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African Development Bank teams up with airplane manufacturers Airbus, ATR to boost African commercial aviation

The African Development Bank has held workshops with aircraft manufacturers Airbus and ATR to explore ways of strengthening access to finance for African airlines. The sessions, held on 14 and 15 June, will support the Bank’s efforts to develop and adapt financing instruments to the continent...

ATR delivers first ATR 72-600 to Air Corsica with brand new PW127XT engine

ATR today delivers the first ATR 72-600 with the brand new PW127XT engine to launch customer Air Corsica. Following a firm order for five new ATR 72-600, announced a year ago at the Dubai Airshow, this delivery marks an important step in Air Corsica’s fleet upgrade and sustainable development, ...

Japan’s Feel Air Holdings to Order up to 36 ATR Aircraft

ATR, the world number one regional aircraft manufacturer, has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for up to 36 aircraft with Feel Air Holdings at the Farnborough Air Show. Feel Air is a new Japanese regional airline holding company created with the purpose of revitalising Japan’s regions. Feel A...

ATR paves way for next generation of its best-selling aircraft

ATR today announced its plans for the next generation of its best-selling family of regional aircraft by 2030, the ATR ‘EVO’. The plan foresees advanced design features and a new powerplant with hybrid capability to offer customers the next generation of ATR aircraft. It will encompass inn...

Airbus, ATR, Dassault Aviation and more welcome the Declaration of Toulouse

Airbus, ATR, Dassault Aviation and more welcome the Declaration of Toulouse

European industry leaders Airbus, Air France-KLM, ATR, Dassault Aviation, Groupe ADP, Safran and Thales welcome the declaration made in Toulouse by the European Commission and Member States under the French EU Presidency. Together: We welcome the commitments of the European Commission and Membe...

TrueNoord adds US$360 million financing facility to support further portfolio growth

TrueNoord adds US$360 million financing facility to support further portfolio growth

TrueNoord has closed a new revolving warehouse finance facility of US$360 million with an uncommitted US$150 million accordion feature. This will be used by the specialist regional aircraft lessor to finance business development and expand its portfolio of 50-150 seat aircraft which includes region...

ATR Launches the 42-600S

ATR Launches the 42-600S

ATR confirms its board of directors have given authorization for the launch of the ATR 42-600S. With the ‘S’ representing STOL, this version of the ATR 42-600 offers take-off and landing capabilities on runways as short as 800m with 40 passengers on board in standard flight conditions. The ...

Cebu Pacific to start operations in Marinduque

Cebu Pacific to start operations in Marinduque

Filipino carrier Cebu Pacific has expanded its domestic footprint through its low-cost arm Cebgo with the start of regular schedule flights between Manila and Marinduque. The three-weekly Manila-Marinduque route will be operated using Cebgo's fleet of brand-new ATR aircraft. Flights will start fr...

Cebu Pacific set to receive 12 new aircraft in 2019

Cebu Pacific set to receive 12 new aircraft in 2019

Cebu Pacific is set to receive 12 brand new aircraft in 2019 to support the carrier's network expansion plans this year with deliveries including six Airbus A321neo, five A320neo and an ATR 72-600. The A321neo boasts of 236 seats, 56 seats or 31 per cent more capacity versus the A320. This will e...

TrueNoord leases five new ATR 72-600s to IndiGo

TrueNoord leases five new ATR 72-600s to IndiGo

Regional aircraft lessor TrueNoord has leased five new ATR 72-600s to Indian airlines InterGlobe Aviation Limited (IndiGo). The first two aircraft were delivered at the end of December with the remaining three integrating with the fleet in the coming months. TrueNoord chief executive officer, Anne...

Braathens Regional Airlines starts optimal fleet management with ATR

Braathens Regional Airlines starts optimal fleet management with ATR

Swedish regional airline Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA) started the implementation of its new ATR Global Maintenance Agreement on 1 January. This follows the signing of this milestone agreement with ATR in June 2018 that further strengthens the strong relationship between the two companies. ...

Finnair to renew entire cabin of its ATR fleet

Finnair to renew entire cabin of its ATR fleet

Helsinki-based carrier Finnair is to renew the entire cabin of its ATR aircraft and introduce a new Premium Economy cabin class for its long-haul fleet. The ATR aircraft are currently used for domestic flights in Finland, on flights to the Baltics, to Gdansk in Poland and to Stockholm’s Bromma...

TrueNoord secures further funding to drive growth plans

TrueNoord secures further funding to drive growth plans

Aircraft lessor TrueNoord said it has secured new investment from existing and new investors. This brings total equity available to nearly $400 million to expand its aircraft portfolio and partially refinance the existing fleet as it embarks upon the next phase of growth. It complements a senior ...

ATR and Air NZ to look into development hybrid aircraft

ATR and Air NZ to look into development hybrid aircraft

Aircraft manufacturer ATR and Air New Zealand are to explore the future of a regional aviation ecosystem including hybrid aircraft. The two have signed an agreement to explore the role of new propulsion technologies, could play in the future of the regional aircraft ecosystem. Under the agreem...

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