A visit with ATR

ATR, the European turboprop maker, is touring the United States and Canada with an ATR72-600.  This is their top of the line model.  The aircraft is powered by P&WC PW127 engines.  A revised version of that engine is now in use by Avianca, the PW127N, which...

ATR’s 2015 numbers

ATR reported their 2015 numbers and they are impressive. The OEM set a new record of deliveries at 88 aircraft.  It received 76 firm orders and 81 options and it passed the threshold of 200 operators. ATR achieved a record turnover in 2015, increasing to $2bn (2014...

Air Lease Corporation sells ATR Fleet

Late in the evening yesterday an intriguing note arrived. “Air Lease Corporation (ALC) announced the sale of 25 ATR aircraft in its fleet to Nordic Aviation Capital A/S (“NAC”). These ATR aircraft have served ALC well in meeting the demand from airline customers...