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  1. Winair, Air France and KLM teams meet in BVIRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    Winair, Air France and KLM held a joint sales and marketing meeting in Tortola, British Virtgin Islands on January 9, 2017. Presenters were Martijn Ten Broecke for Air France and KLM, Claudio Buncamper and Michael Cleaver for Winair.

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  2. Japan Air Commuter takes first ATR in quest for foreign touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Japan Air Commuter took delivery of its first European ATR turboprop airplane on Friday, gambling on attracting foreign tourists to a little-visited archipelago as Japan bids to place Amami and Ryukyu islands on UNESCO's World Heritage list. The first direct sale of ATR turboprops to Japan is seen as a breakthrough for the Franco-Italian manufacturer in a national market dominated mainly by North American suppliers.

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  3. ATR chief says aircraft deal with Iran imminent, negotiations concludedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Reuters

    Jan 20 The head of European planemaker ATR said on Friday that talks over a deal with Iran to purchase 20 short-haul passenger aircrafts had finished and the deal was imminent. ATR, co-owned by Airbus and Italy's Leonardo Finmeccanica, in February reported preliminary orders from Iran for 20 twin-engine turboprop ATR 72-600 aircraft. 1 comment

  4. PICTURE: Japan Air Commuter receives first ATRRead the original story

    Friday | Flight Global

    The JAL Group carrier has ordered a total of nine of the turboprops, to be delivered by the end of 2019. Purchase rights span a further 14, and JAC has an option to convert orders to the larger ATR 72. Configured with 48 seats, the ATR 42-600s will be used to replace JAC's Saab 340 fleet.

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  5. Airport ROSHINO opens after reconstructionRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 19 | AK&M

    Airport Roschino, the main air harbor of Tyumen region, has officially opened upon successful completion of a reconstruction project, the press service of UTair Aviation informed. The large-scale airport modernization project implemented by Tyumen region and Yamalo-Nenets autonomous area started in the fall of 2012 and included several stages.

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  6. Synergy Aerospace subsidiary takes Argentina's first ATRRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Air Transport World

    Avian Lneas Areas, the new subsidiary of South America's Synergy Aerospace, has taken delivery of the first ATR 72-600 to fly in Argentina. The airline - branded as Avianca Argentina - plans to start operations of its new ATR -600 series fleet during the first quarter of 2017, following certification.

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  7. UTair Aviation expects to carry 7 million passengers in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Air Transport World

    Russia's UTair Aviation forecasts it will carry 7 million passengers in 2017, up 6.7% year-over-year , with a 3.9% increase in cargo volume to 20,146 tonnes. Load factor is projected to grow 2 percentage points to 72%.

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  8. PICTURE: Avianca Argentina receives first ATRRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Flight Global

    ATR says the carrier - which will be branded as Avianca Argentina - is still in the process of being certificated, but intends to launch operations by the end of March. At the ALTA Leaders Forum in November 2016, ATR and Synergy disclosed an order for 12 ATR 72-600s and options for another six of the turboprops.

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  9. ATR Introduces The First 72-600 In ArgentinaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Aero-News Network

    ... main hubs, first in Buenos Aires and then in Tucumn and in Cordoba. "Our Group has been successfully operating ATR aircraft with different regional airlines throughout Latin America," said Germn Efromovich, Chairman of Synergy Aerospace. "Operating ...

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  10. Niugini AT42 at Madang on Oct 19th 2013, overran runway on rejected takeoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | AVHerald

    The PNGAIC released their final report releasing an incomplete conclusion, while stating in the findings: - The mass and the centre of gravity of the aircraft were not within the prescribed limits. - The aircraft total load exceeded the maximum permissible load and the load limit in the forward cargo zone 'A' exceeded the zone 'A' structural limit.

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  11. Wings AT72 at Palu on Jan 14th 2017, engine shut down in flightRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 15 | AVHerald

    A Wings Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration PK-WFK performing flight IW-1156 from Palu to Luwuk with 64 people on board, was climbing out of Palu about 7 minutes into the flight when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine down due to the failure of the engine and returned to Palu for a safe landing about 10 minutes after the engine failure. Passengers reported the right hand engine emitted a loud bang.

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  12. Russia, Finland increase St. Petersburg-Helsinki frequenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | Air Transport World

    Russian and Finland aviation authorities have agreed to increase flight frequencies from 14X- to 21-X per week for designated carriers on Saint Petersburg-Helsinki services. Helsinki-based Finnair will start selling tickets for the additional flights at the end of January.

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  13. Swiftair AT72 near Frankfurt on Dec 27th 2016, first officer incapacitatedRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 12 | AVHerald

    A Swiftair Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-200, registration EC-KJA performing flight WT-1275 from Belgrade to Cologne , was enroute at FL220 over Germany near Frankfurt/Main when the first officer became incapacitated. The captain diverted the aircraft to Frankfurt for a safe landing about 25 minutes later.

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  14. Island Air getting bigger, faster plane amid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hula dancers Kaui Perreira, left, and Kaimana Domingo performed during a ceremony to bless Island Air's new Bombardier Q400 airplane today. Island Air plans to start flying a faster, larger plane within Hawaii, putting it in a position to grab a bigger piece of the interisland market.

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  15. Island Air getting bigger, faster plane amid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | SFGate

    Hula dancers Kaui Perreira, left, and Kaimana Domingo perform during a ceremony to bless Island Air's new Bombardier Q400 airplane in Honolulu on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. Island Air plans to start flying a faster, larger plane within Hawaii, putting it in a position to grab a bigger piece of the interisland market.

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  16. Island Air getting bigger, faster plane amid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Progress

    Island Air plans to start flying a faster, larger plane within Hawaii, putting it in a position to grab a bigger piece of the interisland market. Performers dancing hula and playing Hawaiian music celebrated the arrival of the company's first Q400 during a ceremony Wednesday.

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  17. Hawaiian Airlines Carries Record 11 Million Passengers in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Travel Industry Wire

    Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. , welcomed a record 11,050,911 guests in 2016, a 3.5 percent increase over the previous year. Hawai'i's largest and longest-serving airline today announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month, quarter and full year ending December 2016.

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  18. Fastjet agrees equity partnership with South African lessorRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 5 | Flight Global

    Solenta Aviation is set to acquire a 28% shareholding in Fastjet as the African low-cost carrier seeks to raise $28.8 million through a new share placing. Under the proposed agreement, Fastjet says it will issue Solenta with 95.6 million of new shares valued at $19.2 million and will acquire Aircraft and Services Ltd, one of the South African lessor's special-purpose vehicles.

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  19. Nordic Aviation Capital completes acquisition of 25 Air Lease ATRsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Air Transport World

    Danish regional aircraft lessor Nordic Aviation Capital has completed the acquisition of two ATR 42-600 and 23 ATR 72-600s from US-based Air Lease Corp. . Since undergoing a change of ownership , NAC has been highly acquisitive and is acquiring the ATRs, as well as 25 Embraer E175 and E190 aircraft, from ALC among a raft of other deals .

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  20. Norra AT72 at Helsinki on Jan 3rd 2017, could not retract gearRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 5 | AVHerald

    A Norra Nordic Regional Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration OH-ATK performing flight AY-499 from Helsinki to Joensuu , was in the initial climb out of Helsinki when the crew stopped the climb at about 4000 feet and returned to Helsinki after being unable to retract the landing gear. The aircraft landed safely back.

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