ATR performs on target

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By victoria@aviationnews-online.com January 31, 2019 14:59

ATR performs on target

In 2018, ATR delivered 76 aircraft, booked 52 firm orders and stabilised its annual turnover at $1.8 billion. With a total of 165 orders and 154 deliveries between 2017 and 2018, ATR achieved a book to bill ratio above 1.

Out of the 52 firm orders, 20 are for ATR 42-600s. ATR states that, in a difficult environment, the company “succeeded in reallocating the aircraft it was unable to deliver to Iran Air”.

In 2018, ATR welcomed three new operators: Silver in the US, Ewa Air in Mayotte in the Indian Ocean and HAC in Japan. ATR also signed the first contracts for aircraft equipped with its new ClearVision system.

The turboprop manufacturer also surpassed three delivery milestones in 2018. ATR delivered its 1,000th ATR 72, its 500th -600 series aircraft, and its 1,500th ATR aircraft. In 2018,

ATR says that the outlook for 2019 and beyond shows a bright future for ATR, as the global turboprop market will require over 3,000 new aircraft before the end of 2037.

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By victoria@aviationnews-online.com January 31, 2019 14:59