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Azul takes delivery of pink aircraft to raise breast cancer awareness

  Azul Linhas Aereas took delivery of an interesting-coloured aircraft from ATR this morning in Toulouse. Azul’s pink liveried ATR72-200 aircraft will promote the fight against breast cancer, and its date of delivery (8 March) is significant in that it is also International Women¹s Day.  The fuselage of the AZUL Linhas Aéreas ATR 72 is painted pink to symbolise the fight against breast cancer […]

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Image of the Week: Aer Lingus ATR 72-500

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 3 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user Contrails (Gerry McCready, who also authors our Contrails AirSpace blog). His photo depicts Aer Lingus ATR 72-500 EI-REO.He writes of his photo: This was the first Aer Arann ATR to be painted in Aer Lingus Regional colours. […]

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Air Algerie Receives the First ATR 72-500 of the 4 Ordered in 2009

Last Thursday Air Algérie took delivery of the first ATR 72-500 of the 4 ordered in 2009.A press release says: Air Algérie, which already operated 8 ATR 72-500s, will increase the size of its fleet to 12 with the delivery, during 2010, of the remaining 3 aircraft on order. Consequently, Air Algérie will become the […]

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ATR hands over final ATR 72 to Royal Thai Air Force

European turboprop manufacturer ATR hashanded over the fourth and final VIP ATR 72-500 to the Royal Thai AirForce as interest in the executive version of its twin-turbopropregional airliner family continues to grow. The Thai aircraft – used exclusively by the country’s royal family,government and military officials – have helped to spur interest in theATR 42 […]

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First ATR-72-600

From the ATR press release: ATR officially presented the first aircraft of its new ‘-600′ series. The  aircraft, an ATR 72-600 prototype, was unveiled during a ceremony, which took place in Toulouse, under the patronage of Dominique Bussereau, Secretary of State for Transport, represented by Patrick Gandil, General Director of French Civil Aviation. From Flightglobal […]

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ATR 72

Continuing with our Italian theme this week here is a picture of an ATR 72. Aerei da Trasporto Regionale or Avions de Transport Régional (ATR) is an Italian-French based aircraft manufacturer. It was formed in 1981. Here is the new company’s announcement in the form of an advertisement found within our pdf archive.  

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