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October 25, 2020
Seaplane successfully lands in Venduruthy channel
A Twin Otter 300 seaplane of Spicejet Technic took off from Male, Maldives and made a successful landing inside Venduruthy channel on October 25, 2020 for technical halt. The seaplane is 19-seater, which will be able to accommodate 12 passengers.
November 25, 2019
Binter celebrates delivery of first Embraer E195-E2 aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., joined Binter in celebrating the delivery of the airline's first Embraer E195-E2 aircraft.
November 19, 2019
Tunisair Express receives first ATR 72-600
World number one regional aircraft manufacturer ATR, just delivered the first of three ATR 72-600 aircraft to Tunisair Express.
October 31, 2019
Helvetic Airways celebrates delivery of first Embraer E190-E2 aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., joins Helvetic Airways today in celebrating the delivery of the airline's first Embraer E190-E2 aircraft, powered exclusively by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines.
October 25, 2019
Aurigny launch customer for ClearVision™ with company's first ATR 72-600
Guernsey airline renews ATR fleet with the delivery of first of three new ATR 72-600 aircraft
October 22, 2019
Drukair takes delivery of latest generation ATR 42-600
Bhutanese national flag-carrier Drukair today took delivery of its brand new ATR 42-600 aircraft. The latest-generation turboprop aircraft, which will be used on the airline's domestic and international routes, was chosen for its outstanding operational performance in challenging conditions.
October 9, 2019
ATR launches Short Take-Off and Landing 42-600S
ATR, the world number one regional aircraft manufacturer, confirms it has received authorisation from its board of directors for the launch of the ATR 42-600S.
September 12, 2019
Azul celebrates delivery of first Embraer E195-E2 aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., joins Azul today in celebrating the delivery of the first Embraer E195-E2 aircraft, leased through AerCap and powered exclusively by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines.
September 5, 2019
Tunisair Express acquires three ATR 72-600s
Tunisair Express and ATR, the world's number one regional aircraft manufacturer, today confirm a firm order for three ATR 72-600s. The aircraft will renew Tunisair Express's regional fleet and supply essential connectivity, both domestically and internationally.
June 26, 2019
TAROM selects ATR 72-600 to renew its regional fleet
TAROM, the Romanian national air carrier, will introduce nine new ATR 72-600 aircraft, the market-leading product of the world's number one regional aircraft manufacturer, into its fleet.
May 16, 2019
Aviation industry players collaborate on first regional aviation 'Perfect Flight' in Sweden
Today, a number of companies from across the aviation sector have risen to the challenge of turning a typical weekday service from Halmstad City airport (HAD/ESMT) to Stockholm Bromma airport (BMA/ESSB) into the 'Perfect Flight'.
April 23, 2019
ATR congratulates Silver Airways on first new ATR 42-600 flight in the US
Silver Airways yesterday launched its regularly scheduled flights aboard its new ATR -600 series aircraft. The first flight departed Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport at 10:40 a.m. and arrived at Key West International Airport.
April 18, 2019
Optimal start to operations for Manta Air
Manta Air, the new domestic carrier of the Republic of Maldives, has signed a Global Maintenance Agreement (GMA) with ATR, the world leader in the regional aviation market.
April 16, 2019
Pratt & Whitney celebrates Embraer E195-E2 aircraft certification
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., and Embraer are celebrating a significant milestone as the E195-E2 aircraft receives Type Certification from three regulatory agencies, the Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) in Brazil, the U.S. FAA and from the European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA).
April 1, 2019
ATR shows passenger inclusion innovation at AIX
ATR, the world leader in the regional aviation market, will attend the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, from 2-4 April (stand 6C51, Hall B6).
March 20, 2019
Break even by selling just 50 seats per trip: Embraer's proposition to bleeding Indian carriers
By Vishal Thapar
Brazilian manufacturer hard sells its smaller regional jets as the turnaround solution for low cost carriers & mascots for the Udan regional connectivity scheme
February 27, 2019
ATR continues to strengthen flight safety awareness with the reference safety organisation in Africa
ATR signed a partnership agreement with AviAssist, the independent non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting African aviation safety.
February 25, 2019
ATR extends Type 'A' Maintenance Visit Intervals
Market leading turboprop manufacturer ATR has received certification from EASA to extend the intervals between the Type A maintenance checks from 500 to 750 hours, for all of its aircraft series.
January 8, 2019
ATR and Aurigny confirm order for three ATR 72-600s
ATR and Aurigny today confirm the acquisition of three ATR 72-600 aircraft, following approval from the States of Guernsey and after the initial signature of a Letter of Intention at the Farnborough Airshow, in July 2018.
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.
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.