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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).
FIRM ORDERS - 2017
 
AIRLINE COUNTRY AIRCRAFT
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:

European turboprop manufacturer ATR is the world leader in the regional aviation market. ATR designs, manufactures and delivers aircraft, with its fleet encompassing some 200 airlines in nearly 100 countries. The ATR 42 and the ATR 72 are the best-selling aircraft in the below 90-seat category. With continuous improvement as a driving force, ATR produces cutting edge, comfortable and versatile turboprops that help airlines expand their horizons by creating more than 100 new routes every year. Compared with other turboprops, ATRs offer an advantage of 40% on fuel burn, 20% on trip cost and 10% on seat cost, whilst offering the lowest noise emissions. ATR is an equal partnership between leading aerospace firms Airbus and Leonardo and benefits from a large global customer support network allowing it to deliver innovative services and solutions to its clients and operators all over the world. For more information, please visit http://www.atr-aircraft.com. Follow us on Twitter - #ATRLeads