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ATR: Firm 113 Aircraft Sold in Outstanding 2017

Monday 22 January 2018

  • 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:

ATR was founded in 1981 and is the world leader on the market for below-90-seat regional aircraft. Since its creation, ATR has sold nearly 1,700 aircraft. ATR aircraft equip the fleets of some 200 airlines in nearly 100 countries. ATR is an equal partnership between two major European aeronautical players, Airbus and Leonardo. Based in Toulouse, ATR is well established worldwide with a large customer support and sales network, including customer service centers, training centers and warehouses. For more information, log on to Follow us on YouTube: ATRbroadcast and on Twitter: @ATRaircraft .