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Press Releases


  • ATR statement on PIA flight PK661

    Toulouse, December 7, 2016 - ATR regrets to acknowledge the loss of an ATR 42-500 operated by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in an accident today at around 4:30 pm (local time). The flight PK661 was operating between Chitral and Islamabad. (...)
  • Skyways Technics becomes new member of the ATR MRO Network

    Toulouse, November 30, 2016 – ATR is pleased to announce that Skyways Technics, based in Sonderborg, Denmark and specializing in aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), has joined its network of recommended aircraft maintenance (...)
  • Air Calédonie receives its first ATR 72-600

    As part of the successful fleet renewal initiatives, the ATR 72-600 will help the airline to meet the region’s booming travel business   Toulouse, November 25, 2016 – Air Calédonie today took delivery of its first of 4 (...)
  • Aeromar signs for 8 firm ATR -600 series aircraft

    The Mexican carrier will progressively replace and upgrade its current ATR fleet Mexico City, November 14, 2016 – The turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR and the Mexican carrier Aeromar today signed a contract for the purchase of 8 firm (...)
  • Air Vanuatu starts operations of its first ATR 72-600

    Toulouse, November 9, 2016 – The national flag carrier Air Vanuatu has started operations of its very first ATR 72-600. The aircraft, leased from Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), was recently delivered in Toulouse, France.   The (...)
  • ATR attends UN Climate Change Conference COP22 in Marrakech

    Toulouse, November 8, 2016 – ATR is present at the high-profile UN Climate Change Conference COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco, from November 7-18, 2016.   ATR is an integral partner and advocate in the global aviation (...)
  • PNG Air signs for five additional ATR 72-600s

    The airline confirms conversion of options just one year after introducing  the first ATR 72-600 into their fleet   Toulouse, November 7, 2016 – The world’s leading turboprop manufacturer ATR and Papua New Guinea (...)
  • Christian Scherer appointed Chief Executive Officer of ATR

    Toulouse, October 12, 2016 – ATR’s shareholders Airbus Group and Leonardo-Finmeccanica have appointed Christian Scherer (54), as Chief Executive Officer of ATR. He succeeds Patrick de Castelbajac, who will become Company Secretary and (...)