carrier Trigana Air Service is about to add a third
ATR 72-200 and is still in the market for more ATR aircraft.
airline’s ATR fleet comprises seven ATR 42-300s and two ATR 72-200s and “this
month we will have another coming in, an ATR 72-200”, says an official who
works in engineering at Trigana and wishes to remain
official says the airline has scrapped one of its last three Fokker F27s that
were in service and is using it for spare parts. He says the airline wants to
add more ATR 42s to replace the F27s.
says the F27s are being phased out because it is becoming difficult to find
airline also operates one Boeing 737-200, three de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otters, one
de Havilland Canada
DHC-4 Caribou, two Cessna 206s and a Lockheed Martin L-100-30 Hercules.
used to have a second Caribou but this was scrapped after it was damaged after
running off a runway in West Papua last June.