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  1. First Air renews, expands agreement with Summit AirRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Nunatsiaq News

    ... the new, four-year agreement, Summit Air will continue to provide charter passenger service, as well as Summit Air's ATR 72 freighter aircraft to supplement First Air's own ATR fleet, the airline said in a Jan. 23 release. "Over the next four years, ...

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  2. ATR Reports Strong Sales Of Regional Airliners In 2016Read the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    ... airlines. The ATR -600s ranked first among all regional aircraft sales of the year, with orders for 36 aircraft (34 ATR 72-600s and 2 ATR 42-600s). ATR reports a market share of 35 percent in the 50-to-90-seat aircraft sector since 2010. As it ...

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  3. Esterline Signs Agreement With Sabena TechnicsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    Esterline Avionics Systems has recently signed a dealer agreement with Sabena technics to distribute the Esterline CMA-6800 LCD Display to ATR 42/72 operators, principally located in Europe. Alain Colin, vice president, production, at Sabena technics DNR, said: "The Esterline CMA-6800 display is the best, cost-effective alternative to replace old CRT displays on ATR aircraft.

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  4. Cebu Pacific to start 2 new routes from N. MindanaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manila Bulletin

    Starting March 15 and 16, 2017, CEB will be flying four times weekly between Cagayan de Oro and Tagbilaran; and three times weekly between Cagayan de Oro and Bacolod, respectively. Both new routes will be using the new ATR 72-600 aircraft that is expected to arrive in early March.

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  5. ATR 42 in line for performance improvement packageRead the original story

    Yesterday | Flight Global

    ... access". This will include adoption of lighter, more powerful carbon brakes, which are already employed on the larger ATR 72-600. Another area is a potential rudder modification to increase the ATR 42's manoeuvrability in order to fulfil more ...

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  6. ATR chief says in no hurry to develop larger aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Jan 23 Franco-Italian turboprop maker ATR is likely to develop a larger version of its aircraft family in the future, but is in no hurry to act, its chief executive said. ATR is jointly owned by aerospace groups Airbus and Leonardo, which are seen as split over whether to focus on the existing family of two models seating 42 to 78 people, or build a new model with 100 seats to keep up with demand for more capacity.

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  7. ATR receives orders for 36 aircraft in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Air Transport World

    Turboprop manufacturer ATR logged orders for 36 aircraft and delivered 80 aircraft in 2016 , generating a $1.8 billion turnover. During the 12-month period, ATR received orders for 34 ATR 72-600s and 2 ATR 42-600s.

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

    Friday Jan 20 | 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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  9. ATR chief says aircraft deal with Iran imminent, negotiations concludedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | 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

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

    Friday Jan 20 | 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. ATR Introduces The First 72-600 In ArgentinaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Aero-News Network

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

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Island Air getting bigger, faster plane amid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... Bombardier. The plane seats more people - 78 - and is faster than Island Air's existing aircraft, the 64-passenger ATR 72. The aircraft Island Air is leasing will all be brand new, which should pose fewer maintenance problems than the airline's ...

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

    Thursday Jan 5 | Flight Global

    ... various air operator certificates and will have the option to change the aircraft type to Embraer 190/195s or ATR 72-600s during the lease period. The agreement is subject to a lock-up clause under which shares will be released to Solenta on a ...

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