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ATR -600 arrives in Mexico

Hot off the press (release) comes this cracking image of the first ATR -600 model to enter service in Mexico. It’s been delivered to Aeromar, one of the major regional airlines in the country, on long-term lease from Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The delivery sees Aeromar become the first operator of the ATR -600 series […]

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It may be a turboprop, but it still looks nice

Turboprops are never going to get as much love as other aircraft types. They lack the scale of an A380, the excitement of a jet fighter or the potential for battery-induced blazes of a 787. Nonetheless, this picture from ATR of the first delivery of an ATR 72-600 to Myanmar’s Air KBZ may go someway […]

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All Blacks invade the home of French rugby

While the press release from ATR boasts of its first delivery of an ATR 72-600 to Air New Zealand, we’re pretty sure the accompanying photograph shows the turboprop – complete with distinctive All Black livery – flying over ATR’s home city of Toulouse. The delivery is the first from a 2011 order of seven 68-seaters, […]

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ATR celebrates 30th anniversary

Avions Transport Régional (ATR) is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year with this ATR 72-212 in a special “30 years ATR” livery. Azul Linhas Aéreas will take delivery of the aircraft following a presentation at the 2011 Paris air show at Le Bourget. ATR was formed in November 1981 by Aerospatiale (now EADS) and Aeritalia […]

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