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ATR: Firm 113 Aircraft Sold in Outstanding 2017

  • ATR brings book-to-bill ratio to 1.45
  • The turboprop manufacturer stabilises turnover at historical US$ 1.8 billion level
Toulouse, January 22, 2018 – ATR achieved outstanding commercial results in 2017, booking firm orders for 113 aircraft, along with 40 options (see table below). The level of firm sales in 2017 tripled the number of orders received in 2016 (36). In 2017, the ATR turboprops once again ranked first among all the sales of regional aircraft below 90 seats.
The turboprop manufacturer delivered 80 aircraft (70 new ATR 72-600s, 8 new ATR 42-600s and 2 second hand ATRs), and reached a book-to-bill ratio of 1.45. ATR secured a solid backlog representing three years of production. ATR also stabilised its annual turnover at US$ 1.8 billon, among the best performing financial results of its over-35-years history.
In 2017, ATR has sold aircraft in every region of the world and in particular has invested substantially in growing markets. In the last year, ATR has developed its support capabilities with the introduction of two new training simulators, while two additional simulators will be introduced soon. Last year, ATR achieved also the milestone of having 300 of its aircraft covered by the comprehensive total care support Global Maintenance Agreement (GMA).
IndiGo India 50 ATR 72-600
FedEx USA   30 ATR 72-600F
Iran Air Iran 20 ATR 72-600
Mandarin Airlines Taiwan 6 ATR 72-600
Air Senegal Senegal 2 ATR 72-600
Air Tahiti France 1 ATR 72-600
Bahamasair Bahamas 1 ATR 72-600
BRA Sweden 1 ATR 72-600
Japan Air Commuter Japan 1 ATR 42-600
Undisclosed Undisclosed 1 ATR 72-600

About ATR:

About ATR:
ATR is the world leader in the regional aviation market. In 2018, the company achieved sales of $1.8 billion and its two models, the ATR 42 and 72, are the world’s best-selling aircraft in the below 90-seat category. The mission of the company’s 1,400 employees is to bring the world’s populations closer together and help all communities develop, in a sustainable way. With permanent innovation as a driving force, and thanks to the excellent performance of its turboprops, ATR opens up over 100 new routes every year. ATR aircraft also consume 40% less fuel and emit 40% less CO2 compared with other regional jets. ATR have been chosen by some 200 airlines, which operate their fleet in over 100 countries throughout the world.
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