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May 27, 2024
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The 90+ seat turboprop is something that has been bubbling up for a long time. Interest was primarily driven by rising fuel prices. The key firms in the turboprop business today are ATR and Bombardier. Both firms have long made the case that a 90-seater isn’t in the cards. But interest never went away, as also shown in the story here.

Recently, Bombardier announced they had managed to squeeze 90 seats in their Q400. We are certain that ATR is preparing its own solution. Squeezing more seats into an existing fuselage that was designed for fewer passengers can only mean one thing – more discomfort.

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Addison Schonland
Co-Founder AirInsight. My previous life includes stints at Shell South Africa, CIC Research, and PA Consulting. Got bitten by the aviation bug and ended up an Avgeek. Then the data bug got me, making me a curious Avgeek seeking data-driven logic. Also, I appreciate conversations with smart people from whom I learn so much. Summary: I am very fortunate to work with and converse with great people.