There is a feeling of confidence at ATR’s exhibit at Paris Air Show, where the regional aircraft manufacturer ATR is reporting a ‘clear upward trend and solid market appeal’ for both models of its family of low-emission turboprops.
Indeed Nathalie Tarnaud Laude, ATR’s CEO, has already announced firm orders for 22 new aircraft at the show, plus two options. The orders so far comprise: six ATR 72-600s for Mandarin Airlines (Taiwan); two ATR 72-600s for Berjaya Air (Malaysia), with an all-business-class premium configuration; three ATR 72-600s from Azul (Brazil), plus options for two additional aircraft; eight ATR 72-600 orders from three undisclosed customers; and three ATR 42-600 orders from two undisclosed customers.
Avation PLC (LON:AVAP) is a commercial passenger aircraft leasing company owning a fleet of aircraft which it leases to airlines across the world. Avation’s future focus are new technology low CO2 emission aircraft.