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  • US clears way for Brunei purchase of Lockheed C-130J

    The US State Department has approved the possible sale of a Lockheed Martin C-130J and six engines to the government of Brunei.

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  • ATR pilots alerted over throttle use in high-speed descent

    ​Safety authorities are urging ATR pilots to be cautious over their airspeed during descent after highlighting a risk...

  • Nigerian air force eyes Scorpion combat surveillance aircraft

    Nigeria's air force has expressed an interest in acquiring the Textron AirLand Scorpion strike and surveillance...

  • FARNBOROUGH: NAC places firm order for 25 ATR 42-600s

    ​Danish lessor Nordic Aviation Capital has firmly ordered 25 ATR 42-600s, taking options on a further 50.

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  • ANALYSIS: Paris air show 2015 order tracker – update

    News | 18 Jun 2015 13:45

    Order activity continued on the second day of the Paris air show with a large deal involving aircraft lessor AerCap, which signed up for 100 Boeing 737 Max 8s. The lessor had signed for the Airbus A320neo at last year's Farnborough air show.
  • ANALYSIS: Revamped production line allows ATR to ramp up

    News | 16 Jun 2015 06:43 | Murdo Morrison

    ​It is possibly not a problem ATR thought it would ever have to face when its annual output languished in single figures a decade ago. But buoyant demand for the Toulouse-based airframer’s twin turboprops – it took a record 160 orders in 2014 – meant it has had to find a way of raising production beyond a capacity limit of eight aircraft a month. Its solution? Splitting its final assembly lines in two last year to allow it to go up to rate 10 by the end of 2015.
  • PARIS: ATR wins first Japanese order

    News | 15 Jun 2015 07:56 | Dominic Perry

    Japan Air Commuter, the regional operation of Japan Airlines, has signed for eight firm ATR 42-600s, marking the 1,500th order for the turboprop and its first sale to the Asian country.
  • ANALYSIS: ​Asia develops regional aircraft challengers

    News | 08 May 2015 08:43 | Dennis Lau

    Ascend aviation analyst Dennis Lau considers the impact new regional programmes may have on the market
  • PIA leases five ATR 72s

    News | 14 Apr 2015 06:14 | Aaron Chong

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has taken delivery of the first of five ATR 72-500s it has agreed to lease for eight years.
  • ROUTES: UK's Anglia Airways eyes winter 2015 launch

    News | 12 Apr 2015 11:55 | Oliver Clark

    UK start-up Anglia Airways could begin operations as soon as this winter if it is able to secure shareholder funding for a suitable aircraft.