4 Jun 2018

ATR Industry Weekly News (28 May - 03 June 2018)

Source: aviator.aero


AELIS Group (Slovakia) announced the sale or lease availability of one ATR72-500F, serial 499.


FITS Air (Sri Lanka) took delivery of one ATR42-500, serial 564.


Avation (Singapore) and Far Eastern Air Transport (Taiwan) sign LOI for the supply of one new ATR72-600 aircraft on a 12-year operating lease. Aircraft is expected to be delivered during September 2018. Avation has now placed one out of the three remaining 2018 ATR72 deliveries in its aircraft order book.


Cebu Pacific (Philippines) took delivery of one new ATR72-600, serial 1499.


Mistral Air (Italy) plans to add three B737s and three ATR72s, and focus only on cargo activity from 2019.


Sky Express (Greece) took delivery of one ATR42-500, registration SX-EIT, the newest member in its fleet.


Satena (Colombia) government infusion of US$33.9 million was approved by the House of Representatives. With this approval, the airline will receive resources to purchase four 19-seat aircraft to open new routes in remote regions of the country.


Air Nostrum (Spain) leased ATR72s from various operators to support its operation, including CanaryFly (Spain), Danish Air Transport and DOT LT (Lithuania). Majoirty of these leased ATR72 services are scheduled until September/October 2018.


Elix Aviation Capital (Ireland) delivered one ATR42-500, serial 564, on lease to Berjaya Air (Malaysia). This is the first delivery by Elix to Berjaya.


Regional Jet (Estonia) aims for slower growth in 2018, with two new aircraft being inducted now for an overall fleet to 10 CRJ900s, six ATR72-600s and two CRJ700s. Carrier could have 25 to 30 aircraft on its registry within five years, due to growth in its ACMI business.


IndiGo (India) took delivery of one ATR72-600, serial 1476.


Japan Air Commuter to lease its ATR42-600, serial 1215, to Amakusa Airlines (Japan) in most of June 2018 to cover Amakusa during heavy maintenance of one its aircraft.


Sabena Technics (France) extends its existing contract with Pelita Air Service (Indonesia) by an additional five years to the global Component Support of their fleet of ATR aircraft.