ATR draws from the experience and know-how of two of the major leading European aerospace industries, Alenia Aermacchi and EADS, who each have a 50% share in the ATR Program.
Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica company, is a major European player with full system integration capabilities. It designs and builds high-performance combat aircraft, military and commercial transport aircraft, unmanned air systems, mission systems aircraft, modern aerostructures for airliners and a complete line of trainer aircraft.
EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2009, the Group – comprising Airbus, Eurocopter, EADS Astrium and EADS Defence & Security – generated revenues of € 42.8 billion and employed a workforce of more than 119,000.