Drukair, the national airline of Bhutan, has
taken delivery of a brand new ATR 42-600 aircraft.
ATR will serve small airports in the Himalayan Mountains and
links Bhutan with Kathmandu, Kolkata and Dhaka.
introduction of the -600 seriesí latest generation Standard 3
avionics suite, Drukair will benefit from RNP AR 0.3/0.3 which
further enhances airfield accessibility and operational
Drukairís ATR is also equipped with the ClearVision
system, which will provide pilots with improved vision and
The aircraft has been configured with 40 seats.
Tandi Wangchuk, Chief Executive Officer of Drukair said,
ďWe have been flying an ATR 42-500 aircraft since 2011, its versatility
and operational reliability have made it the ideal aircraft. When
evaluating how to improve on this performance, it makes sense to
upgrade to the latest-generation and we look forward to
introducing these evolutions to our passengers. Particularly the
modern Armonia cabin which will provide even more comfort to
everyone on board.Ē