regional Connectivity in India
By Mark Dunnachie, Vice President, Embraer Asia Pacific
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.
February 25, 2016
E190-E2 heralds a new era in the 130-seat jet segment
Embraer, the world's leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 130 seats, today took a step in the consolidation of its leadership by presenting the E190-E2, the first E2 jet – Embraer’s second generation of the E-Jets family of commercial aircraft.
February 10, 2016
E190-E2 Production Timelapse
As we near the Embraer E-JetsE2 roll-out...