Top News on ATR-72

  • Azul commits to 63 A320neos

    ​Azul has committed to 63 Airbus A320neo aircraft, citing comfort and lower operating costs over the competing Boeing 737 Max for its decision.

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  • ATR admits impasse over 90-seat aircraft

    ATR has again sidestepped the question of whether it plans to develop a 90-seat turboprop, with chief executive Patrick...

  • ​Crashed TransAsia ATR crew called for go around at 72ft

    An investigation into the fatal crash of an ATR 72-500 that was trying to land at Taiwan’s Magong island in stormy...

  • GECAS orders five more Q400s, plus 10 options

    ​GECAS has signed a firm purchase agreement for five Q400 NextGen turboprops and taken options to buy up to 10 more,...

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  • ANALYSIS: Aircraft transactions – December 2014

    News | 23 Jan 2015 17:42 | Olivier Bonnassies

    The Flightglobal aircraft transaction monthly data analysis is split into three event types: operating leases; wet- and sub-leases; and aircraft purchases. The report covers single-aisle and long-haul aircraft as well as regional jets and turboprops.
  • ANALYSIS: Ramping up to 100 aircraft a year ATR's main challenge

    News | 22 Jan 2015 15:18 | Murdo Morrison

    For a company that almost ran out of work a decade ago, the challenge of energising a supply chain to build more than 100 aircraft a year must seem a nice problem to have.
  • ANALYSIS: Denim Air targets growth with new aircraft and brand

    News | 21 Jan 2015 15:54 | Michael Gubisch

    Dutch ACMI operator Denim Air is planning to replace its legacy Fokker regional fleet and introduce narrowbodies, as it shifts focus from ad-hoc charters to scheduled operations with a new brand, "Fly Denim", aimed directly at passengers.
  • ATR could end asset management role

    News | 21 Jan 2015 13:22 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ATR's asset management division continued to scale down its portfolio last year with the sale of more ATR 72 turboprops, meaning that it could effectively end its presence in the second-hand market this year.
  • ATR continues to find favour with lessors

    News | 21 Jan 2015 13:16 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Operating lessors represented about 40% of the ATR's order intake last year, accounting for 65 of a record 160 orders as well as 75 of 120 options.
  • ATR admits impasse over 90-seat aircraft

    News | 21 Jan 2015 12:26 | Murdo Morrison

    ATR has again sidestepped the question of whether it plans to develop a 90-seat turboprop, with chief executive Patrick de Castelbajac acknowledging that disagreement between the two shareholders has created an impasse.