16 Jul 2018

ATR Industry Weekly News (09 - 15 July 2018)

Source: aviator.aero

TrueNoord (Netherlands) closed a US$500 million financing facility to refinance part of its existing portfolio, which includes Embraer, Bombardier and ATR aircraft.

Air Botswana signed a firm order for two ATR72-600s, with deliveries scheduled to begin in 4Q 2018.

Air Saint-Pierre signed a MOU with ATR (France) for the purchase of a new ATR42-600.

Aurigny (Guernsey) and ATR announced the signature of a LOI for the purchase of three ATR72-600s, subject to the approval of the States of Guernsey. These three aircraft are expected to replace the current three ATR72-500s operated by the airline.

Drukair (Bhutan) and ATR announced the signing of an order for an ATR42-600 equipped with the new ClearVision system. The new ATR 42-600 is expected to be delivered to Drukair in July 2019.

Ewa Air (Mayotte) to replace its fleet of two ATR72-500s with two new ATR72-600s by winter 2018 season.

Nordic Aviation Capital (Denmark) delivered one ATR72-600, serial 1492, to AirSWIFT (Philippines) on lease.

TruJet (India) plans to expand across India by the end of its current fiscal year with the addition of 20 new routes, and the wet-lease of five to seven ATRs.

Air Senegal ATR72-600 was grounded after damaging its radome in a bird strike on 07 July 2018.